Summer holidays back again at Durham Tees Valley Airport

The first holiday flights for five years will take off from Durham Tees Valley Airport next week – with a promise of a second season in 2020.

Balkan Holidays, the leading specialist for beach breaks to Bulgaria, has introduced a full programme of summer holiday charter flights to ‘the world’s best value holiday destination’, as ranked in the 2019 Post Office Survey.

The flights have proved popular and Balkan Holidays has now confirmed that it will now run a second summer of holidays flying from Durham Tees Valley in 2020.

The company is this year operating a weekly service to Bourgas, taking in popular beach resorts such as Sunny Beach, Nessebar and Golden Sands, from Saturday May 25, just in time for the half-term holidays.

The holidays begin from as little as £230pp for self-catering in June and from only £300pp all-inclusive.

So, have a look on Balkan’s website or pop into your local travel agent to make the most of the fantastic deals to Bulgaria from Durham Tees Valley.

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen said: “Attracting seasonal charter flights to summer destinations is a key part of our 10 Year Rescue Plan to secure our airport’s future for generations to come.

“The more people that use and support this airport, the greater we can become and continue to add exciting leisure destinations such as Bourgas.

“The appetite for these flights is plain to see with such a strong sales performance and I must thank Balkan Holidays for putting its faith in what we are trying to achieve at our airport by already confirming summer 2020 holidays.

“Enthusiastic responses to trips like these will support our 10 Year Rescue Plan to secure even more exciting, affordable destinations in the future. Flying from our local airport will save you money, plus hours of extra travel and terminal time.”

Louise Newton, head of marketing and PR at Balkan Holidays, said: “We are delighted to see such a popular response in sales and we will be running a second series of flights which this week we will be putting on sale.

“Balkan Holidays offers the best overall value summer sun holidays, especially when compared to other destinations whose prices continue to increase. We look forward strengthening our partnership with Durham Tees Valley Airport.”

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