Archive Launches a Scrum-ptious New Flight for Scottish Rugby Fans

May 14, 2015 at 14:37

Leading leisure airline,, is launching an additional flight to Rome for Scotland rugby union fans wanting to see their team take on Italy in the Six Nations Championships next February.

The scrum-ptious new flight to Rome means fans can enjoy a memorable city break weekend in the Italian capital whilst also seeing their sporting heroes in action. Expected to be in high demand, it will depart from Glasgow Airport on Friday 26th February 2016 at 07:00 and return at 11:55 on Monday 29th February, allowing plenty of time to soak up all that Rome has to offer.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “Rome is a fantastic place for a city break and one of our most sought after holiday destinations. When you add to this a prestigious event such as the Six Nations Championship, you really do have the makings of a great action-packed weekend. We’re expecting to see high demand from Scotland fans and we hope that this additional flight will ensure that they have the opportunity to enjoy this great sporting experience in all its glory. Here’s hoping we see a win for Scotland too!”

Rugby enthusiasts looking to experience more from the Six Nations Championships can also fly from Manchester to Rome with on the earlier date of 12th February 2016.