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TUI EXPANDS HOLIDAY PROGRAMME FOR SUMMER 2022 FROM BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT

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TUI EXPANDS HOLIDAY PROGRAMME FOR SUMMER 2022 FROM BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT

  • Increased flying to over 11 destinations from Birmingham Airport
  • Reintroduced route to Madeira, Portugal from Birmingham Airport

TUI UK announces the expansion of its holiday programme for summer 2022 from Birmingham Airport with the reintroduction of flights to Madeira, Portugal and increased flying to over 11 different destinations.

Due to popular customer demand, TUI will increase its frequency of flights to over 11 destinations, with many destinations increased to three flights a week or more. Flights to customer favourites Sharm El Sheikh, Costa Dorada, Florida, and Boa Vista in Cape Verde will operate three times a week and flights to Mallorca will operate ten times a week.

The largest programme from Birmingham will be Turkey, with five flights a week operating to Antalya, seven to Dalaman and two flights a week to Bodrum and Izmir. There will also be an extensive Greece programme available, with the choice of 11 both smaller and larger Greek islands on offer. Flights to Kavala will operate once a week, twice a week to Chania, Santorini, Skiathos and Halkidiki, three times a week to Kefalonia, Heraklion and Kos, four times a week to Rhodes, and five times a week to Corfu and Zante.

Next summer will also see the reintroduction of flights to the popular island of Madeira, Portugal, flying twice a week from Birmingham Airport. For customers looking to travel long haul, there will be four options available from Birmingham Airport – Cancun, Jamaica, Punta Cana and Orlando Melbourne International, the new Florida gateway for TUI customers.

To offer customers even more flexibility and to make up for those missing a summer holiday this year, TUI will increase flights to several destinations to offer 10/11-night holidays for customers travelling from Birmingham Airport. The number of flights to Izmir, Bodrum, Costa Almeria and Sal, Cape Verde will be increased to twice a week for summer 2022.

Richard Sofer, Commercial & Business Development Director at TUI said: “As the airline with the largest regional airport network in the UK, we’re committed to offering our customers as much availability as possible to our great range of holidays. We’re delighted to expand our summer 2022 programme from Birmingham with increased flying to several destinations and a reintroduced route, providing even more flight options for our customers.”

 Tom Screen, Aviation Director at Birmingham Airport said: “It is great news that TUI is expanding its list of holiday destinations for summer 2022.  Whether it is a short hop to Europe, or a long-haul getaway, this extensive range of holiday options has something for all travellers looking to book for summer 2022. 

Customers can plan ahead for summer 2022 knowing that they can travel with a recognised ATOL protected company but also one that provides great customer service throughout their trip.”

 

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easyJet launches first flights on new domestic routes from Birmingham for the summer

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easyJet launches first flights on new domestic routes from Birmingham for the summer

  • New flights from Birmingham to Newquay and Jersey took off over weekend for the first time
  • Seats are available to book for this summer with great value fares starting from £22.99*
  • The airline is providing more flexibility for flights than ever before through its Protection Promise, including fee free flight changes to any date or destination up to 2 hours before departure

easyJet has recently launched the first flights on two new domestic summer routes from Birmingham, providing customers in the Midlands with more opportunity to reconnect with friends and family across the country or book a long-awaited break.

The first flight from Birmingham Airport to Newquay took off for the first time on Saturday 10 July and to Jersey airport on Sunday 11 July. Flights on both routes are now operating up to twice a week, with flights to Newquay on Tuesdays and Saturdays and flights to Jersey on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Both Jersey and Newquay offer miles of scenic coastline which makes them both ideal destinations for travellers wishing to relax and recharge, all while discovering some of the UK’s best beaches.

All customers booking flights with easyJet benefit from some of the most flexible policies under its ‘Protection Promise’ which means that customers can book with the confidence that if their plans change, so can their booking.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, said:

“We are delighted to have launched our first flights from Birmingham to Newquay and Jersey for the summer. We know our customers can’t wait to be reunited with friends and family or explore more of the UK so these new routes will  prove popular for customers in both Birmingham, Jersey and the South West and this further strengthens our UK domestic network, providing customers with great value fares and even more choice this summer.”    

Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport commented:

“It is great to see easyJet launch these two domestic routes this weekend to Newquay and Jersey from Birmingham Airport.  This popular seaside destination of Newquay is a short flight away and is a firm favourite for Midlanders. We also see the launch of easyJet’s Jersey service. Jersey a popular destination for beach lovers, with stunning scenery and famous for its food that will delight all. 

