New route opens up from Leeds
Tue, 26 Aug, 2008
Passengers travelling from Leeds-Bradford Airport will soon be able to visit a new city via budget airline Jet2.com, it has been announced.
The carrier is to open a new route from the hub to Dubrovnik in Croatia as of summer 2009, bringing the number of destinations Jet2.com operates from Leeds-Bradford Airport to 40.
Philip Meeson, chief executive of Jet2.com. told the Yorkshire Evening Post: "Dubrovnik is an especially exciting addition to our schedule as it is the first time that we have flown into Croatia.
"With its Italian influences and miles of clean, sandy beaches, Croatia is fast becoming one of Europe's leading holiday hot spots."
Dubrovnik is a city on the Adriatic Sea on the southernmost tip of Croatia and is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the region.
The climate along the Dubrovnik Region is a typical Mediterranean one, with mild, rainy winters and hot and dry summers.
Typically, in July and August, daytime maximum temperatures reach 29 degrees C.