Jet2 selects engine for expanded A320neo order

UK leisure carrier Jet2 has today announced that it has selected the CFM International LEAP-1A engine to power its further order for 71 new Airbus A320/21neo aircraft.

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The UK's lost holiday airlines and why there's only two left

The leisure carrier scene in the UK was once filled with numerous charter operators whisking travellers on their holidays. Now there are only two major players in the market. Dominic Ward investigates what happened.

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BREAKING: Jet2 set to open new UK base

UK leisure airline Jet2 is set to open its 11th UK base next summer.

Jet2 welcomes first A321neo into service

The low-cost leisure carrier rolled out the VIP treatment in celebration

The ultimate quiz!

This week saw double down its commitments with Airbus for dozens of new aircraft, but how much do you know about the UK’s largest leisure carrier? Here's your chance to put your knowledge of Jet2 ‘2’ the test! Good luck!

News Premium snubs Boeing with BIG new Airbus order

The UK-based leisure carrier continues to increase its orderbook with the European manufacturer. We’ve the full details…

Jet2 A321 escorted by two RAF Typhoons

A Airbus A321 inbound from Dalaman has been intercepted by two Royal Air Force Typhoons.

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Startled and distracted 737 crew forgot to set full take-off thrust

The first officer of a Jet2 Boeing 737-800 inadvertently set the wrong thrust setting for take-off after being startled by the unexpected movement of the aircraft during an engine run-up procedure, a report by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has found.

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Recent UK planespotting highlights!

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK. For the most part they’re commercial jets, but almost all of them are unusual types, wearing new or unique liveries, or first visits by an airline or airliner to a particular airport.

BREAKING: Jet2 increases Airbus A321neo order

UK leisure carrier Jet2 has expanded its order with Airbus for A321neos just a month after entering into an agreement to buy up to 60 examples.