Media centre to offer New York shopping breaks

Statue of Liberty and city view of New York and Jet2holidays will offer Scottish customers two New York shopping breaks for winter 2014.

The leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist will double the number of New York flights and city breaks it is operating from Glasgow and add a bew 4-night break option on top of the already successful 3-night trip.'s New York flights offer weekend breaks during some of the city’s most iconic events including the Thanksgiving Day parade and the infamous Black Friday – the biggest shopping day of the year.

Steve Heapy, chief executive of and Jet2holidays said: "We are thrilled with the continued success and demand for our New York breaks direct from Glasgow Airport, resulted in us growing our programme for this year. 

"Doubling our number of flights means our loyal Scottish customers have an even greater choice of direct services to the Big Apple this winter and can now really be a part of this spectacular city with an extra night’s stay.

"Whether choosing a package break or flight only option, our great value trips to New York are the perfect way to visit this iconic city without breaking the bank. 

"I’d encourage people to book now so they don’t miss out on a magical holiday of a lifetime direct from their doorstep."

Francois Bourienne, commercial director at Glasgow Airport, said: "This will be the fourth year in a row has operated a shopping trip to New York which has always proved extremely popular with passengers.

"The decision to add a second flight is yet more good news from, which will introduce a fifth dedicated aircraft at Glasgow Airport and 130,000 more seats for summer 2014.

Jet2holidays package breaks start from £795 per person, including a generous 22kg baggage allowance for all that shopping – they can be secured now for only a £60 deposit. flights are available from £399 per person including taxes. 

Departures are scheduled as follows:

  • 27th November 2014 – 4-night break over Thanksgiving and Black Friday
  • 4th December 2014 – 3-night break

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