Jet2 operates flights from the United Kingdom to various destinations mainly in Europe but it also operates seasonal flights to New York. Jet2 is based in Leeds and was established in 2002. It operates also charter flights. The hubs of the airline are located at the airports in Leeds, Manchester, Belfast, Blackpool, Edinburgh, Glasgow, East Midlands and Newcastle.
Like most of the low cost airlines, Jet2 does not serve complimentary refreshment on its flights. However, drinks and snacks can be purchased on-board. Jet2 won the award Best Scheduled British Airline of 2005.
Jet2 has a frequent-flyer programme called myJet2, where members earn points for flight bookings which can later be redeemed for flights. The airline offers online check-in on its website.
Jet2 - Basic info
|IATA / ICAO code||LS / EXS|
|Airline hubs||United Kingdom: 8|
Asia, Europe and North America: 48
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|Frequent flyer programs||myJet2|
|Onboard refreshments||sold separately|
Jet2 - Check-in, Baggage Allowance & Fees
|Payment options||VISA, Mastercard, American Express, VISA Electron, Maestro, Visa Debit, Mastercard Debit, PayPal|
|Booking fees||3.6%/2% for payments made with credit card/PayPal|
|Cabin baggage||weight: 10 kg, dimensions: 56x45x25 cm|
|Checked baggage||weight: 22 kg — £16,49|
|Checked baggage / airport fee||weight: 22 kg — £40 / €51|
|Excess baggage||£12 / kg|
|Online check in||Yes|
Jet2 - Competitors
|Thomson Airways||direct||159 shared routes (51%), common bases in Manchester, Newcastle, Belfast (BFS), Glasgow (GLA), Nottingham, Edinburgh, Bradford/Leeds|
|Thomas Cook Airlines||direct||120 shared routes (38%), common bases in Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow (GLA), Nottingham|
|Ryanair||strong||74 shared routes (24%), common bases in Nottingham, Edinburgh, Bradford/Leeds|
|Monarch Airlines||strong||66 shared routes (21%)|
|easyJet||weak||60 shared routes (19%)|
|British Airways||weak||47 shared destinations (15%)|
Jet2 - Routes
Europe (destinations: 45)
North America (destinations: 1)
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