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Jet2.com and Jet2holidays launch first ever Winter Sun programme from Bournemouth Airport following hugely successful launch

  • Shortly after launching flights and holidays from Bournemouth Airport for Summer 25, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays put Winter 25/26 Sun programme on sale
  • Leading leisure airline and UK’s largest tour operator put choice of nine Winter Sun destinations on sale from 12th UK base airport
  • Release of programme follows ‘truly phenomenal’ response to base launch in March, and gives customers and independent travel agents the chance to escape to the sunshine

23rd May 2024: Following the launch of flights and holidays from Bournemouth Airport for Summer 25, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have today announced further good news for customers and independent travel agents in the South Coast by launching their first ever Winter Sun programme from the airport.

The leading leisure airline and UK’s largest tour operator have put their Winter Sun programme on sale for Winter 25/26 from their newest and 12th UK base airport, Bournemouth Airport, after experiencing a ‘truly phenomenal response’ to the launch of the new airport base in March.

Holidaymakers in Bournemouth, Southampton and Portsmouth, as well as the wider region have plenty of choice and flexibility when it comes to booking some winter sunshine and experiencing the companies’ award-winning flights and ATOL protected holidays, as nine Winter Sun destinations have gone on sale today.   

The Winter Sun destinations available from Bournemouth Airport for Winter 25/26 are – Canary Islands (Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura), Spain (Alicante), Majorca (Palma), Turkey (Antalya) and Portugal (Faro and Maderia). In addition to friendly flight times, the programme represents up to 15 departing weekly flights during peak periods, and Madeira is an exclusive destination from Bournemouth Airport.

Today’s announcement means that Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are the first airline and major tour operator to put Winter 25/26 on sale, and the early release of the programme comes in response to demand from local holidaymakers looking to lock some winter sun holidays into their diaries.

Today’s announcement represents tee-terrific news for golfers too, with Winter Sun golf holidays on sale as well. This includes golf packages which have rounds of golf included at selected hotels across the Canary Islands, Antalya, Algarve and Mainland Spain.

The full Winter 25/26 Winter Sun programme from Bournemouth Airport is as follows:

  • Tenerife (up to four weekly services)
  • Lanzarote (up to two weekly services)
  • Gran Canaria (weekly services)
  • Fuerteventura (weekly services)
  • Alicante (up to two weekly services)
  • Palma (weekly services)
  • Antalya (weekly services)
  • Faro (up to two weekly services)
  • Madeira (weekly services)

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “Since launching our award-winning flights and holidays for Summer 25 from Bournemouth Airport, the response has been truly phenomenal, and we are delighted at how well the announcement has been received. In response to that strong demand, we are delighted to be putting our first ever Winter Sun programme on sale from the new base airport for Winter 25/26 too.”

He added: “By launching our Winter Sun programme for 25/26 nice and early, we are giving holidaymakers the chance to book ahead and lock in their getaway, while spreading the cost. With more people than ever wanting to swap the cold and rain of the UK in winter for some sunshine, we are expecting this new programme to sell quickly and be extremely popular. We are confident that our first Winter Sun programme from Bournemouth Airport will be a fantastic success.”

Bournemouth Airport, Managing Director Steve Gill, said: “This is fantastic news for holidaymakers and a huge vote of confidence in Bournemouth Airport. By launching their first ever winter sun programme from Bournemouth so far in advance Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are providing even more choice and flexibility for passengers, and we’re delighted that they have seen such a fantastic response to the launch of their new airport base in March.”

For further information and to book visit www.jet2.com or www.jet2holidays.com 

Independent travel agents can visit: trade.jet2holidays.com