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Adriatic Gem - announces new destination for East Midlands

11th April 2014 Print, East Midland’s airline, has announced a brand new destination for the region – the enchanting Croatian resort of Pula.

Flights to this historic coastal town are now on sale with; the first and only airline to offer this service from East Midlands Airport. Weekly Sunday flights start at just £51 per person one way, including taxes and will operate from 24th May 2015 until 27th September 2015.

Jet2holidays’ ATOL protected package breaks are also available to Pula, starting at just £349 per person, including a generous 22kg baggage allowance and can be booked now with just a £60 deposit.

This new destination means East midlands holidaymakers will now have two reasons to visit Croatia, the Pearl of the Adriatic, next year. In addition to Pula, and Jet2holidays already offer flights and package breaks to the stunning coastal resort and UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Dubrovnik.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “We are delighted to announce a brand new destination for the region with the launch of our new summer 2015 flights to the Croatian resort of Pula. The region offers beautiful beaches, clear warm waters and a rich cultural history.

“We’re confident that Pula will be a sought after addition with local holidaymakers. This brand new route demonstrates our commitment to providing our loyal local customers with an unrivalled choice of great value flights and holidays to Europe’s top destinations.”

Andy Cliffe, Managing Director East Midlands Airport, said: "It's great to see that only one week into this year's summer season; is announcing a brand new route for summer 2015 from East Midlands Airport.

"Croatia is a popular destination and will be a welcome addition to's expanding route network."

Destination snapshot:

Set on the southern tip of the Istrian Peninsula, Pula is rich in history and charm. Known as Terra Magica (the Magic Land) there is something to suit all types of holidaymaker. Sun worshippers will enjoy the many beautiful beaches spread over almost one hundred miles of stunning coastline framed by the Adriatic Sea. Culture vultures will enjoy exploring the charming old town – home to the Arena, one of the largest surviving Roman amphitheatres – while shoppers will love visiting the quaint markets, perfect for picking up authentic hand-crafted souvenirs.

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