14/09/2012 Lanzarote/Great Britain (BG) - British airliner Jet2.com has announced its intention to introduce a new flight from Lanzarote to Manchester in February next year. The new flight, originally scheduled to launch on March 28th of next year, has now been brought forward to February 14th.
As a result of this additional flight, the tour operator will also expand Jet2holidays range of package holidays offered to its customers. The company said “Those British tourists, who want to escape the cold English winter, may do so by enjoying a stay in one of 73 excellent hotels ranging from 3 to 5 stars that Jet2holidays have an agreement in place with”.
The airline added “In the UK we are promoting Lanzarote as an ideal destination for both winter and summer and the addition of this flight means more passengers travelling to the Lanzarote, demonstrating our commitment to the island”.
“This is great news for us, for our customers and of course for tour operators on the island who may receive more tourists during the winter”, revealed Jet2holidays managing director Steve Heapy.
In additional welcome news for Jet2.com and its tour operator Jet2holidays, they were recognized for their contribution and commitment to the island and received an award from ‘El jurado de los premios Isla de Lanzarote y Distinguidos del Turismo del presente año’.
According to the awards jury the airline “is worthy of the highest honour and the greatest recognition because it has made a firm commitment to increase the connectivity of the island to the United Kingdom”.
“The airline also continues to increase their commitment to Lanzarote every season”, they added. Currently, Jet2.com, the airline operator of the tourism organisation, has already announced seven routes to Lanzarote airport from various UK airports in 2013.
The company transported 16,535 passengers to Lanzarote during the month of August, an increase of 56.89% on the same period in 2011 and with an occupancy rate of 98.17% on its flights; it is the largest of all airline operating out of Guacimeta airport.