A Gateway to Eastern Europe with

Posted in New Routes, Announcements

March 27, 2013 at 16:51

- Leading leisure airline launches direct flights from the region to Budapest and Prague
- Prices start from £37 per person has announced the launch of Budapest and Prague, becoming the only airline in the region to give local travellers access to the two Eastern European hotspots, direct from East Midlands Airport.

On sale today, great value flights to Budapest start from £38 per person and Prague from £37 per person. Jet2holidays’ package city breaks are also available from £159 per person for 3 nights bed and breakfast and only a £60 deposit.

The twice weekly services commence on 7th November 2013 to Prague and 8th November 2013 to Budapest – perfectly timed for local passengers to enjoy the ultimate winter city break in these two vibrant, cultural cities.

Steve Heapy, Chief Executive of and Jet2holidays, said: “We’re thrilled to be the only airline in the region to give East Midlands’ travellers access to these two Eastern European gems direct from their doorstep. Our great value flights will save local passengers time and money by removing the need to travel to other UK airports. We’ve made both these routes available following huge customer demand so are very confident they will be a great success – I’d encourage people looking for an exciting city break this winter to book now to avoid disappointment!”

Stephen Turner, Aviation Director M.A.G. said: “Budapest and Prague are both real highlights when it comes to European city breaks, offering holidaymakers fantastic cultural hot spots to explore, night life to enjoy and awesome scenery to be amazed by.'s brand new routes direct from East Midlands Airport are an important addition to our destination map that we anticipate are going to be hugely popular additions to the services currently available from the region.”

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