4th May 2022: Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have waved off their first flight to Kos from Glasgow Airport this afternoon (4th May), celebrating the launch of the brand-new route for Summer 22 from the base.
The busy flight marks the start of the leading leisure airline and UK’s leading tour operator to many destinations across the Mediterranean, including Greece, operating weekly Wednesday services to the popular Greek island from Glasgow Airport this summer from 4th May to 26th October. The start of services to this popular sunshine destination comes in response to strong demand from local customers and independent travel agents for Summer 22 flights and holidays.
Part of the showstopping Dodecanese Islands, Kos has long been a favourite for sunshine holidays. Holidaymakers can choose from lively party towns, laid-back seaside resorts and traditional fishing villages – all of them boasting beautiful beaches and dishing up heavenly traditional cuisine. With its rich culture and history of the capital, Kos Town, Kos is an island where centuries-old relics neighbour vibrant bars and buzzy promenades meet.
The addition of Kos to Jet2.com and Jet2holidays’ Summer 22 programme from Glasgow Airport means the companies are operating to six Greek destinations from the base this summer – Kos, Corfu, Kefalonia, Crete (Heraklion) Rhodes and Zante.
In addition to Kos, the full breakdown of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays’ Summer 22 programme to Greece from Glasgow Airport is as follows:
- Corfu – weekly Wednesday services operating until 18th
- Kefalonia – weekly Wednesday services operating from 4th May to 12th
- Crete (Heraklion) – up to three weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday) operating until 27th
- Rhodes – up to two weekly services (Monday and Friday) operating until 28th October, increasing to up to three weekly services (Monday, Tuesday and Friday) from 20th June to 22nd
- Zante – weekly Wednesday services operating until 19th October, increasing to up to two weekly services (Wednesday and Saturday) from 18th June to 16th
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have 30 sun and city destinations on sale from across the Mediterranean, Canary Islands and Europe for Summer 22 from Glasgow Airport. With 96 weekly flights available during peak times from Glasgow Airport for Summer 22, the leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist are offering local customers and independent travel agents with unrivalled choice and flexibility when it comes to booking or enjoying a much-needed getaway to their favourite summer destinations.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “We are delighted to see our first flight take off to Kos from Glasgow Airport today. It is fantastic to be operating to this popular sunshine destination from Glasgow Airport, as we know that this new route will prove popular with customers and independent travel agents in the region. With 30 sun and city destinations on sale this summer from the base, we are pleased to be offering an unrivalled programme for Summer 22 and giving customers and independent travel agents huge choice when it comes to enjoying a holiday with our award-winning airline and tour operator.”
Independent travel agents can visit: trade.jet2holidays.com