Former Blackpool Airport airline announces three new holiday routes

Steve Heapey
Steve Heapey
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County tourists will be able to take advantage of new holiday destinations next summer.

Jet2 has announced three new destinations flying from Manchester – Bourgas in Bulgaria, Chania in Crete and Izmir in Turkey.

The three new routes follow the recent news of the announcement of a route from Manchester to La Rochelle, from the firm whihc used to fly from Blackpool Airport until 2014.

All routes will begin from 2019.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: “We are extremely excited about our Summer 19 programme from Manchester Airport, which is our biggest and best to date. The three fantastic brand new destinations announced today give holidaymakers even more choice with our award-winning airline and package holiday business, and mean a total of four new destinations for Summer 19 from Manchester.

“The addition of flights to Bourgas means we will operate to Bulgaria for the first time. Greece continues to attract holidaymakers in huge numbers, and this new route Chania in Crete opens up the north west of this beautiful island. Finally, Turkey continues to see huge demand so we are opening up more resorts on the west coast of this fantastic country, by adding flights and holidays to Izmir.

"We are hugely excited about Summer 19 when we will have thousands of 2-5-star hotels and a fleet of aircraft full of happy holidaymakers enjoying the VIP customer service that Jet2.com and Jet2holidays delivers.”