Published on February 16th, 2023 | by Alan Dwyer


Jet2 Announce New Routes from Belfast in Summer 2024

Jet2 has announced significant expansion at Belfast International Airport for Summer 24, with the launch of two brand-new routes to Bodrum and Malta, and an extra aircraft coming into operation at the base to support the huge expansion. On the back of Jet2holidays announcing on Monday that it is now the UK’s largest tour operator, the companies are investing in their Northern Ireland operation by adding a fourth-based aircraft at Belfast International Airport for the Summer of 2024, with a bigger fleet giving customers even more choice and flexibility.

As a result of the addition of Bodrum and Malta, which are both exclusive destinations to and Jet2holidays from Belfast, the airline will have over 580,000 seats on sale for the Summer of 2024 from Northern Ireland. This represents a capacity increase of nearly 30% when compared to Summer 2023 and means the companies will operate their biggest ever Summer Sun programme from Belfast International Airport next summer.

The new service to Bodrum will operate weekly on Mondays from 6th May through to 28th October 2024, while the new Malta service will operate on Thursdays from 28th March to 31st October 2024. Jet2 will operate over 40 weekly flights in the summer peak to over 20 sunshine destinations across Europe.

Steve Heapy

Commenting on the announcement of the planned expansion from Belfast, the CEO of, Steve Heapy said, “Following the magnificent response from customers across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to our Summer ’24 Sun programme going on sale, we are very pleased to be adding even more sunshine thanks to launch of brand-new Bodrum and Malta. We know these are destinations that our customers will love, and it adds even more choice from Belfast International with our award-winning business. We have always said how committed we are to Belfast International Airport, and investing in an additional aircraft demonstrates just how committed we are. As well as being able to book early, we know that customers will be thrilled at the huge choice we are offering when it comes to securing some Summer 24 sunshine, knowing that their price is locked in.”

Also commenting was the Director of Business Development at Belfast International Airport, Uel Hoey said, “This is excellent news once again for Northern Ireland travellers with the expansion of and Jet2holidays’ award-winning holiday and flight products from Belfast International Airport. The introduction of two excellent additional routes to Bodrum on Turkey’s Aegean coast and direct flights to the delights of the Maltese archipelago further enhance the appeal of and Jet2holidays’ overall programme within the market, while also offering greater choice and flexibility.”

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