Latest News and Jet2CityBreaks bring forward launch of brand-new Porto programme to Summer 24
Airlines and Jet2CityBreaks bring forward launch of brand-new Porto programme to Summer 24


The companies will operate two weekly services (Thursday and Sunday) from then until 3rd November 2024, giving customers earlier access to the famous Portuguese city. and Jet2CityBreaks have announced that they have brought forward the launch of their brand-new city destination of Porto to Summer 24 from Manchester Airport – on the back of huge demand for city breaks and flights.

Back in November, the companies announced the launch of flights and city breaks to Porto for Summer 25 from two of their UK airports – Birmingham and Manchester Airports.

This programme has now been brought forward to Summer 24 from Manchester Airport, with flights launching on 4th July 2024.

The launch of brand-new Porto for Summer 24 gives holidaymakers access to northern Portugal’s biggest city, which offers everything from extensive history and sightseeing to delicious cuisine, buzzing nightlife, and relaxation. Situated on the Douro River, this city of delights combines vibrant city life with beautiful beaches on Portugal’s coastline, meaning it is a suitable destination for couples, families, and groups of friends alike. Holidaymakers can get their culture fix by exploring world-class museums and galleries, stroll the labyrinthine of streets and hit the shops, or visit the beautiful beaches of Foz do Dour.

The launch of flights and city breaks to Porto from Manchester Airport for Summer 24 means that Jet2 now has 59 destinations on sale from the airport this coming summer.

The UK’s leading leisure airline and largest operator of European city breaks will still operate flights and city breaks to Porto from Birmingham and Manchester Airports in 2025, with two weekly services (Thursday and Sunday) operating from both bases during Summer 25.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “Since announcing the launch of the brand-new city destination of Porto, we have experienced phenomenal demand. We always listen to what our customers and independent travel agent partners are telling us so we have acted quickly to bring forward the launch of Porto by a whole year, meaning flights and city breaks to Porto are now available from Manchester Airport for Summer 24. As the largest operator of European city breaks this expands our programme are even further, and we know this news will be a huge hit with customers looking to travel to this superb city.”

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