Portugal takes a “wave of reservations” on Jet 2 in Britain’s green list

Portugal takes a "wave of reservations" on Jet 2 in Britain's green list

Portugal takes a “wave of reservations” on Jet 2 in Britain’s green list

11-05-2021 (09h22)

British tour operator Jet2holidays announced that reservations for Portugal increased by more than 600% in the 24 hours following the announcement by the British government, the country considered safe to travel.

In a statement, the company specified that it had increased “by more than 600%” for Faer, in Algarve and for Madeira in the 24 hours following the announcement of the green list, and by more than 1,300% compared to the same period . Last week ”.

Quoted in the statement, the CEOs of Jet2.com and Jet2Holidays said it “shows a wave of reservations for Portugal as to how people are prepared to leave”.

Steve Hepi admits that the UK government was “more cautious than expected”, but “has shown that it wants to reopen the trip”.

“We are eager to get more positive news about where we can fly in the coming weeks,” the executive said.

The airline Jet2.com and tour operator Jet2holidays have decided to resume operations on 24 June.

For reservations that travel to destinations that are not part of the ‘Green List’, the company is asking them to refrain from contacting them, saying that in deciding the best interests of customers and partners in independent travel “time Lagga ”agencies from all parts of Britain. “

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