Jet2.com launches half-price ski carriage promotion

Jet2.com has introduced a new promotion for skiers and snowboarders, offering 50% off return ski carriage for a limited time.

With winter sports enthusiasts eager to experience the Swiss, Austrian, French, and Italian Alps, as well as Andorra and the Dolomites, this promotion presents an opportunity to hit the slopes for less. This promotion allows travellers to enjoy 22kg of ski carriage for half the regular price to all eight ski destinations on offer. Bookings must be made between now and February 19, 2024, with departures scheduled between February 5 and April 30, 2024.

Jet2.com offers a vast selection of ski flights this winter to popular destinations such as Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lyon, Barcelona (Andorra), and Turin. With flights departing from ten UK bases, including Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, and London Stansted, travellers have ample flexibility to plan weekend getaways or longer breaks on the slopes.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘We are experiencing fantastic demand for our ski flights, with skiers and snowboarders looking to head to their favourite ski destinations and make the most of our fantastic programme this winter. With so many holidaymakers looking to hit the slopes, we have launched a fantastic ski carriage promotion, which means they can get to the snow for the very best value. Our huge ski programme and unmissable promotion means we expect demand to increase even further, as more people look to plan and book a winter break on the slopes.’

In addition to the half-price ski carriage offer, Jet2.com is providing customers with a 10% discount on all ski flights, with an additional 5% off for myJet2 account holders, and no minimum spend required.

Jet2.com adds Verona to Winter 24/25 Ski Programme

Leisure airline Jet2.com has announced the addition of Verona to its Winter 24/25 ski destinations in response to demand from skiers and snowboarders.

The airline is offering new ski services to Verona from December 21, 2024, to April 5, 2025, with weekly Saturday services operating from Manchester Airport. Verona provides proximity to popular ski destinations like Val di Fassa in the Trentino region, Madonna di Campiglio in the Brenta Dolomites of Northern Italy, and Cortina d’Ampezzo in the Dolomites, known for its stunning scenery and world-class ski runs.

Jet2.com now offers ski flights to eight destinations for Winter 24/25, including Verona, Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lyon, and Turin. The company’s enhanced ski programme comprises 37 ski routes and 70 weekly flights during peak periods.

In addition to Verona, the Winter 24/25 ski programme includes:

* Chambery: Ski flights on sale from five UK bases, offering access to renowned ski resorts in France, such as the Three Valleys, Alpe d’Huez, Chamonix, La Plagne, and Val d’Isere.

* Geneva: A comprehensive programme with 32 weekly flights departing from nine UK bases, connecting ski enthusiasts to top resorts like Tignes, Flaine, Verbier, Zermatt, and the Three Valleys.

* Salzburg: Ski flights available from eight UK bases, providing access to over 300 resorts in the Austrian Alps, including Kaprun, Mayrhofen, and Obertauern.

* Grenoble: A gateway to the French Alps, with over 175 ski resorts nearby, including Morzine, Chamonix, Chamrousse, Les Deux Alpes, Alpe d’Huez, and Avoriaz.

* Turin: Speedy transfers to established skiing resorts, such as Pila, Vars, Le Corbier, and Val d’Isere, with services from Birmingham and Manchester.

* Innsbruck: Access to the Tyrolean capital from multiple UK bases, connecting skiers to resorts like Igls, Alpbach, and St Anton am Arlberg.

* Lyon: Weekly flights from Manchester Airport offering direct access to major French ski resorts, including Tignes, Les Arcs, and Alpe d’Huez, as well as smaller resorts for a more secluded experience.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘We are experiencing strong demand from skiers and snowboarders clamouring to book the best of the action for Winter 24/25 and our ski flights are selling very well. As a result, we are delighted to be expanding our ski programme even further and giving snow sports fans more choice, with the addition of Verona for Winter 24/25. Verona provides fantastic access to the best ski resorts in the Italian Alps, whether you are a beginner or an expert, with several resorts in easy reach. With perfectly timed flights, we are giving skiers access to the best ski resorts across Europe, and we know our new ski services to Verona, along with those already on sale, will be a huge hit with snow sports enthusiasts next winter.’

The Winter 24/25 ski programme from Jet2.com is available for booking from ten UK bases.

Jet2 announces more ski flights to Geneva for this Winter

Leading leisure airline Jet2.com has expanded its ski flight programme to Geneva for the upcoming Winter 23/24 season following strong demand from skiers and snowboarders.

Jet2 will increase its flights to Geneva from both Leeds Bradford and Manchester Airports. With this announcement, Jet2.com will operate a total of 34 weekly ski flights to Geneva from nine UK airports during the Winter 23/24 season.

