Jet2 delays restarting flights and holidays from Leeds Bradford Airport for further two weeks
Leeds-based Jet2 has announced that it will delay restarting flights for a further two weeks.
Flights and holiday programmes will now begin again on Wednesday, July 15.
The airline and package holiday provider had announced last month that flights would recommence on July 1.At the time, the company said "In view of the ongoing travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken the decision to recommence our flights and holidays programme on July 1st.
"The health and safety of our customers and colleagues is our absolute priority, and we are continuing to monitor the situation very closely.”
However, the date has been pushed back in "view of the ongoing travel restrictions that are in place as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic."
A Jet2 spokesman said: "In view of the ongoing travel restrictions that are in place as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have taken the decision to recommence our flights and holidays programme on July 15th.
"The health and safety of our customers and colleagues is our absolute priority, and we are continuing to monitor the situation very closely.
"We know there is a lot of pent-up demand for our award-winning flights and holidays, and we cannot wait to take customers away on their well-deserved holidays again."
He said: "We are continuing to proactively contact customers to discuss their options, one of which is rebooking their holiday to a later date.
"We know just how important holidays are to our customers, and how much they give customers something to look forward to, particularly after a difficult time such as this.
"If a customer has a booking that is due to depart on or after July 15th, the booking is subject to our normal terms and conditions.
We are working closely with all relevant authorities to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone enjoying our flights and holidays, and we will be introducing a range of safety measures on our aircraft and transfer vehicles.
We are also working closely with airport, hotel and tourist board partners to ensure that appropriate health and safety measures are implemented. Further details will be announced in due course."
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