Winter holiday route to Jordan announced for Manchester

The tourist attraction of Petra
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Budget carrier easyJet is launching a new route and holidays from Manchester Airport to Aqaba in Jordan this winter.

Starting today (September 7), flights and holidays are on sale from Manchester Airport to the scenic Jordanian city, an attractive destination for a splash of year-round sunshine and Middle Eastern culture.

Visitors to the sun-kissed city on the Red Sea have easy access to the lunar-like landscapes of Wadi Rum and the ancient architectural wonders of Petra, a beautiful place to explore this winter.

Flights will operate up to twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, throughout the winter, with flights scheduled to take off from December 6, 2021.

Flights are now on sale at with fares available from £95.99.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK country manager said: “We are delighted to announce today that we are adding even more exciting destinations to our Manchester network, with new flights to Aqaba in Jordan.

“We know our customers can’t wait to go on a long awaited and well deserved holiday, so this new route will prove popular for customers wishing to get away for some winter sun and further strengthens our Manchester international network, providing customers with great value fares and ever more choice this winter.”

Karen Smart, managing director at Manchester Airport, said: “The announcement of this new route is fantastic news for passengers who are seeking some sunshine this winter, and we are delighted to see easyJet expanding its Manchester network and offering even more choice to travellers.

“As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease, we hope to see an increase in the variety and frequency of routes available this winter, ensuring that for those seeking a much needed break, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets.”