Additional flights from BFS to Turkey and Jet2holidays have responded to the extra demand from Northern Ireland holidaymakers by adding more flights and holidays to Turkey this summer from Belfast International Airport. The leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist is giving customers even more choice and flexibility to visit Turkey this summer with the addition of almost 2,000 departing seats.

With Turkey continuing to enjoy immense popularity with local holidaymakers, and Jet2holidays has responded quickly to this by adding additional flights and holidays to Antalya and Dalaman.

The expansion includes:

  • An additional weekly Saturday service to Antalya from 3rd – 31st October. It means and Jet2holidays will operate two weekly services to Antalya during this period.
  • An additional weekly Sunday service to Dalaman from 4th October – 1st November, providing even more choice for holidaymakers in Northern Ireland, meaning up to three weekly flights to this popular holiday hotspot. 

The additional flights come in direct response to demand from holidaymakers in Northern Ireland, and are part of a wider expansion to Turkey from across the company’s nine UK bases. and Jet2holidays have been repeatedly recognised for how they have looked after customers during the coronavirus pandemic and the company is ensuring that customers from Northern Ireland receive the same VIP service.

The company has developed a programme called ‘Your safety, our priority’ meaning that customers are looked after throughout their flight or holiday so that they can focus on enjoying their well-deserved holidays.

From onboard cleaning and ensuring that everyone wears face masks throughout the flight through to in-resort care, safe transfer journeys and ensuring everything is in place for a healthy and happy holiday, the company’s full pledge to get customers back on holiday can be found at: and

As well as receiving this assurance, customers booking a flight or holiday with or Jet2holidays get to experience a range of benefits which has seen the company scoop a host of awards and accolades such as Which? Recommended Provider status and winning five accolades at the 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards for Airlines. Whether it is VIP customer service, friendly flight times and a generous 22kg baggage allowance through a flight-only booking with, or that very same VIP customer service, in-resort Customer Helpers, transfers, and ATOL protection with the UK’s second largest tour operator, Jet2holidays, customers can be assured that they are in the very best hands.

To give customers even more assurance ahead of their well-deserved holidays, and Jet2holidays have also launched a 5* Defaqto rated insurance product, which includes added Covid-19 cover for cancellations and medical claims abroad.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “It’s clear from the high demand we are seeing for holidays and flights to Turkey that customers in Northern Ireland are keen to get away this Summer 20 for a much-needed holiday. As usual, we have been quick to respond to that demand, giving our customers what they want by adding more seats and holidays on sale to this sunny hotspot. With fantastic deals available, on top of great choice and flexibility, there is no better time for holidaymakers in Northern Ireland to take advantage of a welcome escape.”

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