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Jet2.com Limited is a British low-cost airline based at Leeds Bradford Airport, England.
Jet2.com currently operates both domestic and international scheduled routes from their seven UK bases and one Spanish base to 58 destinations. Destinations include Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland and Turkey.
Jet2.com is the fourth largest scheduled airline in the UK. Its main base and headquarters is at Leeds Bradford International Airport, with further bases at Manchester, Belfast International, Edinburgh, Newcastle, East Midlands, Glasgow-International and more recently Alicante.
Jet2.com has a fleet of 59 aircraft including 29 Boeing 737-300 series aircraft, 19 Boeing 737-800 series aircraft and Boeing 757-200 aircraft, with another 30 Boeing aircraft on order.
Jet2.com also operates an overnight cargo-carrying fleet for Royal Mail and offers a charter service through its Jet2charters brand. Sister company Jet2holidays offers ABTA and ATOL protected package holidays with accommodation, transfers and Jet2.com flights to 47 city and sun destinations.
Jet2.com offer 10kg hand luggage for every passenger and 22kg allowance for every checked bag you purchase.
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Jet2's Economy Class is its only cabin class.
Economy Class passengers can check-in online and choose their seats in advance, as well as order hot meals and champagne pre-flight.
If passengers don't pre-order meals, they can still order hot and cold refreshments onboard, as well as goods from the onboard Skyshop.
Jet2 Economy Class seats are comfortable and give ample legroom. Some seats give extra legroom and are available to purchase pre-check-in. Seats are set out in a 3 x 3 formation.
While Jet2 doesn't offer a dedicated Premium Economy cabin, it does offer seats with extra legroom. These seats can be purchased when selecting a seat at check-in or before if the purchase is made in advance.
Jet2 only offers Economy Class.
Jet doesn't have a First Class cabin.
Although Jet2 do not include any complimentary meals on their flights, passengers can purchase meals before flying from the Jet2 website. All 11 meal options for adults consist of a hot filling meal with accompaniments. Jet2 provide a range of meals inspired by cuisine around the world, such as an English breakfast, Piri Piri Chicken, Curry and Italian pastas. Accompaniments for flights before 10am will be fruit, bread and a muffin, and for flights after 10am, accompaniments for meals will be cheese and crackers, bread and a dessert. You must book these meals at least 48 hours before flying via the Jet2 website, or by contacting Alternative Airlines’ customer service team to see how we can assist you.
If you have not pre-ordered meals online, there will also be a inflight menu and service consisting of lighter meals such as sandwiches, crisps and confectionary.
Passengers can check allergens in the pre-ordered meals on the Jet2 website. This means that passengers can see if each meal is suitable for them, and purchase if they wish to. Jet2 do not specifically cater for specific individual dietary needs such as vegan, gluten-free and kosher meals. However, passengers can bring their own cold food and snacks on board their flights.
Any passengers who have purchased a meal before flying will receive complimentary tea, coffee or water with their meal. In addition, all passengers can purchase hot and cold drinks from the in-flight drinks service. Jet2 also offer passengers the ability to purchase alcoholic beverages such as Champagne for their flight.
17th November 2017
Jet2 announces new routes and expanded capacity for 2018-19 winter programme
Travel and holiday company Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have announced the flights and holidays programme for winter 2018-19, with the addition of 10 brand new routes. On sale for travel in winter 2018-19, Jet2 is offering over 3.5 million seats to 39 winter sun, city and ski destinations. The schedule includes the first ever winter services to Antalya, with services operating from six bases – Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle and London Stansted; the first ever winter programme to Madeira from Belfast International; new winter flights to Nice and Larnaca from London Stansted and new winter flights to Rome from Newcastle.
With the introduction of a number of new routes, more flights and extended seasons, the company is looking for a five percent capacity increase on this winter. Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said:
‘The announcement of our biggest ever winter programme shows the confidence that we have in our award-winning airline and package holiday offering. We have more seats and holidays than ever to a range of fantastic sun, city and ski destinations, meaning that our Winter 18/19 programme has something for everyone. With Britons continuing to look to get away on their well-deserved holidays, particularly during the long British winter, we are stepping in to meet that demand by putting on more seats to provide more choice and flexibility than ever.’
