Jet2.com Launches Manchester to Tel Aviv - MIDAS

Jet2.com Launches Manchester to Tel Aviv

21 January, 2009

Jet2.com has launched the first truly low-fare service to Tel Aviv from Manchester Airport – it will be the only airline to offer a direct route from the North of the UK.

The  weekly  service,  which will begin from Thursday 21 May  2009,  is  set  to provide an important gateway for the north’s Jewish community to one of Israel’s largest  cities. The airline is so confident that the service  will  be  such  a popular addition to its Manchester schedule that from October the route  is  set to increase to twice weekly, departing Sunday’s and Thursdays.

Tel  Aviv  is  a  thriving and cosmopolitan beach city that  makes  an  exciting holiday  destination. With buzzing nightlife, cafe culture, shopping,  beautiful beach  and  a historic old town, the city offers a sophisticated break  suitable for all.

With flights now on sale from just £70.99 one way including taxes, Jet2.com is offering the lowest ever fares and an unbeatable direct service to the popular Israeli city.

Philip  Meeson,  boss of Jet2.com, commented: "Tel Aviv is an extremely  popular destination  and we are confident there will be a huge demand for this  service. As  the  only  direct route from the North, we are in an unrivalled position  to offer both the lowest ever fares and fastest service into Israel.

"This  route  launch  is extremely significant for Jet2.com and  emphasises  our drive  to  continue to innovate and expand our reach into a variety of countries and markets."

Adrian  Cohen,  Managing  Director of Israel Travel Service,  commented:  "I  am extremely excited and pleased to hear that Jet2.com is launching this service to Tel Aviv and support it 100%.

"This  welcome investment into tourism to Israel will undoubtedly be of  benefit to the consumer and will strengthen the links between Manchester and Tel Aviv."

Source: GM Chamber

Link: http://www.gmchamber.co.uk/news/349

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