Data from travel intelligence company OAG has revealed Jet2.com has outperformed all other UK airlines for on-time performance in 13 out of the previous 14 months.
Dart Group, owner of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, has reported a jump in operating profit to £131 million, a 27 per cent increase on last year. The figure was driven by a 38 per cent rise in sales, to £2.39 billion, as more people jetted off on holiday.
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has announced that a 327-seat Airbus A330 will come into operation at Manchester Airport for the summer this week. The new aircraft will enable the company to add more seats and capacity to support its biggest ever summer holidays and flights programme.
Jet2.com is making sure skiers can hit the slopes while reinforcing its position as Yorkshire’s largest airline, by adding more flights and capacity to leading ski destination, Geneva. The news means that Jet2.com is currently the only airline serving Geneva from Leeds Bradford in winter 2017/18.
Jet2holidays is helping more customers to make the most of their last day on holiday after expanding its exclusive resort flight check in service to include more destinations and hotels this summer.
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays is adding four new routes, extra capacity and more aircraft to its operations at Stansted Airport. Ahead of its first flights launching from London Stansted on March 30th, the leisure airline has confirmed the addition of new routes Antalya, Corfu, Dalaman and Split.
Jet2.com has scrapped card fees for all bookings paid for with a credit card, debit card or AMEX. Steve Heapy, chief executive of Jet2.com, said: “We led the way in ditching credit card fees a year ago, when Jet2.com and Jet2holidays became the first airline and package holiday operator in the UK to drop all credit card charges on flights and holidays.”
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.