Geneva is known for its proximity to some of the finest ski resorts in the Swiss and French Alps, making it a top choice for skiers and snowboarders. World-class destinations such as Tignes, Flaine, Verbier, and Zermatt are easily accessible from Geneva. Additionally, the Three Valleys offers 600km of slopes, including Meribel and Val Thorens, all accessible with a single ski pass.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com said: ‘We are looking forward to an incredibly busy ski season, with customers clearly looking to get their place on the slopes booked in. With a wealth of world-class ski resorts on offer, Geneva is a mecca for snow sports fans and we are delighted to be expanding our programme even further this coming winter in response to the demand we are seeing. Thanks to our award-winning customer service and fantastic ski carriage offer for Winter 22/23 ski flight bookings, there’s no better time to be booking your place on the slopes with us than right now!’

Following this expansion, Jet2.com will have 190,000 seats available for sale between the UK and Geneva this winter, with flights available from the following airports:

* Leeds Bradford: Up to eight weekly services, including more Saturday services.

* Manchester: Up to eight weekly services, including more Sunday services.

* Birmingham: Up to five weekly services.

* London Stansted: Up to seven weekly services.

* Edinburgh: Up to two weekly services.

* Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow, and Newcastle International: Weekly Saturday services.

In addition, travellers heading with Jet2.com to eight ski destinations this winter, including Geneva, can enjoy a 50% discount on return ski carriage for a limited time. This offer is available for new bookings made between now and September 25, 2023, with travel scheduled between November 1, 2023, and April 30, 2024, to any of Jet2.com’s eight ski destinations: Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lyon, Turin, and Barcelona (Andorra).

Jet2.com announces half-price ski carriage for Winter 23/24

Jet2.com has announced a ski carriage promotion for the Winter 2023/2024 season, allowing skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts to enjoy a significant discount on their winter adventures in eight premier ski destinations.

The UK-based airline is currently offering a limited-time deal of 50 percent off return ski carriage, amounting to savings of £30 (usually priced at £60 return). This offer is applicable to new ski flight bookings made between now and September 25, 2023, for travel from November 1, 2023, to April 30, 2024.

Jet2.com’s selection of ski flights for the Winter 2023/2024 season is available from ten UK bases. The airline will be operating flights to eight ski locations: Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lyon, Barcelona (Andorra), and Turin. These flights are strategically scheduled to cater to skiers and snowboarders seeking weekend getaways, extended weekends, or mid-week breaks in the snow.

For Winter 2023/2024, the ski destinations accessible from Jet2.com’s UK bases are:

* Belfast International: Salzburg

* Birmingham: Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Barcelona (Andorra), and Turin

* Bristol: Chambery, Innsbruck, and Geneva

* East Midlands: Geneva and Salzburg

* Edinburgh: Chambery, Geneva, Salzburg, Innsbruck, and Turin

* Glasgow: Geneva

* Leeds Bradford: Chambery, Geneva, Barcelona (Andorra), and Salzburg

* London Stansted: Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Innsbruck, and Salzburg

* Manchester: Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Innsbruck, Lyon, Salzburg, Barcelona (Andorra), and Turin

* Newcastle International: Geneva, Grenoble, and Salzburg

easyJet announces new winter routes and holidays to Alps

easyJet has unveiled the launch of four new winter routes from three UK airports.

London Stansted will introduce two brand-new routes to Geneva and Zurich in Switzerland, commencing on December 16, with twice-weekly flights throughout the winter season.

Another new route is from London Southend Airport to Grenoble, commencing on January 14 and operating once a week throughout the winter season. Nestled in the French Alps, Grenoble boasts cable cars that connect the town to the summit of La Bastille hill, named after the 18th-century fortress on its slopes.

Further, easyJet is launching a new route from Birmingham to Salzburg in Austria. It’s an ideal gateway to exploring the Eastern Alps and the birthplace of the famous composer Mozart. This route begins on January 13, 2024, and operates once a week throughout the winter season.

Flights for the newly launched winter routes are available for booking on easyJet.com and the mobile app, with prices (one way per person including taxes) starting from:

* London Southend to Grenoble from £24.99

* Birmingham to Salzburg from £29.99

* London Stansted to Zurich from £32.99

* London Stansted to Geneva from £35.99

Additionally, easyJet holidays has introduced new packages for Geneva, Zurich, and Salzburg:

* A three-night stay at the 4* ibis Geneve Centra Lac in Geneva on a Bed & Breakfast basis, including 23kg of luggage per person and flights from London Stansted on January 13, 2024, is available for £345 per person.

