Jet2 launches new routes and extra flights from UK airports to Italy, Spain and more

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Jet2 has launched new routes

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Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray


Published: 27/11/2023

- 15:43

Jet2 will launch new routes and extra flights in 2024

Airline Jet2 will introduce new routes from UK airports that will start in 2024.

This includes new routes to popular European destinations that holidaymakers can take advantage of next years.


As well as new routes, flights will travel more frequently to popular destinations.

Those flying from Edinburgh Airport will notice the biggest changes with two new routes added for summer 2024.

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More services will go to Rome

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Flights have been introduced or expanded from Edinburgh Airport to Rome, Malta, Chambery and Prague.

These include new Monday and Friday services to Rome beginning from March 8 and new Wednesday services to Malta starting from May 1.

Weekly Saturday services will operate to Chambery between February 10 and April 6 and services will operate from Edinburgh to Prague from October 3, 2024 to March 27, 2025.

Jet2 has also added additional flights and holidays to popular destinations including Lanzarote, Malaga, Antalya, Bodrum, Larnaca, Gran Canaria, Naples, Split, Tenerife, Verona and Zante.

It has also added extra seats for summer 2024 at popular destinations Canary Islands, Mainland Spain, Turkey, Cyprus, Greece, Croatia and Italy.

This comes as Jet2 announced it would put on extra flights to Rome for the 2024 Six Nations Rugby.

It shared the news earlier this year and said they would run around the Italy v England and Italy v Scotland games.

Italy v England (Saturday 3rd February 2024)

Birmingham – four additional services to Rome (Thursday 1, Friday 2, Sunday 4and Monday 5 February). This is in addition to existing services departing on Monday and Friday – meaning two daily departures to choose from on both of those days.

Leeds, Bradford – two additional services to Rome (Friday 2 and Monday 5 February), perfectly timed for a long weekend in Rome for the fixture.

Manchester – two additional services to Rome (Friday 2 and Monday 5 February), further enhancing choice on top of an existing schedule which sees departures on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

Newcastle - two additional services to Rome (Friday 2 and Monday 5 February), perfectly timed for a long weekend in Rome for the fixture.

London Stansted - four additional services to Rome (Thursday 1, Friday 2, Sunday 4 and Monday 5 February) giving lots of choice for those looking to enjoy the weekend or a long weekend.

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Flights will go to more places from the UK

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Italy v Scotland (Saturday 9th March 2024)

Glasgow - two additional services to Rome (Friday 8 and Monday 11 March), perfectly timed for a long weekend in Rome for the fixture. This is in addition to existing services departing on Monday and Friday – meaning two daily departures to choose from on both of those days.

CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays Steve Heapy said: “Our flights to Rome for this year’s Six Nations are proving to be incredibly popular, with customers enjoying the sporting action in one of the world’s most unforgettable cities. Following the publication of the 2024 fixtures, we have already seen strong demand, so we have acted fast to provide customers and independent travel agents with even more choice.

"Whether it’s a flight with Jet2.com or a city break with Jet2CityBreaks, we have a superb programme on sale to Rome for the 2024 Six Nations and we expect seats to sell very quickly.”

This comes as easyJet shared it will introduce 12 new routes travelling from the UK to Europe.

It includes new flights to Spain, Portugal and Malta and will be in operation from summer 2024.

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