Glasgow airport will see an extra 300,000 Jet2 seats this summer, an increase of 30%.
Expansion, including two new destinations, takes Jet.com and Jet2holidays’ capacity at Glasgow to 1.3 million. An additional aircraft will be based at the airport during the summer peak, making a total of eight.
Jet2 will offer 34 sun and city destinations from the airport, with Costa de Almeria introduced with a weekly flight from May to October and a new city destination, Krakow, operating on Monday and Friday.
There will also be additional flights to destinations in the Balearics, Canaries, Turkey, Greece, Spain, Bulgaria and Portugal between mid-June and mid-July, with Jet2.com operating 220 flights a week during peak periods.
Steve Heapy, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays’ chief executive, said: “Over 300,000 additional seats, additional aircraft, and two brand new destinations represents significant growth at Glasgow Airport, and we are delighted to be offering holidaymakers so much choice and flexibility.”
Glasgow airport managing director Mark Johnston added: “Jet2.com’s decision to introduce an additional aircraft during our peak season is tremendous. There continues to be huge demand for our most popular sun destinations and the 20,000 extra seats this aircraft brings will be welcome news for our customers looking to book their summer 2020 holidays.”