Lancashire Times
A Voice of the North
7:00 AM 6th July 2021

Green List Boosts LBA & Jet2

Jet2 has reported a huge surge in bookings to the Balearic Islands, Malta and Madeira following the government’s announcement that they were to be included on its Green List.

The leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist – and Jet2holidays - reported the highest volume of bookings to Majorca, Menorca and Ibiza – ‘The Balearics’ - in almost a year, with bookings for July alone up by more than 3,000%.

Bookings for Madeira also jumped by almost 1,500% as customers opted for a much-needed holiday.
In response the company has added thousands of extra seats to its Leeds Bradford Airport roster.

This is in addition to the company’s programme of flights and holidays already operating to Jersey.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “We know how much pent-up demand there is from our customers and independent travel agents for our flights, and we have already added extra flights to Madeira to cope with demand. We look forward to more destinations being added to the UK’s Green List very soon and taking more customers to their favourite sunshine hotspots.”
Vincent Hodder, CEO of Leeds Bradford Airport said: “We’re delighted to welcome back flights for green list destinations at LBA. The opportunity to travel to the popular destination in Spain, Portugal and Malta will be welcome news for holidaymakers across the region. We look forward to welcoming Jet2 passengers back to LBA and seeing those red tails in the sky again.”

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