Glasgow Jet2 flights unveiled | IOD Scotland chief quits to join property specialist


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Jet2 and Jet2holidays has put on over 180 additional flights from Glasgow to a range of  destinations in response to demand for summer 2022 holidays.

The airline and package holiday company has also added three city break destinations for to Rome, Krakow and Prague for next year.

It means the firm has 29 sun and city destinations on sale from Glasgow Airport for summer 2022.

Jet2 said it has “has seen strong demand from customers looking to get away for some much-needed sunshine”.

The company announced additional flights, representing thousands of additional seats, to Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Malaga, Alicante, Reus, Palma (Majorca), Ibiza, Menorca, Faro, Dalaman, Corfu, Crete (Heraklion), Kefalonia, Rhodes, Zante, Paphos and Malta.

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The company said it has continued this customer-first strategy throughout the coronavirus pandemic, winning praise from customers, consumer organisations, media, and independent travel agents for how it has looked after customers affected by programme changes.

Steve Heapy, Jet2 and Jet2holidays chief executive, said: “We know there is a lot of pent up demand, and since putting our summer 22 programme on sale we have been very encouraged by the number of bookings coming through from customers and independent travel agents.

“Customers clearly want their all-important holidays to look forward to, so we have responded quickly by adding thousands of additional seats to a range of brilliant hotspots from Glasgow Airport. We haven’t stopped there though, and we are delighted to be adding three fantastic city break destinations for summer 22 too.”

Malcolm Cannon, who is credited with helping turn the Hunter wellie from farmyard wear into a major fashion brand.

IOD Scotland chief quits to join upmarket property specialist

Malcolm Cannon has become a senior member of the management team at upmarket residential property specialist Simpson & Marwick.

Mr Cannon has been appointed managing director property services with Simpson & Marwick in Edinburgh after a career which has seen him lead a range of organisations through periods of change.

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