Jet2 prepares for Liverpool John Lennon airport launch

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Len Varley - Assistant Editor 5 Min Read
5 Min Read and Jet2holidays are on the countdown until their first flights depart from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, with operations starting in just under three months. 

This marks a crucial expansion for the UK’s largest tour operator and the third-largest airline. A flight to Tenerife is set to kickstart this exciting journey, and to celebrate, and Jet2holidays have promised a day filled with special plans at the airport.

The decision to launch flights and holidays from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, originally announced in May last year, reflects the ongoing success and growth of and Jet2holidays.

With 20 sunshine destinations, including six exclusive to and Jet2holidays, the companies have already witnessed a tremendous response from both customers and independent travel agents.

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Summer 2024

For their inaugural summer operations, the companies are gearing up for up to 54 weekly flights, encompassing 12 weekly flights to both the Canary and Balearic Islands.


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A fleet of four aircraft will connect travelers to Mainland Spain, the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Portugal, Madeira, and Cyprus.

The summer program from Liverpool John Lennon Airport boasts 565,000 seats for sale, offering six exclusive summer routes.

From Gran Canaria to Zante, these routes provide travelers with unparalleled flexibility in choosing the duration of their holiday. With multiple weekly flights to various destinations, and Jet2holidays aim to cater to diverse preferences.

Pre-flight Demand Strong

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, emphasizes the success of their Liverpool expansion, attributing it to their commitment to delivering VIP customer service.

The move has reportedly garnered phenomenal reactions, with bookings consistently strong since the original announcement of the launch.

Over 250 dedicated colleagues, including a team of uniformed Customer Helpers, will be on hand to ensure a VIP experience for customers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

These efforts align with the companies’ track record of winning prestigious awards, such as Which? Travel Brand of the Year and an impressive 14 accolades at the British Travel Awards.

The accolades extend to Liverpool John Lennon Airport itself, consistently recognized as the Which? Best UK Airport.

Travelers can expect a faster, easier, and friendlier experience, with quick check-ins and an average security queue time of just 12 minutes during the previous summer.

Summer 24 Program – Liverpool and Jet2holidays’ Summer 24 Programme from Liverpool John Lennon Airport:

Mainland Spain

  • Alicante – up to four weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)
  • Canary Islands – highest frequency of services from Liverpool John Lennon Airport
  • Fuerteventura – up to two weekly services (Wednesday and Saturday)
  • Gran Canaria – up to two weekly services (Tuesday and Saturday) – exclusive route 
  • Lanzarote – up to three weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday)
  • Tenerife – up to five weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Balearic Islands

  • Ibiza – up to three weekly services (Monday, Friday and Saturday) 
  • Majorca – up to seven weekly services (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
  • Menorca – up to two weekly services (Wednesday and Sunday) – exclusive route


  • Faro – up to four weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)
  • Madeira – weekly Monday services – exclusive route 


  • Corfu – up to two weekly services (Monday and Friday)
  • Crete (Heraklion) – up to two weekly services (Tuesday and Friday)
  • Kos – weekly Friday services
  • Rhodes – up to two weekly services (Monday and Thursday) – exclusive route 
  • Zante – weekly Wednesday services – exclusive route 


  • Paphos – weekly Wednesday services 


  • Antalya – up to four weekly services (Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday)
  • Dalaman – up to four weekly services (Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday)
  • Bodrum – up to two weekly services (Wednesday and Sunday)


  • Bourgas – up to two weekly services (Monday and Thursday) – exclusive route

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Jet2 has an extensive Summer 24 program planned, with the launch of Liverpool John Lennon flight services less than 3 months away.
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