Jet2.com has launched a new service from its base at Belfast International: Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, with fares starting at £54.99 one way including taxes.
The inaugural services will leave Belfast in early November, in time to mark the beginning of the winter 07/08 season, with all flights being offered on the airline’s larger Boeing 757 aircraft. What’s more, in what will be music to the ears of football fans across Northern Ireland, flights to Las Palmas will begin just a few weeks before Northern Ireland’s international in the city against Spain for a place in the next Euro Championships on the 21st November.
In other news, Jet2.com’s recently launched holiday company, Jet2holidays.com, will also be offering package holidays to Gran Canaria and Tenerife , which will be available to book from June, using Jet2.com’s low cost flight.
Gran Canaria is a perennial holiday favourites for British tourists. It boasts a climate that can support sunbathing throughout the year and is blessed with superb beaches .
Philip Meeson, boss of Jet2.com, said: “I am thrilled to launch our new routes to Gran Canaria from Belfast International today and we anticipate high demand for these services, as previously no one has been able to travel low cost to the islands. We expect this to be as successful as our Tenerife service - which is now on sale for it’s Second Winter Season.
“What’s more, with our services from Belfast International, we are offering unparalleled flexibility for those wanting to travel to these beautiful islands, where before they might have been tied into a deal that used prescribed departure dates.
” We’ll be cheering Northern Ireland on during the game too!
“We are proud to yet again be pushing the boundaries when it comes to offering our passengers the latest routes at the lowest possible fares. Gran Canaria is a wonderful destination and our new services ideally suit those wanting to go a little further a field but still wanting to enjoy low cost fares and award-winning service.”