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Jet2 Jets To Aid of Gordon Brown

07th May 2010

A friendly low fare hop for Prime Minister

Jet2.com, took centre stage in the post-election campaign today (7th May), by flying Prime Minister Gordon Brown back to the capital following the 2010 General Election result.

Joining a number of high profile celebrities who have already chosen to fly with the North’s favourite airline, the Jet2.com 737 aircraft was chartered by Labour party officials to fly the Scottish born leader and his aides from Edinburgh to Stansted in the early hours of this morning, after Mr Brown attended the local election count in his home constituency of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath.

The 59 year old boarded the flight at Edinburgh airport at 3.00am this morning, under the watchful glare of the world’s media, touching down at a chilly Stansted just over an hour later.

Philip Meeson, boss of Jet2.com, said: “We are honoured to have played an integral part in the post election campaign by bringing Gordon Brown and his team quickly and efficiently back to London.

“We worked with the authorities to ensure the aircraft was fully prepared and expertly manned by our friendly cabin crew, ready to take the Labour leader back to the capital at a moment’s notice.

“We are delighted to add Mr Brown’s name to a long list of high profile names, including members of the Royal family, top premiership footballers, sporting legends, Hollywood film stars and the UK’s favourite soap stars, who have chosen to take advantage of Jet2.com’s friendly low cost service.”


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May 07, 2010 at 01:00

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