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Devastated boy, 10, breaks down in tears as Jet2 cuts quick household’s dream vacation in Spain after journey ban


A DAD shared a photograph of his ten-year-old son in tears after being advised Jet2 had minimize quick his Spain vacation.

The Mason household had been 4 days into their vacation in Menorca once they had been advised by Jet2 their two-week trip was over.

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Ollie Mason, ten, burst into tears after being advised his vacation was being minimize quick [/caption]

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The teenager was devastated and couldn’t imagine the information [/caption]

When mum Katy and pop Ben advised sons Ollie, 10, and Dylan, 13, the boys had been “devastated” and the youngest burst into tears.

After the federal government imposed quarantine measures on everybody coming into the UK from Spain, Jet2 advised folks their return flights had been being axed and so they should come dwelling sooner.

Britain’s second largest vacation operator has cancelled new holidays to Spain and says it can’t afford to ship out empty planes to return prospects.

Jet2 have cancelled flights to the Balearic Islands and Canary Islands till August 9 and journeys to mainland Spain till August 16.

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Mum Katy with sons Ollie and Dylan and grandad Warwick [/caption]

Ben fumed that Jet2 had “ruined our vacation”.

He advised the Mirror: “We had been sat in a bar on the finish of the island trying on the sundown and we needed to flip round to the boys and say ‘it seems to be as if we’re going to need to go dwelling early – this weekend.’

“The youngest simply sat there and cried, the eldest went a bit quiet.

“That was it. We gave up at that time as a result of we had been attempting to ebook to ebook the flights so needed to go away to get higher cellphone sign and walked again to the villa. Jet2 have ruined our vacation.”

Ben, 38, determined to share the image of his son being advised the crushing information as a result of he needed Jet2 to “take a look at the have an effect on of what they’ve performed”.

Mum Katy, 41, added: “I believe the youngsters are coming to phrases with it now and getting used to it.

“They’re very disenchanted. They’ve cherished the pool right here on the villa and so they needed to remain.”

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Mum Katy and Dylan on the airport earlier than they flew to Spain [/caption]

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Katy and Ben needed to break the upsetting information to their youngsters [/caption]

A Jet2 spokesperson stated: “We’re sorry to listen to concerning the Mason household’s scenario, and we perceive that they’ve booked a return flight with Jet2 after we contacted them with their choices.

“We are able to guarantee them that any distinction in value between the unique and new fares of their return flight will likely be refunded.

“We had been recognised by the Civil Aviation Authority simply yesterday as the one UK airline to refund prospects promptly on the again of the COVID-19 pandemic, so we are able to guarantee the Mason household we’ll resolve this shortly.

“No person needs prospects to be on vacation having fun with themselves greater than we do.

“It is very important word that we’re responding to a really fast-moving scenario, with updates coming from the federal government with little or no discover, and we’re having to make complicated operational choices accordingly.”


The federal government modified its journey recommendation for Spain after an enormous rise in coronavirus instances within the nation. It has since introduced folks returning to England from Luxembourg should quarantine for 2 weeks.

It is usually anticipated to substantiate rising considerations over nations together with Belgium, which has recorded 31.eight Covid-19 instances per 100,000 folks prior to now two weeks — nearly thrice the speed in Britain.

The Czech Republic, Croatia and Malta have charges nearly twice as excessive because the UK.