Jet Away to Gran Canaria with and Jet2holidays, has further expanded its growing portfolio of popular sun destinations available from East Midlands Airport, with the launch of new direct flights to Gran Canaria for Summer 2013.

Now on sale, the weekly flights to the breathtaking capital of the paradise island, Las Palmas, will start from 15th July 2013 with prices from 61.99 including taxes.

East Midlands holidaymakers can choose Jet2holidays’ great value package holidays to Gran Canaria, with prices from 369 per person for return flights, resort transfers and seven nights in a three star hotel on a self-catering basis. The company’s low 60 deposit also means savvy holidaymakers can plan ahead and book their 2013 sun holiday now, giving them plenty of time to budget for their well-deserved break.

In addition to launching the new destination, has put 2013 flights on sale to Lanzarote and Tenerife. Flights will operate to Tenerife three times a week from 58.99, including taxes and twice weekly to Lanzarote from 55.99, including taxes.

Steve Heapy, Chief Commercial Officer of and Managing Director of Jet2holidays, said: “The addition of Gran Canaria means East Midlands holidaymakers now have a hat trick of destinations in the Canary Islands to choose from for their 2013 holiday. Gran Canaria continues to be a top choice for families and couples alike and we’re delighted to be able to give local people the opportunity to experience all this beautiful island has to offer direct from their nearest airport.

“This new route takes our total number of city, sun and ski destinations available direct from the airport to 16. We are committed to growth at East Midlands and this is another fantastic addition as we continue to expand the range of destinations to which East Midlands passengers can enjoy our award winning service.”

Stephen Turner, Business Development Director East Midlands Airport, said: "We’re pleased to see that is continuing to expand the number of destinations on offer from East Midlands Airport with the new addition to their summer 2013 schedule; increasing their route network to 16 destinations from next year.

“Gran Canaria is already one of our most popular destinations amongst our passengers and we are in no doubt that this new addition will follow the on-going success has experienced at East Midlands Airport.”


Published on: 18/04/2012 14:58:41

Sign up to our newsletter