In a major milestone on its growth and development strategy, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has formally taken delivery of the first of 30 brand new Next Generation 737-800 aircraft from Boeing. The new aircraft, which seats 189 passengers, was handed over to Jet2.com and Jet2holidays at a special ceremony at Boeing’s Seattle Delivery Centre in the United States.
Jet2holidays has announced the appointment of Andy Cooper as head of regulation, compliance and resilience. Cooper has been supporting the business as a consultant since May 2015, making a significant contribution to the optimisation of its health and safety programme and crisis management arrangements.
Boeing and UK leisure airline Jet2.com finalised an order today for three Next Generation 737-800s, valued at $288 million at current list prices. Jet2.com previously ordered 27 Next Generation 737-800s in September 2015 and operates an all-Boeing fleet of more than 60 airplanes.
Boeing and Jet2.com have finalised an order for 27 Next Generation 737-800s, valued at approximately $2.6 billion at current list prices. Jet2.com currently operates an all-Boeing fleet of nearly 60 aircraft; however, this is the organisation’s first direct Boeing order.
Yorkshire leisure airline Jet2.com has revealed growth and investment plans in the region, including bringing its call centre operations to Leeds and building a new state-of-the-art Training Academy. The carrier expects the new developments to generate over 80 new jobs for local people.
Jet2holidays is treating customers to a trio of transatlantic gems with the launch yesterday of 2014 city breaks to new destinations Boston and Toronto, in addition to giving people a further bite of the Big Apple with an Easter trip to New York.
Travelport, a leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions and data to companies operating in the global travel industry, today announces that European low cost carriers, Jet2.com and Norwegian, are the latest participants in the aggregated shopping component of its recently launched Travelport Merchandising Platform.
Steve Heapy has been promoted to the position of chief executive of Jet2.com. Heapy will also head up in-house tour operator Jet2holidays, with company founder Philip Meeson becoming executive chairman.
Six passengers on an Alicante-bound plane from Glasgow Airport have been hospitalised after the Jet2 airline was forced to make an emergency stop. The captain of the flight declared an emergency at after smoke was detected in the cabin.
Jet2.com has announced the launch of three new destinations as it adds a fourth dedicated Jet2.com aircraft which will be permanently based at Glasgow airport creating over 50 new jobs.