DEFYING Brexit fears, British airline Jet2.com has announced that for the next summer season they will increase flights between the UK and Alicante-Elche airport.
Between April and November, the company will increase flights by 40 per cent. This winter season, which runs until March, is already offering 30 per cent more flights compared to the same period last year.
There will be routes between Alicante-Elche and nine destinations in the UK; London-Stansted, Belfast, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle, reaching a peak of 93 flights per week in high season, compared to 76 per week in the summer of 2016.
It comes as Jet2holidays increases its presence on the Costa Blanca, continually promoting Alicante as a city break highlighting the area’s values. The Municipal Tourism Board of Alicante, welcomed the work of Jet2holidays and said: “We value positively the promotion by Jet2holidays of our city, contributing in this way to spread the image of Alicante among its clients of the north and centre of England.”