Jet2’s winter 2018-19 programme includes over 1.2 million seats to the Canary Islands alone. Besides the additional flights and extended programmes to the winter sun destinations of Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote, the company has also increased capacity to other sun destinations including Cyprus (Larnaca and Paphos), Faro and Madeira. The company will also continue to operate several weekly services from various UK bases to some of the most sought after destinations such as Alicante, Malaga and Majorca, Jet2 said.
In addition to winter sun destinations, the company will operate over 60,000 additional seats to city break destinations. Further, Jet2 will also operate its ski programme, with more ski flights to seven destinations including Grenoble, Turin and Salzburg, as well as frequent services to Barcelona (Andorra), Geneva, Lyon, and Verona.
24th August 2017
Airline Jet2.com announces 200 jobs in Scotland
Roles being advertised include pilots, cabin crew and ground operation staff, the airline said. The airline said it intended to continue to expand its operations across the UK this year, with a 13% increase in capacity. It is part of a recruitment drive across the UK, with the company hoping to fill 1,700 posts.
Jet2.com said it was hosting two recruitment roadshows in Scotland - one in Glasgow on 12 September and another in Edinburgh on 13 September. They will be held at the Normandy Hotel in Glasgow and at the Holiday Inn in the capital. Steve Heapy, chief executive officer of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said:
"It has been an exciting year for Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, and we are delighted to be creating so many opportunities to join our award-winning teams at Glasgow and Edinburgh airports."If you care passionately about looking after customers, we would love to see you at one of our upcoming roadshows and we look forward to welcoming you on board."
3rd May 2017
Jet2.com announces 23 new routes
Jet2.com have announced that it will be lanuching 23 new destinations from 6 of its UK bases. These will include 13 to Spain, 5 to Greece, 3 to Croatia and 2 to Italy. Jet2.com added Halkidiki, Kefalonia, Costa de Almeria, Bodrum, Verona to Stanstead summer 2018 schedule. Leisure airline Jet2.com has unveiled plans for a major expansion at Stansted – just week after launching its first flights from the airport. Jet2.com and its package tour sister company Jet2holidays are to add five new destinations to their schedule at Stansted for summer 2018, and increase frequencies on several other routes.
Jet2.com announces expansion at Belfast International
Jet2 announced planned network expansion at Belfast International for summer 2018 season, with the launch of 8 routes. These 8 routes include Almeria, Antalya, Funchal, Irakleion, Malta, Naples, Paphos and Rhodes.
The planned operations services are as follows:
Belfast – Almeria from 05MAY18
Belfast – Antalya from 03MAY18
Belfast – Funchal from 30APR18
Belfast – Irakleion from 07MAY18
Belfast – Malta from 05APR18
Belfast – Naples from 04MAY18
Belfast – Paphos from02MAY18
Belfast – Rhodes from 04MAY18
Austria (Salzburg; Vienna)
Croatia (Dubrovnik; Pula; Split)
Czech Republic (Prague)
France (Bergerac; Chambéry; La Rochelle; Lyon; Nice; Paris; Toulouse)
Germany (Berlin; Düsseldof)
Greece (Corfu; Heraklion; Kefalonia; Kos; Paphos; Rhodes; Thessaloniki; Zakynthos)
Israel (Tel Aviv)
Italy (Naples; Olbia; Pisa; Rome; Turin; Venice)
Portugal (Faro; Lisbon; Madeira)
Spain (Alicante; Almeria; Barcelona; Fuerteventura; Girona; Ibiza; Lanzarote; Majorca; Málaga; Menorca; Reus; Tenerife)
Turkey (Antalya; Bodrum; Dalaman)
United Kingdon (Belfast; Birmingham; Blackpool; East midlands; Edingburgh; Glasgow; Jersey; Leeds; London; Luton; Manchester; Newcastle upon Tyne; Newquay)
Leeds Bradford Airport
Leeds Bradford Airport is located at Yeadon, in the City of Leeds Metropolitan District in West Yorkshire, England, 6 nautical miles northwest of Leeds city centre itself. It was opened in October 1931 as Yeadon Aerodrome, and now it serves the cities of Leeds and Bradford, as well as the wider Yorkshire region including the cities of York and Wakefield, and the District of Harrogate, and is the largest airport within Yorkshire.
Airlines that fly from and to Leeds Bradford airport include British Airways,Aer Lingus and Flybe.