announces biggest ever winter programme from Belfast International Airport

5 Jul 2016

25% increase brings total capacity to more than 50,000 seats out of Belfast this winter has today announced its biggest ever winter programme from Belfast International Airport with more than 50,000 seats available in 2016/17 - a huge increase of 25 per cent year on year.

The desire of Northern Ireland holidaymakers to soak up some sunshine during the long winter means that the leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist has increased its winter 2016/17 capacity by a massive 10,000 seats between October 30, 2016 and March 25, 2017, including more seats to winter beach break destinations such as the Canary Islands and Alicante.

“This is by far our biggest winter programme to date for Northern Ireland holidaymakers,” said Steve Heapy, Chief Executive Officer, and Jet2holidays. “The number of people in Northern Ireland wanting to jet off for some much-needed winter sunshine means we are seeing spectacular growth, and we have added thousands of winter sun seats to popular holiday hotspots such as Alicante and the Canary Islands.”

This continued growth follows the recent launch of the company’s biggest ever flights and holidays programme for summer 17, which saw the introduction of a brand new route to Costa Brava (Girona) as part of an overall summer capacity increase of 10 per cent to more than 280,000 seats. winter flights from Belfast International are available from just £46 one way including taxes at while Jet2holidays winter holiday breaks start from as little as £209*pp including 22kg baggage allowance and airport transfers on and can be secured with a low £60 deposit. * based on two people sharing 7 nights self-catering accommodation at the 2-star Palm Court Apartments in Costa Blanca, Benidorm, departing on December 10, 2016.

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