Jet2, Ryanair and TUI issue important Leeds Bradford Airport flights update ahead of August 26

Foreign holidays have been returning but right now, they just haven’t been the same.

Throughout the pandemic travel restrictions and rules have been constantly shifting in order to keep customers safe.

The rules have left airlines such as Jet2, which has a hub at Leeds Bradford Airport, looking for more support as they attempt to meet customer demand.

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Some airports cancelled flights in their entirety whilst others chose to hold off till the end of the year.

With the next travel review looming next week, the announcement will look at countries like Spain and Pakistan in depth.

As reported by Birmingham Live, this is what some of the airlines are planning.

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Jet2 has chosen to expand its winter flight schedule.

Unfortunately for Leeds Bradford passengers, the airline has only raised capacity from Belfast International, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle and Stansted.

Additional winter sun destinations going on sale include Malaga, Alicante, Faro, Malta and Majorca.

A handful of destinations are also being offered from East Midlands airport including the Canary Islands, Madeira, Antalya, Paphos, Malaga, Alicante, Faro and Majorca.

This means the operator has 12 destinations on sale for next winter with up to 320 weekly fights already available.

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TUI has decided to halt flights for more than 25 destinations across the world including popular UK holiday spots.

The airline made the decision as holiday uncertainty continues with the traffic light system still in force in England.

The company were forced to cancel package holidays to Almeria and Girona in Spain have been cancelled until at least October 31.

TUI also cancelled flights, to Malta, or Sardinia, Sicily and Calabria in Italy until October too.

A spokesperson for TUI said: “We are continually reviewing our holiday programme and cancellations in line with government updates every three weeks”.


Ryanair has announced plans add 11 new routes to its schedule this winter.

The schedule now includes over 2,000 weekly flights to over 400 destinations.

Departures include new trips from Birmingham to Bucharest, Vilnius, Milan Bergamo and Turin, as well as flights from Bournemouth to Budapest and Wrocław.

Bristol will get new connections to Barcelona and Madrid, Cardiff will see new flights to Dublin and London Gatwick will welcome a new Malaga route.

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