and Jet2holidays announce expansion to summer 2018 schedule from Birmingham, along with Jet2holidays, has recently said that it has significantly expanded its summer flights and holidays programme from Birmingham Airport for Summer 18, with 13 brand new destinations, 900,000 seats and thousands of 2-5 star hotels on sale.

With the expansion, the holiday company will operate to a total of 28 summer sun and city break destinations in Summer 18.

The new destinations from Birmingham Airport available for travel in summer 2018 include: a weekly service to Greek peninsula of Halkidiki; twice weekly service to Turkey’s turquoise coast Antalya; twice weekly service to Spain’s Costa de Almeria; twice weekly service to the island of Kos; twice weekly service to Krakow, Poland; twice weekly service to Larnaca, Cyprus; weekly service to the island of Madeira; weekly service to Malta; twice-weekly service to Naples, Italy; twice-weekly service to to the Czech capital of Prague; twice weekly service to Rome, Italy; twice weekly service to Split located on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast; and twice weekly service to the island of Zante located in the Ionian Sea.

In addition to the new destinations, the company has also increased capacity in Summer 18 to popular sun destinations including Malaga, Alicante, Ibiza, Reus, Majorca and Menorca.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: ‘Our award-winning flights and holidays have arrived in style at Birmingham Airport with people across the region welcoming our offer of real package holidays and family friendly flights. On the back of this, we are delighted to be announcing a hugely expanded summer 18 programme, giving holidaymakers across the region access to a fantastic choice of sun and city destinations, and even an exclusive route to Halkidiki. Such success in a brand new base shows that our formula is the right one with customers, so as well as looking forward to our first summer at Birmingham Airport this year, we are already making big plans for Summer 18.’

William Pearson, Birmingham Airport’s Aviation Director said: ‘Just a few weeks after launching, the and Jet2holidays brand has announced a massive growth programme from Birmingham in Summer 2018 and we are delighted to see this positive move that shows confidence in our region and the airport. We look forward to welcoming people who will be able to travel with the airline and tour operator to 28 destinations next summer from Birmingham.’