The Jet2 started earlier this summer over a regular operation originating in the British market for the Madeira Airport .
This time , the origin airport is Glasgow , Scotland. This operation , on a weekly basis , will be held on Mondays until the end of summer and IATA represents an increase of about 8,694 seats offered. Tickets are on sale in www.jet2.com. In the first flight arrived in Madeira about 154 passengers on a Boeing B737 – 800 to 189 seats. Represents an occupancy rate of 82 % , very favorable indicator for the first flight. To mark this new operation Glasgow, the Madeira Airports have welcomed passengers on the first flight landed offering flowers and Madeira wine.
UK is the second largest emitter to Madeira market
The UK is the second largest emitter to Madeira market accounting in 2013 , 441 328 passengers , about 18.6 % of annual traffic from Madeira Airport. The flight to Madeira since 2010 with direct routes from Manchester , Leeds and East Midlands ( route that started already during IATA Summer 2014 ) , Jet2 has a fleet of 50 aircraft , serving 54 destinations and 198 routes from eight bases in the UK.
>Glasgow to Madeira In 2013, Jet2 carried more than 42,000 passengers in total of his direct routes to Manchester and Leeds , ranking 11 . Place in the rank of the largest operators from Madeira Airport .