Founded in 1980 by Philip Hugh Meeson, JET2 first started as air services to fly flowers in contracted aircraft from Guernsey to UK. Headquartered in Leeds Bradfort Airport, Jet2 operates two leisure travel brands: Jet2.com and Jet2holidays. At present, Jet2.com is the third largest airline in the UK that offers user friendly, low fares and chartered flights in more than 400 routes to various type of destinations, in the Mediterranean, Europe, the Canary Island, and others. In Greece, it has added new destinations, such as Parga, Lefkas and Skiathos. The company has a Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence to carry people, mail, and cargo. In 2019, Jet2.com acquired 34 aircrafts from Boeing for its fleet. Its present fleet size is over 100 aircraft. Its other prominent bases are: Alicante-Elche, Belfast–International, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London–Stansted, Manchester, Tenerife–South, and others. In November 2020, the company announced that it would operate its tenth base from Bristol airport from July 2021 catering to 33 destinations.
The Jet2holidays is the UK’s second largest tour operator that offers package holidays with more than 4,000 hotels (2 to 5 stars) across the Mediterranean, Europe and the Canary Island. Jet2.com and Jet2holidays employ more than 10,000 employees across the UK and some overseas destinations. Besides, Jet2.com also offers charter services that an individual or company can hire as per their requirements.
Jet2 PLC’s man objective is to grow and expand its business through organic growth and strategically acquiring existing businesses with future potential, invest in the IT capabilities of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays website, which can help the company to provide high-quality services and experience, expand the operations to newer destinations, partner with best quality hotels and offer flexible holidays to wider range of destinations.
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