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Jet2 is a British low-cost and charter airline that mainly flies from several cities in the United Kingdom to destinations close to the Mediterranean Sea. Due to its destinations, the airline mainly focusses on leisure flights and want to make sure that its passengers create memories that they will remember and talk about with friends and family.


Jet2 is part of the holding company Dart Group PLC. The airline has a subsidiary which is called Jet2holidays. Jet2 has about 12,000 employees.

Parent company
Dart Group PLC


The airline was founded in 1983 under the name Channel Express. The airline started operating as a cargo airline in that same year but initiated passenger flights in 2001. One year later, in 2002, the airline got rebranded to its current name Jet2 and started its operation under that name in 2003. Since that time, the airline gradually increased its passenger operation. Nowadays, Jet2 carries over 10 million passengers a year.

Quick facts

  • In 2019, Jet2 was rated as the best European airline by Skytrax.


Every passenger is allowed to carry one piece of hand luggage with a maximum weight of 10 kg. In addition, passengers are allowed to take one personal item. The number of checked bags that every traveller is allowed to bring depends on the travel class. For an additional fee, commuters can bring maximal three pieces of check-in baggage.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

Jet2 does not offer in-flight Wi-Fi on board their aircraft.


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