New UK low-fare carrier Jet2 will start operations on 12 February with two Boeing 737-300s provided by its sister company, UK cargo airline Channel Express. Set up by Channel parent the Dart Group, the new airline will be based at Leeds/Bradford Airport. Its initial network will comprise seven destinations, in France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. Services will be gradually introduced through to mid-April, by which time four 737s are expected to be in service.
Source: Flight International