Jet2.com and Jet2holidays Celebrates Inaugural Flight from Belfast International Airport

29 May 2019

29th May 2019: Jet2.com and Jet2holidays waved off its first ever flight to Bourgas in Bulgaria from Belfast International Airport today, marking the start of a brand-new route to the Balkan sunshine.

The full flight marks the start of the leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist operating weekly Wednesday services to the region between May and September from Belfast International Airport, as holidaymakers look for great value for money as well as miles of golden sands along the Black Sea. With a range of 2-5 star hotels on sale, locals can soak up the Balkan sun in resorts such as Sunny Beach, Nessebar, Obzor and St Vlas.

The launch of the new route comes as Jet2.com and Jet2holidays gets its biggest ever summer programme underway from Belfast International Airport, with 24 destinations on sale this summer.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: “Today marks our very first flight to the sunshine hotspot of Bourgas in Bulgaria from Belfast International Airport, and we were delighted to wave off the full flight as it departed to the Balkan sunshine. Our Summer 19 programme from Belfast International Airport is our biggest yet, with 24 destinations on sale, and we are kicking this summer programme off in style with this brand new route.”

Uel Hoey, Business Development Director, said, ““We are pleased to see Jet2.com continue to develop and add diversity to their network of flights direct from Belfast International Airport, with new flights to Bulgaria further complementing the extensive range of options they are already offering from Northern Ireland throughout Spain, the Canary Islands, Portugal, Italy, Malta, Croatia, Greece, Cyprus and Turkey.” 

The full list of destinations on sale with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays from Belfast International this Summer is as follows, with more weekly flights providing holidaymakers with more choice and frequency than ever before: Alicante, Antalya, Bourgas, Costa de Almeria, Crete (Heraklion), Dalaman, Dubrovnik, Faro, Fuerteventura, Girona (Costa Brava), Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Madeira, Majorca, Malaga, Malta, Menorca, Naples, Paphos (Cyprus), Reus, Rhodes, Tenerife and Zante.


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