Archive Launches 45th Destination - Croatian Gem Pula

Posted in New Routes, Announcements

August 01, 2012 at 14:59

- Direct flights for summer 2013 start from £46.99 per person
- Seven night package holidays with Jet2holidays from just £599 per person
- Three Croatian holiday hotspots now available from Leeds Bradford Airport

Yorkshire’s leading leisure airline,, has today announced its 45th city, sun and ski destination from Leeds Bradford Airport - the Croatian gem of Pula.

On sale today, flights to this stunning port town start from £46.99 one way including taxes. The weekly Sunday flights will start on 26th May 2013 and fly throughout the summer until 29th September. Great value package holidays are available in the resorts of Pula, Rovinj and Porec with sister company Jet2holidays and start from £599 per person for seven nights.

This new destination means Yorkshire holidaymakers now have a hat trick of Croatian hotspots to choose from next year. In addition to Pula, also offers flights to the stunning coastal resorts of Split and Dubrovnik.

Ian Doubtfire, Managing Director of, said: “We are delighted to announce the launch of our new summer 2013 flights to the Croatian resort of Pula from Leeds Bradford Airport. Known for its beautiful beaches, clear warm waters and rich cultural history, it is easy to see why Croatia is fast becoming one of the most sought after destinations with Brits looking for a relaxing and scenic summer holiday.”

“We’re confident that Pula will be a welcome addition with local holidaymakers as our other Croatian hotspots, Split and Dubrovnik, also continue to grow in popularity. This latest addition demonstrates our commitment to providing our loyal customers with an unrivalled choice of great value flights and holidays to some of Europe’s top destinations direct from their local airport.”

Tony Hallwood, Leeds Bradford Airport’s Commercial Director, said: “Pula is the perfect choice for a relaxing holiday in Croatia and I am sure will prove a popular destination with holidaymakers from Leeds Bradford Airport. Located beneath seven hills and with views of the Adriatic, Pula's unspoiled natural surroundings are stunning. The area is known for its well preserved Roman buildings and impressive amphitheatre along with its fishing industry and local wine making.”

Destination Snapshot
Set on the southern tip of the Istrian Peninsula, Pula is rich in history and charm. Known as Terra Magica (the Magic Land) there is something to suit all types of holidaymaker. Sun worshippers can relax on one of the beautiful beaches overlooking the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea. Culture vultures will enjoy exploring the charming old town – home to one of the largest surviving Roman amphitheatres – while shoppers will love visiting the quaint markets, perfect for picking up hand-crafted souvenirs.

Jet2holidays Example Packages

Rovinj, Croatia – Seven nights half-board at the three star plus Hotel Park, departing Leeds Bradford Airport starts from £599 per person, based on 2 adults sharing, including transfers and a 22kg baggage allowance.

Ideal for couples, Hotel Park is situated next to the shore and picturesque marina, offering fantastic views of Rovinj old town and coastline. With the beach and shops nearby, this makes the perfect location for a great holiday.

Porec, Croatia – Seven nights half-board at the three star Hotel Mediteran, departing Leeds Bradford Airport starts from £629 per person, based on 2 adults sharing, including transfers and a 22kg baggage allowance.

One of the most popular hotels in Pula, the Hotel Mediteran is located in a tranquil setting just a short walk away from the beach. Facilities include a tennis court, mini golf, kids club, two restaurants and a cocktail bar, offering fun for all the family. offers flights to 45 city, sun and ski destinations from Leeds Bradford Airport. In addition to friendly flight times, all passengers enjoy a generous 22kg baggage allowance and allocated seating. Jet2holidays customers can secure a package break for just £60 deposit per person.

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