Manchester Airport has launched a new flight route to an exotic Middle Eastern country and it’s the perfect destination for a winter getaway.

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, will be flying holiday-makers from Manchester Airport to Aqaba in Jordan this winter, with great value fares available for those who want to take a well-deserved and much-anticipated winter-sun getaway before the end of this year.

Flights and holidays are currently on sale from Manchester Airport to the scenic Jordanian city, a perfect destination for a splash of year-round sunshine and Middle Eastern culture.

Lancashire Telegraph: A boat ride in Aqaba (Emma Cooke/PA)A boat ride in Aqaba (Emma Cooke/PA)

Visitors to this 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 6 December 2021. 

Lancashire Telegraph: Walking through the rock corridors of Petra (Emma Cooke/PA)Walking through the rock corridors of Petra (Emma Cooke/PA)

The new flights and holidays adds even more choice to an already extensive winter 2021 and summer 2022 network of destinations across Europe, North African and the Middle East already on sale with easyJet and easyJet holidays, giving customers the option to book a great value deal to look forward to.

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, added:  “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.”

All customers booking flights with easyJet and holidays with easyJet holidays benefit from industry leading flexible booking policies under its ‘Protection Promise’ which means that customers can book now with confidence that if their plans change, so can their booking. 

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