The well-liked price range airline has pushed back its restart date from July 1 till July 15. Jet2 has additionally vowed that they are going to solely be flying its prospects to international locations the place quarantine guidelines don’t apply. Some international locations, such as France, are asking Britons who arrive within the nation to quarantine for 14 days.
Social media website Twitter has been inundated with indignant tweets directed on the price range airline.
One consumer mentioned: “#jet2 not happy as we’ve had our holiday cancelled for 18th Aug – to rebook is £400 more for the same date/deal.”
Another mentioned: “Seems that Jet2 have cancelled all their [sic] Manchester – Kalamata flights till 2021.
“That may have a giant knock on impact to the motels and so on within the Mani area.”
Another indignant consumer mentioned on the platform: “Does anybody know what the state of affairs is with Jet2?
“I had a flight booked for 17th July that they now say is cancelled – however ALL THEIR FLIGHTS SEEM TO BE CANCELLED, and there appears to be no approach of contacting them.”
A spokesperson for Jet2 mentioned that there was uncertainty round journey due to the coronavirus pandemic.
They mentioned: “We can be working a revised programme for Summer 20, and we’re trying ahead to taking prospects on our award-winning flights and package deal holidays.
“Because of the continued uncertainty attributable to the Coronavirus disaster, there’s a discount within the variety of routes on sale and a decrease frequency of companies for Summer 20.
“We is not going to be working flights and holidays to Jersey, Mykonos, Santorini, Kalamata, Halkidiki, Lesbos, Nice and Verona this summer season, and there are another reductions going down throughout our 9 UK bases.
“We are additionally within the course of of creating some adjustments to our schedules.”
Jet2 additionally mentioned that they’re hoping for more data concerning “air bridges” in order that their prospects can start planning their holidays.
They added: “We can be speaking particulars of our full Summer 20 programme very quickly.
“We will solely take prospects to locations which might be quarantine-free, so we ask the Government to supply pressing readability over air bridges in order that prospects can plan their holidays.”
An air bridge, additionally recognized as an air hall, is a bilateral journey settlement between the UK and one other nation which suggests folks wouldn’t have to quarantine once they arrive within the different nation, or once they return residence.