Jet2 cancels all flights to Balearic Islands for rest of summer – world news


Jet2 has canceled all flights to the Balearic Islands this summer.And it extended the suspension of package holidays and flights to mainland Spain and the Canary Islands until 13 September.

Previously, it had suspended the resumption of flights to the popular holiday destination until the end of August.

Britons visiting Spain or the Spanish Islands must self-isolate for 14 days upon their return.

The destination was dropped from the list of “safe” trips last month following an increase in the number of cases.

Jet2 has also canceled all Croatia vacation packages until September 14.

In a statement, the tour operator said the decision was due to “continued uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as advice from the UK government”.

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He added: “We have made the difficult decision to suspend flights and holidays to the Balearic Islands (Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca) for the remainder of summer 20.

“We are obviously very disappointed to make this announcement as we know how eagerly our customers are looking forward to their well-deserved vacations in these fantastic destinations.

“When clients are affected by program changes, we have been repeatedly recognized by independent travel agents for the way we have handled this, and we will automatically cancel commercial bookings with a full refund.

“To give customers more choice when it comes to booking or rebooking their Summer 20 vacation, today we are announcing thousands of new flights, representing nearly 100,000 additional seats, to destinations in Greece, Turkey and Portugal.

“The demand for vacations to these destinations tells us that summer 20 is alive and well in the minds of our customers, and our decision to increase capacity is a direct response to that demand.

“We can assure independent travel agents, clients and our partners in the Balearic Islands that we remain fully committed to these fantastic destinations.

“Bookings for next summer look good and we look forward to doing what we do best: working with hoteliers and our partners in Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca to ensure guests enjoy their well-deserved vacation. “


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