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Tivat, Montenegro
Tivat, Montenegro

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are offering a huge programme for Summer 24, with 45 sun and city destinations on sale from London Stansted Airport. This offers local customers and independent travel agents with unrivalled choice and flexibility when it comes to booking or enjoying a much-needed getaway to their favourite summer destinations. 

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays wave off their first flight to Tivat from London Stansted Airport today, Monday 1st April, when their inaugural flight to Montenegro departs. The busy flight marks the start of the leading leisure airline and UK’s largest tour operator giving local customers a taste of Montenegro by operating up to two weekly services (Monday and Thursday) to Tivat from London Stansted Airport until 28th October 2024.

Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks are further expanding their programme next month from London Stansted Airport, as their inaugural flight to Nice will depart on 3rd May 2024, offering two weekly services (Monday and Friday) until 1st November 2024.

As well as offering flights and holidays to Nice from London Stansted Airport with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, packages are also on sale through Jet2CityBreaks to the French city.

Centring on the magnificent Porto Montenegro marina, featuring yachts, designer shopping and spectacular restaurants, the beautiful town of Tivat twinkles with luxury. Traces of Montenegro’s history is dotted around the town, including sacred monuments and classic architecture. Between the lush vegetation, colourful streets and favourable Mediterranean climate, Tivat will charm you time and time again. Outside of Tivat, wider Montenegro offers peaceful bays, luscious lakes, adorable islands and picturesque hikes through its National Park for a holiday that keeps on giving.

For customers seeking a summery city break full of culture and luxury, they should look no further than a delightful getaway to Nice. Located on the South East coast of France, Nice is a glamorous coastal city full of life with pastel-clouded townhouses and stylish architecture. Sitting on the shimmering Mediterranean, holidaymakers can alternate between lazing on the beach and wandering the dainty Old Town for delicious dining and superb shopping.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “We are delighted to be waving off our first flight to Tivat from London Stansted Airport and look forward to seeing our inaugural flight to Nice take off from the base next month too. The addition of these stunning holiday destinations has proven to be extremely popular with customers and independent travel agents looking for glorious sunshine alongside that authentic cultural experience. Tivat and Nice are fantastic additions to our enormous Summer 24 programme from London Stansted Airport, and it means we are extending our popular costal holiday offerings significantly for locals in the South East. As the UK’s largest tour operator, we are giving customers and independent travel agents unrivalled choice when it comes to enjoying a holiday from London Stansted Airport this Summer 24, with award-winning customer experience on top.”

Ana Tripković Marković, Director of National Tourism Organisation of Montenegro, said: “The new route to Montenegro operated by renowned company Jet2.com shows significant progress in the field of better tourist connections between the UK and Montenegro. For us, this is a very important step, bearing in mind that the UK market is one of the most important for Montenegro as a tourist destination, from which we recorded growing trends. In the third quarter of the previous year, Montenegro was in second place in Europe in terms of growth in the number of tourists from UK compared to 2019, according to the European Travel Commission. We believe that significant contributions were made by Jet2holidays, in which we see a loyal partner for further activities. We are sure this airline will enable us to welcome tourists from the UK who have not had the opportunity to visit our country, and we will do our best to provide an unforgettable experience for them.”

Gwenaelle Delos, Director for Atout France in the UK & Ireland, said: “We are pleased with this new route with Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks connecting London Stansted Airport to Nice. This presents a unique opportunity for travellers to discover the charm of Nice Cote d’Azur. From the vibrant Rose Festival to the Garden Festival, the iconic arrival of the Tour de France, and the prestigious Olympic Flame ceremony, along with the region’s exceptional cuisine and diverse museums, Nice Cote d’Azur boasts a rich array of experiences. The destination encompasses the scenic coastal areas, the picturesque mid-country landscapes, access to the southern Alps, the vibrant city of Nice, and various other cities, all complemented by an array of captivating festivals.” 

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays took off to Malta for the first time from Belfast International Airport

Also, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have waved off their first flight to Malta from Belfast International Airport, celebrating the launch of the brand-new route for Summer 24 from the airport.

The busy flight marks the start of the leading leisure airline and UK’s largest tour operator operating flights and holidays to Malta from Belfast International Airport for Summer 24 until 31st October 2024. The launch of weekly Thursday services to the Mediterranean destination from the airport means customers and independent travel agents in the region will be able access the popular destination for the first time, as well as the neighbouring island of Gozo.

There were celebrations in the air at the airport for the inaugural flight, as holidaymakers received branded cupcakes at check-in.

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Holidaymakers in Northern Ireland will be able to explore Malta’s history packed towns and blissful marinas, and the addition of the new route comes in response to strong demand from local customers and independent travel agents for Summer 24 flights and holidays. As well as discovering the hidden treasures and Italian-inspired cuisine of Malta, holidaymakers heading over to Gozo will find centuries-old architecture, brilliant beaches and shimmering lagoons for a versatile itinerary.

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are offering an unrivalled programme for Summer 24 from Belfast International Airport, with 20 sun and city destinations on sale across the Mediterranean, Canary Islands and Europe. This offers customers and independent travel agents plenty of choice and flexibility when it comes to booking a much-needed getaway to their favourite summer destinations.

Steve Heapy said: “We are delighted to see our first flight to Malta take off from Belfast International Airport today. Feedback from customers and independent travel agents in Northern Island has been telling us that flights and holidays to Malta and Gozo are very much in demand for Summer 24, and we know that this is a destination that customers want to experience. Since putting services on sale to Malta from Belfast International Airport, local customers and independent travel agents have been booking getaways to the stunning hotspot in their numbers. As the UK’s largest tour operator, we are giving customers and independent travel agents in the region unrivalled choice when it comes to enjoying a holiday this summer.”

Alan Borg, Malta International Airport‘s Chief Executive Officer, added: “It is immensely encouraging for us to see Jet2.com and Jet2holidays operate this new route, connecting our airport to Belfast, in addition to 9 other routes to airports across the United Kingdom which have been secured for this summer season. These developments will continue to bolster Malta International Airport’s connectivity with the United Kingdom, which remains one of the most popular markets for our airport.”

Tolene van der Merwe, Director of Visit Malta for the UK & Ireland, said: “We are really excited that visitors to Malta from Northern Ireland will now be able to fly direct from Belfast International Airport with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays. Malta is a very popular destination for visitors from the UK and Ireland and this new route from Belfast gives more people the opportunity to visit our wonderful Mediterranean islands. We look forward to welcoming visitors from Northern Ireland to experience the many attractions that Malta has to offer, including amazing historical sites, great food, beaches, water sports and mostly importantly, sunshine.”

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