& Jet2holidays self-handle at Bristol and Newcastle Airports

Written by: Samantha Payne Polepaka |
Comment on this article and Jet2holidays have announced today (3 March) they are taking their ramp-handling operations in-house at Bristol and Newcastle Airports.

The teams at both bases now include a dedicated ramp-handling team including ramp agents and baggage loaders.

It also means and Jet2holidays now self-handle at Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle and London Stansted Airports.

In just their third summer of operations at Bristol Airport, and Jet2holidays have a significantly expanded programme on sale for summer 23 too. There are 32 sun and city destinations for customers and independent travel agents to choose from this summer from Bristol Airport – with capacity increasing by 13% compared to last summer.

This expansion includes two brand-new destinations for summer 23 – Malaga and Chania (Crete), the latter which is an exclusive destination from Bristol Airport. A seventh-based aircraft will come into operation at the base to support this expansion.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “Today’s announcement represents a significant investment in our operation and we know it will deliver an even better end-to-end experience for our customers at both bases. We are looking forward to operating our biggest ever summer programme this year, and we are absolutely delighted at the response that our fantastic product is getting from customers and independent travel agents across the UK.”

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