Jet2 Launch 19th route from home base LBA.

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Jet2.com have launched there 19th route from Leeds/Bradford today. From May 22nd 2005. jet2 will be flying 3 times weekly to the island of Menorca. Also route number 20 for Jet2 is coming soon according to there website.

Timetable
LBA - Mahon
-2----- 07:00 - 10:40 LS375
---45-- 18:50 - 22:30 LS375

Mahon - LBA
-2----- 11:00 - 12:55 LS376
---45-- 23:05 - 00:50 LS376

Heres the press releases from www.lbia.co.uk & www.jet2.com websites

Calling all sun-seekers! New! New! New! Menorca from £31! On sale now!

Yorkshire holidaymakers will be digging out their sun hats and sipping sangria in celebration of todays hottest news!

Jet2.com is to launch flights from Leeds Bradford to the Balearic Isle of Menorca, starting in spring 2006 and demand is guaranteed to be very high! Flights are on sale now so read this quickly and get booking!!

Menorca offers a fantastic contrast of beautiful sun-soaked beaches alongside nightlife to suit all tastes. It has always been a popular destination with the people of Yorkshire but not easily accessible - until now!

The island has over 100 beaches and resorts such as Punta Prima, Cala’n Porter, Cala’n Forcat & the capital Mahon are all on the doorstep.

Your feedback tells us that there will be a high demand for this service, whether you are lucky enough to be an overseas property owner on this fantastic Balearic isle or simply fancy a holiday in Jet2.com’s latest destination. This route adds to our ever growing choice of sun and city break destinations, from Yorkshire’s premier airport, Leeds Bradford and we look forward to welcoming all you sun seekers out there, on our flights.

We listen to what you want and promise to continue introducing the destinations of your choice. The beauty of course is that we do all of this at such low prices, so book early to make sure you don’t miss out on a bargain.

This makes our tally of destinations a phenomenal 19 from Leeds Bradford, watch out for number 20, it’s coming soon!

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Fantastic news!

Last time I went to Menorca was 15 years ago :p

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Any one know what route 20 may well be?

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Dose anyone know if venice has been dropped from LBA & MAN??

If Venice is on for summer 2006 that would make 19 routes for LBA. But it has been stated in the past Jet2 had dropped the Venice services from LBA and MAN. That would make just 18 destinations from LBA.

On the Jet2 website it's still showing Venice as a destination and the timetable page is still on. But the route is not bookable at the moment.

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Dose anyone know if venice has been dropped from LBA & MAN??

If Venice is on for summer 2006 that would make 19 routes for LBA. But it has been stated in the past Jet2 had dropped the Venice services from LBA and MAN. That would make just 18 destinations from LBA.

On the Jet2 website it's still showing Venice as a destination and the timetable page is still on. But the route is not bookable at the moment.


Originally Jet 2 were going to reinstate Venice after the Winter however I am lead to believe now that this is a long term move, but we could see Venice reapear sometime in the future. Very surprised to see Mahon on the new map as Larnaca and Las Palmas were higher on the list of favourites for LBA with Jet 2.
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Great news for Jet2 last Time i was in Menorca last year.

James

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On a Tuesday, there is a 20 minute turnaround in Mahon. Is that a mistake or do they really believe that they can turn a 737 around in such a short space of time?

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Isn't 20 minutes meant to be industry standard for LoCos now?

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20 minutes is usually achieved at tiny airports, but normally in busier ones in summer like Menorca they have a 35 minute turnaround. Easyjet have that on their services to spain

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Superb news, that completes the Balearic 'trilogy' :).

No offence, but id like the next route to be more of a city based route, come on Jet2, Berlin! Not moaning about any new routes though :), 19 routes.. Jet2 have really come a long way!

They spot all the underserved charter destinations, and make a killing!

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I've started an on-line poll asking which new scheduled destination would you like to see next from LBA. You can select from 1 UK, 9 European, 2 American and 1 Canadian destination which currently no Scheduled airlines serves from LBA at the Moment.

TO ADD YOUR VOTE. USE THE FOLLOWING LINK. http://www.freewebs.com/rossbailey/

It will be intresting to see what come out on top.

NOTE:
This is the same message as the one posted on the LBA2 yahoogroup

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For some reason I think they should have a route to Copenhagen .As they fly more to the south of europe then the north but thats what i think.

James

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Just be given some info regarding jet2 at LBA for there summer 2006 programme. All acounts Jet2 will launch there summer 2006 programme from LBA sometime next week. Milan and Venice are to make a welcome return to LBA along with that new Route. Looks like its going to be Duseldorf. The Airline gained slots at the annual slot confrance last week for a DUS Service.

