Cambridge International Airport confirms Jersey flights for third year


27-11-2013

Cambridge International Airport has confirmed that its weekly summer Saturday flights to Jersey will return for a third year from May 2014. Following its continued success this summer, independent tour operator C.I. Travel will be working with the airport to once again offer Jersey holidays from May to September 2014, with week-long packages starting from £367 per person.

As well as a selection of seven and 14 night holiday packages to Jersey, C.I. Travel is also offering a flight-only price of £199 return. The packages range from quality budget accommodation and cosy family-run country hotels, to luxury self-catering apartments and boutique hotels. Prices start from £367 per person, bed and breakfast, for seven nights, based on two sharing at the Stafford Hotel and including return flights.

Robert MacKenzie, managing director at C.I Travel Group, commented, “We’re delighted to be offering our Jersey holidays from Cambridge International Airport for the third year in a row. They have proved a real hit amongst travellers from the East of England, with full flights again this summer, and it was an easy decision to continue the route for 2014. With its enviable sunshine record, great food, nature and culture, Jersey is an ideal summer destination – we’re looking forward to helping many more Cambridge passengers discover the island over the coming year.”

“Our favourite island in the sun!” added David Surley of Cambridge International Airport, “We’re sure our third annual service to the beaches of Jersey will be more popular than ever.  Our Saturday flights to the largest of the Channel Islands, which will start on 10 May in 2014, are extremely popular with families, couples and single travellers alike, appealing to beach lovers, sun-lovers, activity-oriented travellers and also water-sport enthusiasts. Jersey has attractions for everyone, whether it’s the award-winning cuisine, the cliff-top walks, discovering the island by bicycle, or enjoying the many annual festivals and events. ”

Flights will depart each Saturday from 10 May 2014. Passengers bound for Jersey will travel through Cambridge International Airport’s newly refurbished terminal, featuring new facilities, including a business lounge, Costa Coffee, complimentary Wi-Fi and lounge-style ambience. 

For more information or to book, visit www.jerseytravel.com, call 01534 496600 or visit a local travel agent



Cambridge Airport

Cambridge Airport is part of the Marshall Group of Companies, a privately owned family business, employing over 4,000 people with a turnover exceeding £1B, managed by the Marshall family. The business was founded in Cambridge in 1909, and entered aviation in 1929.

Although Cambridge Airport is an important gateway for the East of England, with a strong focus on Cambridge and its business, academic and industrial sectors, the airport is also ideally positioned for easy access to London with just under an hour’s drive to the Canary Wharf and East London.

The airport is currently experiencing growth in the Passenger airline and Executive Jet sectors and recent new airline and tour operator services including the UK, the Channel Islands and destinations within Europe, the airport is undergoing an upgrade in passenger facilities.

With a 1965m/6447ft runway accepting aircraft up to Boeing 757 or Airbus 320 and all regional jet types, it is suitable for short to medium haul passenger airline services, with 24/7 capability. It boasts CAA Category 7 Fire & Air Traffic Control status and has full navigational aids and communications, which include radar approach coverage up to 30nm and GPS approaches, which complement an ILS system

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Founded in 1909, the Marshall Group has a turnover of £2.5bn and over 5,700 employees. Headquartered on a 900-acre site in Cambridge, Marshall has three principal arms to the business: Aerospace and Defence; Property; and Ventures.

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