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17th March 2011 Print

The North’s leading leisure airline with friendly low fares,, today launches a new winter route to Alicante, the gateway to the Costa Blanca, from Newcastle International Airport – giving sun seekers in the North East even more choice this winter.

Families and couples looking to escape the British winter will be able to take advantage of sister company Jet2holidays’ great offers to the famous ‘White Coast’. Jet2holidays combine flights, transfers and handpicked two to five star hotels, all ATOL protected, and starting at just £286 per person for seven nights.

The new flights and Jet2holidays breaks will depart up to three times per week for the winter period through to 25 March, with flights now on sale with prices from £39.99 one way including taxes. Due to increased popularity of the winter sun destinations from Newcastle, has also added an additional Saturday service to Tenerife starting November 2011.

Ian Doubtfire, managing director of commented: “With an average of 325 days of sunshine in Alicante each year, it’s not surprising that this is a fantastically popular winter sun destination for families, couples and retirees all year round. We are delighted to be able to extend our Alicante operation into the coming winter season and offer an additional Saturday service to Tenerife. At we are committed to providing passengers with flights to places they want to visit, with a generous baggage allowance of 22kg, allocated seating and friendly flight times.”

Alicante is famous for its fine white sandy beaches – 470 of which have been awarded the quality Blue Flag. It is the gateway to the Costa Blanca, which features British favourites Benidorm and Denia, as well as more traditional resorts such as Calpe and Moraira. Alicante also offers a perfect mixture of first class shopping, mouth-watering local cuisine, world-class golf courses and beautiful Spanish scenery. Alicante’s mountain-top castle is well worth a visit, and thrill-seekers should head to the amusement park Terra Mítica on the outskirts of Benidorm, or the Aqualand water park, where daredevils can ride the famous Kamikaze slides or the Black Hole ride. flies to 22 destinations from Newcastle: Alicante, Chambery, Corfu, Cork, Crete, Cyprus, Dalaman, Faro, Geneva, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Krakow, Lanzarote, Majorca, Malaga, Menorca, Murcia, Pisa, Prague, Rhodes, Tenerife and Toulouse.

For more information about or for bookings, visit for flights or for package holidays.