JET2 tonight canceled all flights to mainland Spain and parts of Croatia for the remainder of the summer.
This means that the British will not be able to fly to Alicante, Malaga, Barcelona, Dubrovnik or Split using the airline.
A company statement said: “Due to the continued uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as current advice from the UK government, we have made the difficult decision to suspend all flights and holidays to mainland Spain and Dubronik and Split for the remainder of summer 2020. ”
Jet2 is working with customers to find options to modify the reservation without an administration fee, a refund credit note, or a full cash refund.
The company added, “To give customers more choice when it comes to booking or rebooking their 2020 summer vacation, we recently announced hundreds of new flights to land destinations, representing nearly 100,000 seats. additional.
“This demand tells us that customers want to get away from it all for their well-deserved vacation.
In addition to canceling flights, Jet2 said it is urging the government to do more to help vacationers by implementing a targeted approach to travel advice, instead of the current blanket ban approach.
Jet2 added, “Bookings for next summer look strong, and we can’t wait to be back to do what we do best – working with hoteliers and our partners in these destinations to ensure our guests enjoy. of their well-deserved vacation. ”
Jet2 made a similar announcement regarding its Croatia flights and vacations, claiming that its “last one-way flights of the season [will be] operating on September 6. “
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Spain and France are expected to remain on the UK’s quarantine list for the next few weeks – after comments from Spanish health emergencies warned “things are not going well”.
The two countries, popular with British holidaymakers, have been taken off the safe travel list after the coronavirus cases spike in the country.
Croatia had shared an airlift deal with the UK, meaning people from both countries did not have to self-quarantine upon arrival or return.
But with his infection rate so high, he was quarantined on August 20, after France and Spain.