Demand soars for Jersey holidays from Cambridge


18-03-2014

Summer packages with CI Travel Group now on sale

Back by popular demand, C.I. Travel Group, leading tour operator to the Channel Islands, is launching 2014 holidays to Jersey from Cambridge International Airport just in time for summer. Holidaymakers will be able to enjoy seven day packages on weekly flights every Saturday from 10 May to 6 September 2014, with prices starting from £343 per person.

Robert Mackenzie, managing director at C.I Travel Group, commented, “This is our third year of operating direct flights from Cambridge to Jersey and we are delighted that demand is greater this year than ever before. Almost half of the seats have already been sold for this summer’s programme which is well ahead of this time last year.”

David Surley, Head of Business & Route Development, at Cambridge International Airport, said, “We are delighted to once again be offering travellers in the East of England flights to Jersey and are excited to find that they are increasing in popularity year by year. Holidaymakers will be able to enjoy great boutique shops, beautiful beaches and Jersey’s thriving restaurant scene – it’s the ideal destination for those looking for sunshine a little closer to home, with maximum convenience and minimal travel.”

With temperatures likely to soar in the coming weeks, travellers will be able to make the most of upcoming events in Jersey. Enjoy the three-day Jersey Food Festival from 23 May, where travellers can sample the best local produce including fresh seafood and the famous royal Jersey potato.

A seven night break in Jersey starts from just £343 per person, based on two sharing a double room at the Villa Isis Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis and including return flights from Cambridge International Airport.

Ideally located only three miles from the centre of Cambridge, Cambridge International Airport offers direct access from London by rail in just 45 minutes and provides a gateway for travellers in the East of England.  Passengers bound for Jersey will travel through Cambridge International Airport’s recently refurbished terminal, featuring new facilities, Costa Coffee, complimentary Wi-Fi and lounge-style ambience.

For more information or to book, visit www.jerseytravel.com or call 01534 496600

About 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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