* A three-night stay at the 4* Placid Hotel Design & Lifestyle Zurich in Zurich on a Room Only basis, including 23kg of luggage per person and flights from London Stansted on March 9, 2024, is priced at £324 per person.

* A seven-night stay at the 4* Best Western Plus Amedia Art Salzburg in Salzburg on a Room Only basis, including 23kg of luggage per person and flights from Birmingham on February 3, 2024, is offered at £367 per person.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, commented: ‘We’re delighted to be launching even more new routes and holidays from our airports across the UK to a range of fantastic destinations, providing even more choice for our customers this winter who are looking to visit the Alps region whether that’s for skiing and other winter sports, or soaking in the culture and we can’t wait to welcome more customers on board.’

easyJet expands capacity across 26 routes from UK this summer

easyJet, the UK-based airline, has announced the introduction of 90,000 extra seats to some of Europe’s most popular ski and beach destinations, as holidaymakers prepare for much needed Easter and summer getaways this year.

With the announcement, UK customers now have more flights from London Gatwick, London Luton, Bristol, Manchester, and Liverpool to choose from with fares starting from just £22.99 to Geneva, £26.99 to Salzburg, £20.99 to Faro, and £25.99 to Alicante.

For those looking to hit the slopes before the end of the season, 50,000 of the additional seats are available to a selection of popular ski destinations including Geneva, Grenoble, Lyon, Salzburg, and Sofia, from across a selection of UK airports, including over the Easter break.

And those looking for summer sun, extra seats are on sale to some of Europe’s popular beach resorts which no longer require testing for fully-vaccinated UK visitors, including Faro in Portugal, Barcelona and Malaga in Spain starting from just £20.99. 20,000 additional seats are available from Liverpool to destinations including Spain, Portugal, Turkey and Cyprus and 6,000 additional seats are on sale from Manchester to Malaga for this summer.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, said: ‘We are delighted to be adding even more seats to our summer 2022 schedule, so that we can provide our customers in the UK with even more choice to enjoy to some of Europe’s best ski, beach, and city destinations, just in time to book an Easter break to look forward to.

‘We know that so many people have missed being able to holiday over the last two years and so it is a priority for many UK consumers. With low fares from just £20.99, hundreds of fantastic destinations to choose from, and many no longer requiring testing restrictions, now is a great time to book with easyJet.

‘We are excited about our plans for next summer, which should see us return to near 2019 levels of flying and we can’t wait to welcome our customers back onboard.’

The flights can be booked at www.easyJet.com, and fares are one way per person including taxes.

Jet2.com announces ski programme from Bristol Airport for Winter 22/23

Leisure airline Jet2.com has announced the launch of a programme of ski flights from Bristol Airport, offering snow sports fans easy access to the French and Austrian Alps, as well as the Tyrol Mountains, for Winter 22/23.

Jet2 has announced services to Chambery, Innsbruck and Salzburg return for Winter 22/23 from Bristol Airport, with services operating throughout the winter season to give skiers and snowboarders access to some of the best snow spots in Europe.

Jet2.com’s full ski programme for Winter 22/23 from Bristol Airport include weekly Saturday services to Chambery offering easy access to popular ski resorts in France, including the Three Valleys. The popular ski areas of the Alpe d’Huez, Chamonix, La Plagne and Val d’Isere are easily accessible from Chambery.

In addition, skiers and snowboarders will be able to access Innsbruck, the Tyrolean capital with weekly Saturday services. Innsbruck hosted the 1964 Winter Olympics and resorts such as Igls, Alpbach and St Anton am Arlberg make it a favourite among skiers and snow sports fans. The airline will also operate weekly Saturday services to Salzburg, linking the Austrian Alps and over 300 resorts including Kaprun, Mayrhofen and Obertauern.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘Customers have been telling us how much they want to book their place on the slopes for next winter, so we have responded to that demand by putting a brilliant ski programme on sale for Winter 22/23 from Bristol Airport. The three ski destinations available through Jet2.com give skiers and snowboarders access to some of the very best ski resorts in the world, never mind Europe. On top of that, we are giving snow sports fans a fantastic choice of flights, alongside the VIP customer service that sees us win award after award.’

Ryanair launches winter 2011-22 ski schedule from UK airports

Ryanair, the Ireland-based budget airline, has said that it has released its winter 2021/22 ski schedule from UK airports.

Celebrating the start of ski season, Ryanair has launched a £29.99 seat sale for travel from January 1 to the end of March 2022. The schedule includes flights to top ski destinations across Europe, including Grenoble, Salzburg, Sofia, Plovdiv and Turin from London Stansted, Birmingham, London Luton, Bristol Manchester, Edinburgh and Liverpool.

