and Jet2holidays extend Summer season to Greece in response to customer demand and Jet2holidays have responded to demand from customers looking to enjoy some Greek sunshine in late summer, by adding more flights and holidays to Zante, Crete (Heraklion) and Rhodes from Newcastle Airport, extending the Summer 21 season and providing customers with more choice.

The leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist has stepped quickly in to meet demand from local holidaymakers by adding new flights in October and November. With customers looking to get away for their much-needed holidays this summer, today’s announcement gives them even more choice in the late summer period.

The addition of these new flights, as well as an expanded choice of 2-5 star hotels and great deals, means that and Jet2holidays have moved quickly to provide customers with more opportunity to grab a slice of the summer sun.

The new flights added today are as follows:

• Zante – extra flying from Newcastle means the season is extended until the end of October for the first time. Jet2holidays also has a wider selection of hotels and resorts on sale in Zante than ever before.

Rhodes – extra flying from Newcastle means and Jet2holidays are extending the summer season in Rhodes to mid-November.

• Crete (Heraklion) – extra flying from Newcastle means and Jet2holidays are extending the summer season in Heraklion to 9th November.

Jet2holidays is responding to demand for the assurance that its ATOL protected package holidays provide; in particular confirming that customers will be refunded quickly if their holiday is affected by travel restrictions.

Over the past year and Jet2holidays have received praise from customers, consumer organisations, media, and independent travel agents for their industry-leading and prompt refunding of over £1bn to customers whose travel plans have been affected by programme changes during the pandemic. and Jet2holidays are ranked as the number one and two travel firms for providing refunds, according to a travel refund cancellation survey by (MSE). was also recognised by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) as the only UK airline to promptly provide refunds.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “There continues to be enormous pent-up demand from local holidaymakers, who want nothing more than to get away to the sunshine and enjoy their well-deserved holidays. As always, we listen to what customers want and react accordingly, so that we can provide them with the holiday choices that they want. Extending the summer season to Greece means we are doing exactly that; giving customers more opportunity to get away and enjoy a much-needed holiday. As a result of the assurance that customers get from our award-winning flights and ATOL protected package holidays, we will be continuing to respond to the demand so that when travel opens up, we can take customers from Newcastle Airport to their favourite holiday hotspots.”

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