Humberside Airport secures winter sun route

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Humberside Airport based holiday flight operator has today announced that following continued demand for its Alicante service on offer over the summer months and having listened to customer feedback, flights to Alicante will operate over December 2014 and January 2015 allowing for Christmas and New Year holidays from the regions local airport. commenced operations in May 2013 from Humberside Airport with flights to Alicante; gateway to popular Benidorm and the Balearic island of Majorca, after a successful first year, the company committed to Humberside and recently secured a deal with British Airways which will see a state of the art BA aircraft operating jetXtra’s flights during 2014. founder Daniel Reilly said; “We are pleased to confirm that we will offer a number of departures to Alicante over December and January, the flights will be operated by a British Airways aircraft like our summer routes. Customer feedback has been quite clear with many wanting to escape the cold miserable winter weather of the UK for warmer climes, is therefore introducing the first winter sun flights from Humberside for 2014 to test this demand. As always with new flights, it depends on local people supporting them, if they do, then we’ll look to introduce more winter flights in the future.”

With day time temperatures hitting a rather pleasant 20 degrees over winter, the Costa Blanca has a lot to offer, Benidorm rarely needs an excuse for a party and so Christmas is naturally a vibrant time in the resort, many hotels also offer deals over this period to entice people to try a Benidorm Christmas. The flights are also allowing Brits living on the Costa to visit friends and family back home in East Riding and North Lincolnshire, inbound traffic on this route has continued to build which is giving a boost to the region’s local economy.

The winter flights will operate on Saturdays on selected December and January dates, fares start from just £69.99 one-way, Christmas and New Year on the Costa Blanca starts from just £289 return. All fares include 15kg complimentary hold baggage and no debit or credit card fees.

The summer services to Alicante commence on the 24th May with the Majorca service following from the 26th July.

Both summer and winter flights are bookable by visiting or by calling 0843 713 7473. Package holidays can also be booked through Humberside Airport Travel - the airports own inhouse travel agents located within the terminal building.

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