Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks have added a sought-after location to its ever-growing list of vacation destinations that will soon depart from Newcastle International Airport.
Passengers will be able to fly directly to the Italian city of Veronaafter tThe tour operator said it had responded to continued strong demand from holidaymakers and independent travel agents in the North East. The announcement came just days after an extended summer 22 program was revealed from Newcastle Airport.
The addition of Verona means customers and independent travel agents can now choose from 34 sun and city destinations from Newcastle Airport with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays next summer. The companies will operate weekly services to Verona every Wednesday from May 10, 2023 until the end of September.
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Famous as the setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Verona has romance around every corner. Vacationers can wander the medieval piazzas and alleyways, visit Juliet’s ivy-covered balcony, people-watch in Piazza delle Erbe, or indulge in elegant shopping along Via Mazzini.
Throughout the summer months, world-class artists also take to the stage of Verona’s ancient Arena to perform opera classics under the stars.
Wine lovers can try the local ruby-red Valpolicella, and foodies can sample traditional osterias that dish out meaty red wine stews, overflowing plates of pasta, and bowls of creamy risotto. In addition to all this, the magnificent Lake Garda is at the gates of Verona.
Customers can choose between a flight-only option with Jet2.com or a vacation package with Jet2CityBreaks available for a low deposit of £60 per person. Jet2CityBreaks packages include flights with Jet2.com, including 22kg checked baggage, transfers to and from the airport, and a choice of 2-5 star hotels in central locations, providing the basic ideal for exploring and discovering Verona.
Strong demand for flights and ATOL-protected package holidays also means that Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have a huge program on sale next summer to a number of sun favorites such as the Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, mainland Spain, Greece and Turkey. With up to 125 weekly flights from Newcastle Airport during peak times next summer, this offers holidaymakers and independent travel agents unrivaled choice and flexibility, meaning they can choose the length of vacation they want.
Top summer sun highlights for 2023 from Newcastle Airport include 34 sun and city destinations on sale and up to 125 weekly flights departing during peak periods.
Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Alicante, Malaga, Palma (Majorca) and Ibiza are just some of the popular holiday destinations to which the airline will fly directly from Newcastle this summer.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “Demand for flights, city breaks and holidays from Newcastle Airport continues to be extremely strong. Guests in the North East are looking to get away from it all to enjoy their well-deserved vacation. and we will continue to meet this demand with more flights and vacations.
“Introducing Verona to our program for Summer 23 provides a fantastic city break option for those looking to explore a city full of history, culture and beauty with the added bonus of having the beautiful lake guard nearby.”