There is changes to the Paris scheduled as the have gained some better timed slots at CDG. Both Amsterdam and Belfast are stay put on the scheduled from LBA. The only flight we have lost is the Sunday Tenerife service, Still the airline will be operating twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays only. Altogether they wil be serving 18 destinations from LBA next summer. (Geneva & Chambery services being dropped for the summer)

Amsterdam - Twice daily
Alicante - Twice Daily
Barcelona - Once Daily
Belfast Int'l -Twice daily weekdays and once daily Sat & Sun
Duseldorf - Once Daily (Slots have be acquired)
Faro - Once Daily
Ibiza - Five weekly, Monday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday & Sundays
Malaga - Twice Daily
Mahon - Three Weekly, Tuesday,Thursday & Fridays
Milan Bergamo- Once Daily
Murcia - Once daily
Nice - Once Daily
Palma - Twice Daily
Paris Cdg - Once daily (Better timed slots)
Pisa - Once Weekly, Saturdays
Prague - Once Daily
Rome - Four Weekly, Monday,Thursday, Friday & Sundays
Tenerife - Twice weekly, Tuesdays & Fridays (No Sunday Service)
Venice- Four weekly, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sundays

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Duesseldorf is an interesting choice, would have thought Berlin would be more attractive to tourists, great to see Milan and Venice as well.

I would be surprised if they didnt start a longer route personally, such as Las Palmas/Arrecife or Paphos/Larnaca.

I had a dream last night (seriously!), that Jet2 launched routes to Africa from LBA, and they also launched Dalaman and Norwich from LBA! They announced all the African destinations, and Larnaca from MAN, and they established a base in Dakar! God the things you dream about..

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Duesseldorf is an interesting choice, would have thought Berlin would be more attractive to tourists, great to see Milan and Venice as well.

I would be surprised if they didnt start a longer route personally, such as Las Palmas/Arrecife or Paphos/Larnaca.

I had a dream last night (seriously!), that Jet2 launched routes to Africa from LBA, and they also launched Dalaman and Norwich from LBA! They announced all the African destinations, and Larnaca from MAN, and they established a base in Dakar! God the things you dream about..


From what I understand Las Palmas and or Arrecife and Larnaca are future routes for next winter from LBA.
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I had a dream last night (seriously!), that Jet2 launched routes to Africa from LBA, and they also launched Dalaman and Norwich from LBA! They announced all the African destinations, and Larnaca from MAN, and they established a base in Dakar! God the things you dream about..

Jet2 is on your brain too much Tom :D
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Jet2's Leeds/Bradford - Venice service is now back on sale for summer 2006. Jet2 will be operting flights 4 times weekly from April 6th 2006. Also the LBA - Milan Bergamo is Route is now back in the low fare finder system and bookable. Looks to be also operated 4 time weekly, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturday.

There is no sign of the Manchester venice route been on sale at present.

LBA - Venice
LS343 07:50 - 11:05 -2-45--
LS343 12:15 - 15:30 ------7
Venice - LBA
LS344 11:45 - 13:00 -2-45--
LS344 16:15 - 17:30 ------7
LBA - Milan Bergamo
LS391 07:05 - 10:20 ----56-
LS391 12:20 - 15:35 1-3----
Milan Bergamo - LBA
LS392 11:00 - 12:15 ----56-
LS392 16:15 - 17:30 1-3----

Heres the official press release:

It’s Jet2(0).com Destination No.20 From Leeds Bradford - Magnifico Milan!
Seats now on sale to Milan from just £21 incl. taxes. Jet2.com ’s new service from Leeds Bradford to Milan will take off from Friday 7th April 2006.

Milan is heaven for shoppers and a shrine to fashion, so put your best clothes on and head to the world-famous fashion week. At the current Euro exchange rate it may be much cheaper than your local high street, meaning you can save whilst you spend! Milan is also the perfect gateway to the world famous holiday resorts of Lake Garda and Lake Como, ideal for those staying a little longer in one of the most scenic parts of Italy.

If you are a football lover, you won’t be disappointed with Milan. The San Siro stadium, home to both AC and Inter Milan is one of the most buzzing stadiums in the world, especially when packed with 80,000 cheering fans!!

Milan is a wonderful destination and offers endless possibilities for all, whatever their budget.

Jet2.com now serve four fantastico Italian destinations from Leeds Bradford; Milan, Pisa, Rome & Venice, flights for all of which are now on sale for Summer ’06.

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