Expanding our Summer 20 programme from Leeds Bradford


Posted in Announcements

October 14, 2019 at 16:54 and Jet2holidays has responded to the extra demand from local holidaymakers by adding thousands of seats and holidays to popular sun destinations from Leeds Bradford Airport, including the Canary Islands, Turkey, Bulgaria and Menorca.

As Yorkshire’s leading airline and tour operator we have once again demonstrated our commitment to the base, by adding weekly flights to several popular hotspots. It means local holidaymakers have even more choice and flexibility, with over 200 weekly flights departing to 49 destinations during the peak summer holiday season.

The announcement includes a major expansion of our Canary Islands programme, meaning up to 24 services a week departing from Leeds Bradford Airport thanks to additional flights to Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria.

The extra capacity from Leeds Bradford Airport includes:

  • Canary Islands – up to 24 weekly departures to the Canaries in Summer 20, thanks to additional services to Tenerife (now nine services per week thanks to TWO additional weekly flights), Lanzarote (now six services per week), Gran Canaria (now five services per week) and Fuerteventura (now up to four services per week in the peak school holidays).
  • Turkey – now 18 services every week to the Turkish sunshine, thanks to additional flights to Antalya (now eight per week) and Dalaman (now seven per week). This is in addition to twice weekly-services to Bodrum and a weekly Wednesday service to Izmir.
  • Bourgas (Bulgaria) ongoing popularity of this new for Summer 19 destination means an extra weekly service, taking frequency to three per week.
  • Menorca – additional service meaning six flights every week.


The programme gives Yorkshire holidaymakers even more choice and flexibility when choosing flights and holidays to their favourite sun and city destinations across Europe, the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands next summer. With daily, double-daily and even three flights daily to the most popular sun and city destinations, this scorching summer programme represents more than TWO MILLION seats on sale.

Today’s news follows additional flights to Lanzarote and Fuerteventura which were announced in September, and other key highlights for Summer 20 from Leeds Bradford Airport with and Jet2holidays include:

  • Great choice and flexibility to the most popular sunshine hotspots. Daily, double-daily or even three flights daily to destinations such as Malaga, Alicante, Faro, Palma (Majorca) and Ibiza.
  • Greece – great choice of eight Greek destinations, with multiple weekly services providing more flexibility. This includes Crete (Heraklion) (five weekly services), Corfu (three weekly services), Kos (three weekly services), Rhodes (three weekly services), Zante (three weekly services), Kefalonia (two weekly services), Halkidiki (two weekly services) and Crete (Chania) (weekly services).
  • Cyprus – four weekly services to both Larnaca and Paphos.
  • ItalyPisa (two weekly services), Verona (weekly Wednesday service), Rome (two weekly services), Naples (two weekly services) and Venice (two weekly services).
  • Croatia – three weekly services to Dubrovnik and Split, as well as two weekly services to Pula.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “There continues to be strong demand for our award-winning flights and ATOL protected package holidays from Leeds Bradford Airport, so this latest expansion yet again underlines our commitment to giving local holidaymakers the best choice. With 49 fantastic destinations, over two million seats, and over 200 weekly departures during the peak summer season, local holidaymakers have more choice and flexibility than ever with Yorkshire’s leading airline and tour operator.”