New York flights from Leeds Bradford airport
[9th May 2008]
Budget airline Jet2.com and holiday company Jet2holidays.com are launching the first ever transatlantic flights from Leeds Bradford airport to New York.
Jet2holidays.com is offering four day Christmas shopping trips to New York flying form Leeds Bradford airport to New York Newark airport with departure dates in November and December. Prices including three nights hotel accommodation and all taxes and charges start at £699.
"New York is one of those cities that everyone must see at least once in a lifetime. It has so many iconic images and sightseeing opportunities, culture that is second-to-none, the world's top stores and boutiques, and a fantastic array of restaurants, bars and clubs," says Jet2holidays.com MD, Richard Bodin.
For those who want a flight only option to New York, low fares airlines Jet2.com is offering return flights from Leeds Bradford airport from £579.98 including taxes.
"We are launching with Christmas shopping breaks as our research suggested this was the one thing most people tend to recommend to friends as a must-do first experience, and something they tend to repeat. And of course with the current strength of the pound against the dollar there's never been a better time to enjoy great value for money and have fun spending in this great city, Bodin adds.
Jet2.com says that since it launched from Leeds Bradford airport five years ago it has been deluged with requests to start this service. The Open Skies treaty which came into effect in March has now allowed the low cost airline to launch its first flights to New York. If the service proves popular more flights will be added.
Written by: Nick Purdom
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