New routes from Leeds Bradford announced

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Thomson and First Choice are to double capacity at Leeds Bradford Airport through the introduction of four new routes.

The routes to Menorca, Ibiza, Rhodes, Tenerife and the addition of another weekly flight for existing Mallorca and Turkey routes will start next summer.

Paul Cooper, airport negotiations manager for Thomson and First Choice, said: “Doubling capacity at Leeds Bradford Airport demonstrates our continued commitment to the Yorkshire region and following the success of our expanded programme announced earlier in the year at the airport, we know that the demand is there.”

Tony Hallwood, Leeds Bradford Airport marketing director, said the airport was delighted to see the widening of holiday choice from West Yorkshire.

He added that the announcement was a “big vote of confidence” not just for Leeds Bradford Airport but for Leeds and the city region.

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