Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks have added a sought after location to its ever-growing list of holiday destinations soon to depart from Newcastle International Airport.
Passengers will be able to fly direct to the Italian city of Veronaafter the travel company announced that it had responded to continued and strong demand from holidaymakers and independent travel agents in the North East. The announcement came just days after it revealed an expanded Summer 22 programme from Newcastle Airport.
The addition of Verona means that customers and independent travel agents can now choose from 34 sun and city destinations from Newcastle Airport with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays next summer. The companies will operate weekly services to Verona every Wednesday from May 10, 2023 through to the end of September.
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Famed as the setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Verona has romance around every corner. Holidaymakers can stroll around the piazzas and medieval backstreets, take a visit to Juliet’s ivy-clad balcony, people-watch at Piazza delle Erbe or indulge in some stylish shopping along Via Mazzini.
Throughout the summer months, world-class performers also take to the ancient Verona Arena’s stage to perform operatic classics under the stars.
Wine lovers can try the local ruby red Valpolicella and foodies can enjoy traditional osterias that dish up meaty red wine stews, overflowing plates of pasta and bowls of creamy risotto. On top of all that, the stunning Lake Garda is on Verona’s doorstep.
Customers can choose from a flight-only option with Jet2.com or a package holiday with Jet2CityBreaks available for a low £60 per person deposit. Jet2CityBreaks packages include flights with Jet2.com including 22kg hold luggage, transfers to and from the airport, as well as a choice of 2-5 star hotels in central locations, providing the perfect base from which to explore and experience Verona.
Strong demand for flights and ATOL protected package holidays also means Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have a huge programme on sale next summer to a number of sunshine favourites such as the Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Mainland Spain, Greece and Turkey. With up to 125 weekly flights departing from Newcastle Airport during peak times next summer, this gives holidaymakers and independent travel agents unrivalled choice and flexibility, meaning they can choose the duration of holiday they wish.
Key Summer Sun highlights for 2023 from Newcastle Airport include 34 sun and city destinations on sale and up to 125 departing weekly flights during peak periods.
Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Alicante, Malaga, Palma (Majorca) and Ibiza are just some of the popular holiday destinations the airline will be flying to this summer direct from Newcastle.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: “The demand for flights, city breaks and holidays from Newcastle Airport continues to be extremely strong. Customers in the North East are very much looking to get away to enjoy their well-deserved holidays and we will continue responding to that demand with more flights and holidays.
“The introduction of Verona to our programme for Summer 23 provides a fantastic city break option for those looking to explore a city which packed full of history, culture and beauty with the advantage of having the stunning Lake Garda nearby.”