While the 2011-12 ski season has been one of the best, with Europe having registered record snowfall in most resorts, British skiers preparing for the coming season should consider trying out new ski venues, according to UK-based Monarch Airlines.
The airline is offering new routes to Friedrichshafen, and Munich in Germany, and Grenoble, in France, from Manchester and Birmingham Airports in the UK. The routes come into effect on September 21, 2012. Monarch claim that the new flights to the ski destinations of Europe will allow ski lovers to enjoy the best slopes for low prices, commencing from £33.49 per person, one way.
Grenoble, in France, is located at the foot of the French Alps, and close to the ski resorts of Alpe d’Huez, Les Deux Alpes, Courchevel, Megeve and La Grave, as well as the resorts of Meribel, Les Gets, Morzine and Les Houches.
Munich, in Germany, offers easy access to ski resorts in Austria and Germany, including the well known resorts of Ellmau, Zell am Ziller and Mayrhofen in Austria.
Friedrichshafen, in Germany, is located close to Germany’s borders with Switzerland and Austria, and provides access to a number of ski resorts that are located close by, including Alberschwende, Bergen, Dunserberg, Missen-Wilhams and many more.
From September 2012, the airline is also offering a new service to Munich in Germany, from London Luton airport.
For its summer season, the airline has reported a 16.61% increase in passenger numbers in May 2012, compared to May 2011, with around 519,893 passengers travelling to destinations in Europe and the Mediterranean regions.