Archive Boosts Barcelona Flights

June 20, 2011 at 11:31

  • Capacity on 2012 Barcelona flights increased by 25% with five flights a week 
  • 2012 direct flights to Reus on the Costa Daurada also go on sale 
  • Prices start from £29.99 one way including taxes 


Just a month after launching its 2012 flights to Barcelona from Manchester Airport, the north’s leading leisure airline,, has announced it is increasing capacity by 25%, making it even easier for people in the North West to take a city break in the Catalan capital.

In addition, has also put on sale 2012 flights to Reus, situated just south of Barcelona on the Costa Daurada an ideal choice for those seeking a ‘sea and sand’ break but maybe also a day trip to the bright lights of Barcelona.

Flights to Barcelona for 2012 will depart five times a week while and the flights to Reus will be twice weekly- both start from £29.99 one way including taxes.

Those looking for a package break can enjoy a great value ATOL protected holiday from sister company Jet2holidays, which combine flights, resort transfers and 22kg of baggage allowance with handpicked two to five star hotels and apartments.  Savvy holidaymakers can even save an additional £100 on their well earned break if they book before 4 July 2011.

Stunning Barcelona Catherdral 

Ian Doubtfire, managing director of, commented: “Since we launched our 2012 flights to Barcelona, we’ve had strong demand. We’re pleased to make it possible for even more people to get away and enjoy the magical city of Barcelona.  The news means that in the last two weeks has announced 100,000 additional seats on 2012 flights. Meanwhile, our flights to Reus give people even more flexibility, to explore the surrounding area of the Costa Daurada and the popular PortAventura theme park. as well as enabling them to get to their final holiday destination as speedily as possible.”

For those not wanting to wait until 2012 for their holiday, currently has a summer sale with up to 75% off 2011 flights. For more information or to book, visit for flights or for package holidays.

Example Jet2holidays package:

 A seven night Jet2holidays break at the three star Aparthotel Esmeraldas on the Tossa de Mar starts from £289 per person including flights from Manchester to Barcelona, resort transfers and 22kg of baggage allowance.