Jet2.com and Jet2holidays announced the launch of flights and holidays to Sicily from five UK bases, with the first flights departing at the end of April 2022. Adding Sicily as a summer destination responds to tourism demand. From the UK, the leading leisure airline and all-inclusive holiday specialist will see operating seven weekly flights from the UK. Jet2.com and Jet2holidays will operate to Sicily from the airports of Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and London Stansted, with direct flights to Catania Airport.
Sicily, among the UK’s tourists, is a well-established destination, offering a variety of possibilities, from beach holidays to those in town. Jet2holidays, the UK’s leading tour operator in Europe, launches holiday packages for Sicily with an exceptional choice of coastal and artistic locations. The flight schedule for sale for Summer 22 is as follows: Sicily (Catania Airport): Birmingham (weekly services on Wednesdays operate from 4th May to 26th October); Bristol (weekly services every Tuesday running from May 3rd to October 25th); Leeds Bradford (weekly Wednesday services running from May 4 to October 26); Manchester (up to two weekly services with flights operating from 30 April to 29 October); London Stansted (up to two weekly services with flights operating from 1 May to 30 October).
“We are still seeing tremendous demand for the summer of 2022, so we’re adding Sicily to our program to give freelance travel agents and clients more options. The beautiful Italian island offers everything for vacationers from culture and history to rays,” said Steve Hebe, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays. “Sun and magic, and we start sales with an exceptional choice of flights, resorts and hotels. We are extremely excited to launch this new program for Sicily for the summer of 2022 and we know that this magical destination, along with our location, will be the royal flights and award-winning holiday packages very popular with clients and independent travel agents.”
SAC President and CEO Sandro Gambosa and Niko Torres commented: “The arrival of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays at Catania Airport is excellent news for the entire tourism sector. The British company, with a long tradition of scheduled and chartered flights from the UK to holiday destinations, will allow our airport, The first in Sicily to host it, by receiving more and more tourists to the island and increasing the number of flights offered to English destinations, at particularly competitive prices. We are confident that Jet2.com and Jet2holidays will help in launching a virtuous circle that will increase the motivation of travel in the post Pandemic. “