and Jet2holidays Expands Winter Sun Routes from Belfast!

TEN popular Winter Sun destinations are going on sale from Belfast International Airport for Winter 23/24

With continued demand for Winter Sun from holidaymakers in Northern Ireland, and Jet2holidays have today (10 August) put an expanded Winter Sun programme on sale from Belfast International Airport for Winter 23/24.

The UK’s third largest airline and leading tour operator to many destinations across the Mediterranean and Canary Islands have an exciting range of Winter Sun destinations on sale from Belfast International Airport, including two brand-new hotspots for locals to choose from. In yet more good news, the companies’ Ski and City Winter 23/24 destinations going on sale from Belfast International Airport will be announced next month too.

In total, ten popular Winter Sun destinations are going on sale from Belfast International Airport. The unrivalled programme includes two brand-new routes from the base for Winter 23/24 – Malaga and Faro, as well as increased flying to the Canary Islands (Tenerife and Lanzarote). As the UK’s leading airline and tour operator to the Canaries, and Jet2holidays are offering up to 15 weekly services to the Canary Islands (including Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura) from Belfast International Airport next winter.

The other Winter Sun destinations going on sale for Winter 23/24 from the base include Spain (Alicante), Majorca (Palma), Turkey (Antalya) and Cyprus (Paphos). This gives customers and independent travel agents fantastic choice and flexibility when it comes to booking or enjoying some Winter Sun. The full programme is detailed below. and Jet2holidays are offering over 20 flights per week to these winter sun destinations from Belfast International Airport with multiple services available during winter from early-November through to the end of April.

The full breakdown is as follows:

  • Malaga (up to two weekly flights)
  • Faro (up to two weekly flights)
  • Tenerife (up to six weekly services)
  • Lanzarote (up to five weekly services)
  • Gran Canaria (up to two weekly services)
  • Fuerteventura (up to two weekly services)
  • Antalya (weekly services)
  • Alicante (up to two weekly services)
  • Palma (up to four weekly services during April)
  • Paphos (weekly services during April)

As well as booking and travelling on award-winning flights and ATOL protected package holidays to these destinations, customers can get to experience and enjoy the company’s VIP customer service. In recent weeks, the companies’ industry leading customer service has seen them be awarded with the prestigious title of Which? Travel Brand of the Year, in recognition of the way that they have treated customers both during the pandemic as well as now that international travel has reopened. In addition, and Jet2holidays have also been named as the top-rated airline and tour operator for customer satisfaction, according to the UKCSI published by the Institute of Customer Service.

This VIP customer service includes friendly flight times and a generous 22kg baggage allowance through a flight-only booking with, which saw the airline win five accolades at the 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards for Airlines; or that very same VIP customer service, in-resort Customer Helpers, transfers, free child places and ATOL protection with the UK’s second largest tour operator, Jet2holidays. As well as a choice of thousands of 2-5 star hotels through Jet2holidays, customers can also enjoy all the benefits of a package holiday but with the added privacy of a villa holiday, by booking their winter sun with Jet2Villas.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said:

“We are seeing strong demand from customers in Northern Ireland wanting to escape the long British winter by booking their Winter Sun 23/24 holiday nice and early. In response to this demand, we are stepping in by putting our Winter Sun programme on sale from Belfast International Airport. We are pleased to be launching two brand-new winter routes from the base for Winter 23/24, on top of offering a fantastic selection of other popular Winter Sun destinations. With more customers than ever wanting to give themselves something to look forward to next year, we have no doubt that these hotspots will be extremely popular with both customers and independent travel agents in the region. The unrivalled programme on sale from Belfast International Airport means customers and independent travel agents need look no further when it comes to booking or travelling on their well-deserved holidays next year. The strong demand we are seeing for Winter Sun means we are looking ahead with real confidence and look forward to revealing even more details of our exciting Winter 23/24 programme from Belfast International Airport very soon.”

Uel Hoey, Business Development Director at Belfast International Airport said, “It is fantastic news for holiday and leisure travellers that Jet2 has opted to expand their Belfast programme from Winter 2023 to incorporate the popular venues in the Costa del Sol and Algarve.

“Over the past twenty years and Jet2holidays have become a trusted staple for local travellers and their standards of customer care and reliability continue to broaden their appeal and customer base in Northern Ireland.”

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