and Jet2holidays celebrate first flight to Jersey from Newcastle Airport and Jet2holidays will wave off its first ever customers from Newcastle Airport to the island of Jersey, when their inaugural flight takes off from the base tomorrow (26th June).

The flight marks the start of the leading leisure airline and tour operator operating weekly Saturday services to the largest of the Channel Islands for Summer 21 until 25th September from Newcastle Airport.

It comes after the companies significantly expanded their flights and holidays programme to Jersey for this summer in response to demand from customers, seeing the addition of a brand-new route to Jersey from Newcastle Airport for Summer 21.

As well as offering holidaymakers in the North East plenty of choice and flexibility when it comes to visiting Jersey this summer, customers can enjoy ATOL protected package holidays through Jet2holidays with a range of 3-5 star accommodation available in Grouville, St Helier, St Brelade’s Bay, St Peter and St Aubin.

When booking a flight or holiday with or Jet2holidays, customers can experience all the award-winning benefits that they have come to know and love. Whether it is VIP customer service, friendly flight times and a generous 22kg baggage allowance through a flight-only booking with, which saw the airline win five accolades at the 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards for Airlines; or that very same VIP customer service, in-resort Customer Helpers, free child places and ATOL protection with the UK’s second largest tour operator, Jet2holidays, customers can be assured that they are in the very best hands with the Which? Recommended Provider.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “This first flight from Newcastle Airport to Jersey marks the start of our flights and holidays programme to the popular holiday destination in the region, and we are delighted to be waving customers off on this special flight. We have seen strong demand from customers who are looking to enjoy a holiday on this stunning island, and we expect this level of interest to continue with sales continuing to perform well. We look forward to taking more customers on holiday to Jersey and other destinations this summer and getting back to doing what we do best – taking customers away on our award-winning flights and Real Package Holidays.”

Richard Knight, Chief Operating Officer at Newcastle International Airport said: "We are delighted to welcome and Jet2holidays back to the Airport with their very first flight to Jersey from the region. It is great that the airline has reacted to strong demand from the North East travelling public and we are pleased that they will be offering weekly flights and ATOL protected package holidays for those looking to discover this Channel Island destination this summer.

"We are very much looking forward to welcoming more passengers back to the Airport and we have a Ten Point Plan of safety measures in place to ensure the terminal is a safe environment for all. These include social distancing, mandatory mask wearing and over 100 hand sanitiser stations located throughout the terminal."

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