Jet2 launches new Glasgow to Faro flights

Budget airline has launched new services from Glasgow airport.

The carrier said that the new flights out of Scotland's largest city will head to summer holiday destinations - Nice, Alicante, Dalaman, Faro, Majorca, Paphos and Tenerife.

The company is also planning a new route to Geneva, which is expected to start from December 23.

Ian Doubtfire, managing director of, speaking as the first of the new flights departed to Alicante, said: "This is an exciting day for us. After two years' planning we finally got to operate our first flight out of Glasgow.

"We have got two aircraft here. We're thrilled with the positive response to date and, as a result, we have increased our capacity on our most popular sunshine routes.

Jet2, the low cost airline, has announced it will be adding two new Uk routes to and from the Algarve’s Faro Airport starting in April 2011, increasing its total capacity to more than 300,000 seats.


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