Jet2 adds three new Greek routes to 2022 holiday flights from Edinburgh

The airline will fly weekly to Skiathos, Santorini and Preveza among 32 destinations from the capital.

Jet2 is reducing the number of its Scottish routes next year.
Jet2 is reducing the number of its Scottish routes next year.

However, it has axed Girona, Pula and Venice so the total number of routes is unchanged on what was planned for this summer.

Jet2 also plans to operate 26 routes from Glasgow in 2022 compared to 33 planned for this year.

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It expects to run up to around 80 flights a week from both airports.

Edinburgh Airport chief executive Gordon Dewar said: “If all things go to plan with the vaccine, something we hope happens, then we know people will be incredibly excited to get away at the earliest opportunity and enjoy some sun and have that holiday they have been longing for.

“This improved and expanded schedule of 32 sunshine destinations from Jet2.com and Jet2 Holidays will offer a range of choices for families looking for that beach holiday, couples looking to visit some of Europe’s most fantastic cities, and friends looking to enjoy the nightlife.

"We hope it provides something to look forward to once we know people can travel safely."

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Jet2.com and Jet2holidays chief executive Steve Heapy said: “After much uncertainty, the positive news about a vaccine coupled with a real desire to get away, means we are seeing strong demand from holidaymakers wanting to plan and book future holidays.

"As always, we respond to what our customers are telling us, so we have put Summer 22 on sale from Edinburgh Airport, meaning we’re on sale with our summer programme earlier than ever before.”

The new Greek routes will be accompanied by existing flights from Edinburgh to Crete, Corfu, Kos, Zante, Rhodes and Halkidiki.

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