Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks announce extended flights to Iceland from Manchester Airport
The airline has responded to strong demand for trips and holidays to Iceland
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Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks have today put an expanded programme on sale to Iceland from Manchester Airport for Winter 2024/25.
The leading leisure airline and UK’s largest operator of city breaks to Europe have responded to strong demand for trips and holidays to Iceland and put more flights on sale next winter, at some of the best times to see the Northern Lights. As a result of the expansion, services are now available for the first time in December and from the end of January.
As well as offering customers and independent travel agents more choice and flexibility than ever before, the launch of the programme means holidaymakers can book ahead, as this is the earliest that Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks have ever put their Iceland programme on sale.
The expanded programme will see the companies fly twice-weekly (Monday and Thursday) from Manchester Airport to Iceland from October3 to December 9 2024, and from January 30 to Aprilb 28 2025.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “Iceland is a destination that has continued to see strong demand due to its many stunning natural wonders, so we are delighted to be launching an expanded Iceland programme for Winter 24/25 from Manchester Airport.
“ As well as extending the season to Iceland from the airport and offering more scheduled services than ever before, we have also responded to strong demand from customers wanting to book ahead by launching the programme nice and early.
“Thanks to this expansion, we are giving customers and independent travel agents the biggest and best flexibility when it comes to visiting Iceland, and we have no doubt they will be flocking to book flights and city breaks to this magical destination.
“The beauty of Iceland, coupled with the fantastic benefits available through Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks, means we are looking ahead to a very busy programme next winter.”
All flights to Keflavík International Airport near Reykjavik are operated by Jet2.com, and they are timed perfectly for customers wishing to experience the natural wonders of Iceland, such as the Northern Lights, as well as for the October half-term, and in the countdown to Christmas, as well as the February half-term and Easter holidays.
Thanks to its abundance of incredible sites, Iceland has continued to experience strong demand, with early and late Winter, as well as Spring, proving to be a particularly popular time for customers and independent travel agents.
Whether it is the cityscape of Reykjavik, the spectacular Northern Lights, or the stunning Golden Circle and its geothermal lagoons, spas and waterfalls, Iceland offers an incredible variety of things for customers to experience and see.
Customers can pick from flight-only or package holiday options, with package options with Jet2CityBreaks available for a low £60 per person deposit.
Package options with Jet2CityBreaks include a guided Northern Lights Tour, flights with Jet2.com, including 22kg hold luggage and transfers to and from the airport, as well as a choice of 3 and 4-star hotels in central Reykjavik which provide the perfect base from which to explore and experience authentic Icelandic cuisine. In addition, a choice of excursions are also available to purchase including those to the South Shore, Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon.