Jet2.com to create more new jobs at London Stansted Airport

Steve Heapy, chief executive of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays.
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Steve Heapy, chief executive of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays. Photo: Professional Images/@ProfImages - Credit: Professional Images

Leisure airline Jet2.com is to create more new flight deck, cabin crew and ground operations jobs at Stansted Airport with the addition of a 10th aircraft to its 2018 summer schedule.

The inaugural Jet2holidays flight leaving Stansted in March 2017.
Photo: Tony Pick

The inaugural Jet2holidays flight leaving Stansted in March 2017. Photo: Tony Pick - Credit: Archant

This is in addition 120 new roles announced last month as Jet2 celebrated a successful first year at Stansted by unveiling a summer schedule involving nine aircraft, compared with six at the start.

The latest expansion means there will be an additional 50,000 seats available on Jet2 flights at Stansted this summer, with plans for an extra 40,000 places in the winder 2018-19 schedule.

Jet2 will serve 33 destinations from Stansted this summer, with additional flights on routes including Lanzarote, Tenerife, Majorca, Menorca, Reus, Faro, Corfu, Zante, Dalaman and Antalya, and 26 next winter, including a new ski route to Turin.

Jet2 has already flow more than 1m customers to and from Stansted since launching its base there in March 2017.


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Steve Heapy, chief executive of Jet2.com and sister company Jet2holidays, said: “The addition of a tenth based aircraft at London Stansted means we are creating even more new jobs in the local area, and are adding more choice, including the launch of a fantastic new ski route to Turin.

“Since we launched in the South of England, we have been constantly adding more choice for holidaymakers with our award-winning airline and tour operator, and that is down to the continued demand that we have seen from customers.”

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