Jet2holidays increased its Atol by nearly 900,000 to 4.8 million passengers following the demise of Thomas Cook.
Updated information from the CAA show that Jet2holidays remains the second largest Atol holder – behind Tui UK, which is currently licensed to carry 5.55 million passengers per year.
Jet2holidays increased its 2019-2020 licence from 3.9 million in October 2019 to 4.8 million before the Covid-19 crisis hit the industry.
The latest CAA figures have just been published following the release of the April 2020 renewals, which were delayed because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Online travel agencies On the Beach and LoveHolidays remain in third and fourth place respectively.
On the Beach’s licence has been reduced from 1.65 million passengers last year to 1.22 million in 2020, while LoveHolidays’ Atol has fallen from 1.38 million passengers in October 2019 to 1.09 million in 2020.
British Airways Holidays is in fifth place (1.01 million) followed by Expedia (874,000).
EasyJet Airline Company and easyJet Holidays occupy seventh and eighth place respectively in the list of top Atol holders with a total of 1.52 million passengers between them.