Bournemouth Airport is set to welcome a new flight operator shortly as Jet2 has announced it will be expanding its UK business there.

It will become the company's 12th UK base airport and it is expected to add up to 27 extra flights a week in the summer of 2025.

Alongside that, Andrew Bell, CEO of RCA, Regional and City Airports, who own Bournemouth Airport, has shared he anticipates that the move will see an additional 300,000 passengers using their local airport.

For those who are curious about what Jet2's move will entail, here's when flights from the operator will begin, what their destinations are and much more.

All you need to know on Jet2 at Bournemouth Airport

When will Jet2 flights begin at Bournemouth Airport?

Jet's first flight from Bournemouth Airport is expected to take place on April 1, 2025, and will travel to Tenerife.

The airline adds: "In Summer 25 two based aircraft will fly holidaymakers from Bournemouth Airport on their package holidays with Jet2holidays and leisure flights with"

What are Jet2's flight destinations from Bournemouth Airport?

The summer programme for Jet2 from Bournemouth Airport is listed as follows:

  • Tenerife, Spain – up to three weekly services
  • Fuerteventura, Spain – weekly services (Wednesdays)
  • Gran Canaria, Spain – weekly services (Sundays)
  • Lanzarote, Spain – up to two weekly services (Mondays, Fridays)
  • Alicante, Spain – up to two weekly services (Tuesdays, Saturdays)
  • Palma (Majorca), Spain – up to four weekly services (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays)
  • Ibiza, Spain - up to two weekly services (Thursdays, Sundays)
  • Menorca, Spain – weekly services (Sundays)
  • Antalya, Turkey – up to two weekly services (Wednesdays, Saturdays)
  • Dalaman, Turkey – up to two weekly services (Thursdays, Sundays)

  • Faro (Algarve), Portugal – up to two weekly services (Mondays, Fridays)
  • Madeira. Portugal – weekly services (Thursdays) 
  • Crete (Heraklion), Greece – weekly services (Tuesdays)
  • Corfu, Greece – weekly services (Wednesdays)
  • Rhodes, Greece – weekly services (Tuesdays)
  • Zante, Greece – weekly services (Thursdays)

The Fuerteventura and Madeira services will be exclusive from Bournemouth Airport.

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How to book flights with Jet2 at Bournemouth Airport

Customers travelling from Bournemouth Airport can book their Jet2holiday directly via the website.

They can also do so by phoning the Contact Centre or by going through an independent travel agent.

The company adds: "The tour operator’s award-winning trade team will be working in partnership with independent travel agents across the region to ensure they have all the knowledge they need to sell Jet2holidays package holidays and grow their businesses.

"The first 1,000 bookings will receive free fast-track service through security at the airport when they travel from Bournemouth Airport."