Whether skiing or not, European mountain ranges offer spectacular scenery and change of pace for a relaxing escape with panoramic views of the snowy mountain tops. To benefit from the offered fares, tickets must be booked by midnight 30th November 2021, on www.Ryanair.com.

A city seeped in history and culture, Grenoble tops the list with avid skiers year after year. Its proximity to the Alps, big resorts and traditional villages that cater for all levels and styles of ski trips makes it an ideal ski destination. Meanwhile, Salzburg boasts some of Europe’s most picturesque alpine scenery and people flock to this cultural capital year after year for its beautiful slopes and apres ski alike. Another prominent location is Turin, considered the gateway to the Italian Alps with over 600km of slopes, which offers amazing snow conditions throughout the season. Its laid-back Italian style appeals to many and is a more chilled out ski experience compared to the French Alps.

Ryanair’s Director of Marketing, Dara Brady, said: ‘As Europe’s No.1 airline, we are delighted to announce our winter 2021/22 ski schedule with fares starting at just £29.99. As many missed out on last year’s ski season, we are looking forward to getting our customers back on the scenic mountains of France, Austria and Italy this winter, with flights to Europe’s most popular ski destinations running from now right up to the end of March ’22.

To make the ski season even better this year, we are launching a seat sale with fares from just £29.99, which must be booked by midnight 30th November 2021 on the Ryanair.com website.’

Jet2 launches new ski routes from Birmingham Airport

Jet2 has recently announced services to four top ski destinations – Geneva, Grenoble, Salzburg and Turin -from Birmingham Airport, giving skiers and snowboarders’ access to slopes in the French, Swiss, Austrian and Italian Alps and over 600 resorts to choose from across the four destinations.

Jet2’s ski programme from Birmingham Airport offers more than 40,000 ski seats, including up to three weekly services to Geneva with over 14,000 seats, giving access to 270 resorts including Tignes, Flaine and Verbier; twice weekly services to Turin on Saturday and Sunday offering nearly 12,000 seats, providing access to 214 ski resorts including Pila, Vars and Le Corbier; weekly Saturday services to Salzburg 4,500 seats, giving access to 130 ski resorts including Alpbach, Kaprun, Mayrhofen and Obertauern and a weekend service to Grenoble on Saturdays until February, when a Sunday service will be added, with almost 10,000 seats and access to 178 resorts including Morzine, Chamonix and Avoriaz.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘We are thrilled to be launching our ski programme from Birmingham Airport, giving local people access to the best slopes in the French, Swiss, Austrian and Italian Alps. We know that skiers want choice and flexibility, so that’s exactly what we have provided with these four top ski destinations from Birmingham Airport.

‘With great snow conditions so far this season, customers can also take advantage of our friendly low fares and 22kg of baggage and ski allowance, whilst enjoying our award winning service as they head to this fresh snow.’

Fares to Salzburg start at £39 per person, to Grenoble at £37 per person, to Geneva at £25 per person and to Turin at £27 per person, all fares including taxes, the airline said.

Jet2 announces offer for ski carriage from London Stansted, expands other winter services

As the 2017 ski season is set to begin, British low-cost airline Jet2 has announced an offer for ski carriage on its popular ski routes in Europe – Geneva, Grenoble, Salzburg and Lyon – from its newest UK base, London Stansted.

Under the offer, skiers and boarders can take 22kg of ski carriage for £1 return on featured flights from London Stansted, subject to certain terms and conditions. As part of its winter 2017-18 programme, Jet2 will operate flights to the four ski destinations in Europe from London Stansted. The offer applies to new bookings on the four routes, it said.

Tickets are available to book until Thursday November 30, 2017, and available for travel between Thursday November 30, 2017 and Monday, April 30, 2018, Jet2 noted.

Jet2 earlier this month announced an expansion to its winter schedule for 2018-19, with over 450,000 seats on sale from London Stansted to 18 destinations, including a new weekly winter service to Antalya. In addition, Jet2 will operate winter services to Nice, offering holidaymakers an opportunity to enjoy the winter sun on the French Riviera. The airline also announced a major expansion of its winter programme to Canary Islands with more services to Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Anzarote and Tenerife. A total of 180,000 seats are on sale to the Canaries next winter, it said.

The airline also announced a new winter service for 2018-19 from London Stansted to Larnaca, and a year round service to Paphos as part of an expansion of its programme to Cyrus.

In addition, Jet2 has also announced an expansion of its ski programme to European ski resorts for winter 2018-2019 with more capacity to Geneva, Grenoble and Salzburg, in addition to Lyon services. The schedule of the ski flights is available at www.jet2.com/ski.