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New flights to Sharm el Sheikh

[9th June 2008]

Jet2holidays and are starting holidays and flights to Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt from Leeds Bradford airport in February.

This is the first time flights and holidays have been offered from Leeds Bradford to the Egyptian resort. With year round sunshine, Sharm el Sheikh is becoming a sought after holiday destination. It is particularly popular with people looking for diving holidays, boasting spectacular coral reefs. The famous Egyptian pyramids are also within easy reach.

“Sharm el Sheikh is proving to be an increasingly popular destination for UK holidaymakers who flock there for guaranteed, year round sunshine and the spectacular sites and scenery of Egypt. This launch is an extremely exciting development for Jet2holidays and as we begin to travel further afield and explore new destinations," says Jet2holidays general manager, Mandy Round.

Leeds Bradford airport commercial and aviation development director Tony Hallwood adds: “Increasing the choice and scope of destinations available from Leeds Bradford is crucial to the continued success and prosperity of the airport. We have been working closely with and Jet2holidays for a long time to ensure that people in Yorkshire have a wide range of destinations available to them. This launch is testament to this long standing partnership".

Prices for a 7 night half board break in a 3 star hotel including flights and transfers start from £375 per person for flights departing in March 2009.

Written by: Nick Purdom