“Booking with easyJet, and travelling through Birmingham Airport, means that customers have the confidence of great customer service but the reassurance of a Covid-19 safe and secure environment.”

All customers booking flights with easyJet benefit from industry leading flexible booking policies under its ‘Protection Promise’ which means that customers can book now with confidence that if their plans change, so can their booking.

All easyJet customers will now be able to change their flights this summer without a change fee at any time up to two hours before departure, providing even more last-minute flexibility. Unlike other airlines, there are no restrictions on dates or destination; customers can transfer to any flights currently on sale up to the end of September 2022, and to any other destination on the airline’s network which spans 35 countries across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. This means that if some travel restrictions are impacting their destination country, such as self-isolation in destination or on return to the UK, customers can easily change their trip to another country on easyJet’s network. Plus, should a mandatory hotel quarantine impact a customer’s travel destination this summer, customers can now request a refund for their flight within four weeks before departure if the restriction is still in place, even if their flights are still operating.

The safety and wellbeing of all customers and crew remains easyJet’s highest priority and the airline continues to have a number of biological safety measures in place onboard in line with guidance from the relevant authorities. This includes daily enhanced cabin disinfection effective in protecting against coronavirus for at least 24 hours and mandatory mask wearing for customers and crew. All easyJet aircraft are already fitted with HEPA filters, similar to those used in hospitals, which filter 99.97% of airborne contaminants in the cabin, including viruses and bacteria.

For more information and to book visit easyJet.com.

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easyJet launches two new domestic routes and more seats from Birmingham Airport

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easyJet launches two new domestic routes and more seats from Birmingham Airport

 

  • easyJet has put two new domestic routes on sale from Birmingham Airport today with fares starting from £22.99* available to book now on easyJet.com
  • The airline will launch operations from Birmingham with new flights to Jersey and Newquay
  • The airline has also added thousands of additional seats on its existing route Birmingham to Belfast International Airport, and operates more seats on domestic flights than any other UK operator 
  • easyJet is providing more flexibility for flights than ever before through its Protection Promise, including fee-free flight changes to any date or destination up to two hours before departure

easyJet has put two new domestic flights and more seats from Birmingham on sale today to serve demand for domestic travel. The flights will provide customers in the Midlands with more opportunity to reconnect with friends and family across the country or book a long-awaited break and explore more of the UK this summer.

The airline has also put thousands of additional seats on sale on its existing route from Birmingham to Belfast International from 3 July, operating six times a week.

Flights are now on sale at easyJet.com with fares available from just £22.99.*

  Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, commented:

We know our customers can’t wait to be reunited with friends and family or have more opportunity to explore the UK so the new routes from Birmingham should prove popular and will further strengthen our UK domestic network providing customers with even more choice. 

“We also know it is important to our customers to be reunited with loved ones overseas so we continue to urge the UK government to add more countries to the Green list – which can be done safely – to make this possible.

“We continue to have some of the most flexible policies currently in place so customers can book with confidence and change their plans if they need to, making travel as easy as possible this summer.”

Nick Barton, CEO of Birmingham Airport said:

“It is great news that easyJet is offering twice weekly flights to Jersey and Newquay from Birmingham Airport for summer 2021.  Newquay and Jersey do not fall under the government traffic light system as they are both classed as domestic within the common travel area, giving ease and flexibility for those needing to holiday or travel for business.  These domestic summer sun routes complement the existing Belfast International, Edinburgh and Glasgow services that easyJet currently offers from Birmingham and we’re pleased that this valued airline customer is expanding its operation for Midlanders.”

All customers booking flights with easyJet benefit from industry leading flexible booking policies under its ‘Protection Promise’ which means that customers can book now with confidence that if their plans change, so can their booking.

All easyJet customers will now be able to change their flights this summer without a change fee, at any time up to two hours before departure, or request a voucher providing even more last-minute flexibility. Unlike other airlines, there are no restrictions on dates or destination; customers can transfer to any flights currently on sale up to the end of September 2022.

The safety and wellbeing of all customers and crew remains easyJet’s highest priority and the airline continues to have a number of biological safety measures in place onboard in line with guidance from the relevant authorities. This includes daily enhanced cabin disinfection effective in protecting against coronavirus for at least 24 hours and mandatory mask wearing for customers and crew. All easyJet aircraft are already fitted with HEPA filters, similar to those used in hospitals, which filter 99.97% of airborne contaminants in the cabin, including viruses and bacteria.

For more information and to book visit easyJet.com.

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