and Jet2holidays welcomes Canary Islands return and announces restart dates from Belfast International Airport

  • UK’s leading operator to the Canaries announces that flights and holidays will restart from 31st October onwards
  • Announcement comes after the Winter Sun hotspots of TenerifeGran CanariaLanzarote and Fuerteventura are removed from the government’s quarantine list
  • ‘Welcome step for customers who just want to get flying again… we will work with government to achieve more’ says CEO of and Jet2holidays
  • Fantastic last-minute deals and huge demand means flights and holidays are expected to sell fast! and Jet2holidays, the UK’s largest operator to the Canary Islands, has announced that it will recommence flights and holidays to the Canaries from 31st October onwards from Belfast International Airport, after the UK government removed the islands from the quarantine list.

The leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist will resume flights to Tenerife (commencing from 31st October) as well as Gran CanariaLanzarote and Fuerteventura (all commencing from 1st November onwards) from all nine of its UK bases (Belfast International, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle and London Stansted).

As the UK’s largest operator to the Canary Islands, and Jet2holidays is recommencing with a programme that offers unrivalled choice and flexibility for local holidaymakers who are looking to get away for some much-needed winter sunshine. Huge demand for this winter sun, coupled with fantastic last-minute deals, means that flights and holidays are expected to sell very fast.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “We welcome today’s announcement and we know that our customers, who want to get flying again from Belfast International Airport, will do so too. For some time we have been calling for a proportionate, evidence-based approach to safe travel and this is very much a step in the right direction. There is much to do still, and we look forward to working with government to achieve that.”

“The Canary Islands are hugely important, both for us as a business and for our customers as a much-loved holiday favourite. We know how much our customers want to get away for some winter sun in the Canaries, and they can do this again from October 31st onwards. As the UK’s leading operator to the Canary Islands, we will be restarting with a programme that offers customers in the region fantastic choice and flexibility, as well as all the award-winning benefits that they know and love.”

When booking a flight or holiday with or Jet2holidays, customers can experience a range of award-winning benefits. Whether it is VIP customer service, friendly flight times and a generous 22kg baggage allowance through a flight-only booking with, which saw the airline win five accolades at the 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards for Airlines; or that very same VIP customer service, in-resort Customer Helpers, transfers, free child places and ATOL protection with the UK’s second largest tour operator, Jet2holidays, customers can be assured that they are in the very best hands with the Which? Recommended Provider.

As well as delivering an award-winning experience, including a full food and drink service onboard, and Jet2holidays is providing that industry-leading customer service to make everyone’s comfort, safety and well-being its number one priority.

From HEPA filters on aircraft, onboard cleaning and ensuring that everyone wears face masks throughout the flight through to in-resort care, safe transfer journeys and ensuring everything is in place for a healthy and happy holiday, the company’s full pledge to get customers back on holiday can be found at: and

To give customers even more assurance ahead of their well-deserved holidays, and Jet2holidays have also launched a 5* Defaqto rated insurance product, which includes added Covid-19 cover for cancellations and medical claims abroad, as well as cover for travel to destinations where the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) advises ‘against all but essential travel’ as a result of Covid-19.

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