Posts Tagged ‘Jet2’


[The Guardian] Price comparison study finds the likes of Ryanair and easyJet charging more than triple the supermarket price for popular food and drink brands.

 Ryanair was found to have the most expensive in-flight refreshments. Photograph: Alamy Ryanair was found to have the most expensive in-flight refreshments. Photograph: Alamy

Low cost airlines are hiking up the price of snacks and drinks by more than 1,000% compared with everyday prices, according to research that shows that a 12p cup-a-soup sachet can cost passengers as much as £2.50.

A comparison of six major budget airlines serving the UK market found huge price increases on basic refreshments, with most carriers charging £2.60 for a tea and £1.80 for a 500ml bottle of water.

Ryanair, perceived by most as the airline offering the lowest seat prices, was found to be the most expensive when it came to on-board snacks, charging £2.34 for a bottle of water and £1.56 for a chocolate bar.

Passengers on a Ryanair flight could find themselves paying £1.96 for a 200ml can of cola, and £2.34 for a 160g bag of gummy sweets.

However, Ryanair is by no means alone in……

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The Guardian
Friday 126th February, 2016


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[AOL] Two British teenagers were arrested after allegedly dropping their trousers and exposing themselves to passengers and crew on a Jet2 flight from Newcastle to Ibiza.

"They dropped their trousers and exposed their intimate parts to the crew and passengers",  A Civil Guard spokesman.  Photo: Wikipedia

“They dropped their trousers and exposed their intimate parts to the crew and passengers”, Civil Guard spokesman.                    Photo: Wikipedia

The Daily Star reports that the men, named as Jonathan JW and Nicolas S, were arrested by armed officers from the Civil Guard after the captain called ahead to the airport in Ibiza and asked police to board the plane.

The two men appeared before magistrates and could now face up to a year in prison if they are found guilty of indecent exposure.

A civil guard spokesman said: “They dropped their trousers and exposed their private parts to the crew and passengers.”

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AOL
16th Sept, 2012



"The other passengers were looked after and comforted in Dusseldorf and the flight continued to Prague later that evening."

"The other passengers were looked after and comforted in Dusseldorf and the flight continued to Prague later that evening." : Image: jethros.org.uk

[Independant] A plane was forced to make an emergency diversion and land after a passenger died on board, an airline said today (17th April).

The incident happened on board a flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Prague last Friday, Jet2 said.

It was reported that the passenger, believed to be a 22-year-old man, suffered serious breathing difficulties as the plane was travelling north of Dusseldorf in Germany.

The pilot made an emergency diversion to Dusseldorf and landed.

A spokeswoman for Jet2.com confirmed a passenger had died, and passed on condolences to his family.

She said: “Due to a passenger becoming unwell on the Leeds Bradford to Prague flight on Friday, the captain diverted the aircraft to Dusseldorf to seek urgent medical attention.

“We can confirm that the passenger did sadly pass away. We extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends at this very sad time…..

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Alistair Keely
Tuesday 17 April 2012



(UKPA)

More than 120 new air services will begin from UK airports over the next three months, it has been announced.

120 new UK Flights to start in the next 3 months

120 new UK Flights to start in the next 3 months

The new routes are spread across 27 separate UK airports, according to airline network organisation anna.aero. Manchester airport, with 16, has the most new routes, followed by Gatwick (15) and Heathrow (12).

Jet2, which starts a new base at Glasgow this summer, is the airline with the most new routes (24), followed by Ryanair (19) and easyJet (13). British Airways is starting eight new services, including Buenos Aires and San Diego from Heathrow and Malaga and Marrakech from Gatwick.

Flybe, bmibaby and bmi are all starting new routes while American carrier Delta is starting Heathrow services to Boston and Miami and Virgin Atlantic is flying a twice-weekly service from Manchester to Las Vegas.

A new airline to the UK is Swiss-based carrier SkyWork Airlines which is flying from London City Airport to Bern.

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