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Grab a piste of the action as ski flights return for Winter 21/22

Jet2.com

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March 18, 2021 at 15:52

Jet2.com has added Chambery to its line-up of popular ski destinations, as ski flights to Switzerland, Austria, France, Italy and the Pyrenees make a welcome return for Winter 21/22.

Jet2.com has put its programme of ski flights for Winter 21/22 on sale, with skiers and snowboarders able to access the best slopes in Europe from all ten of its UK bases, including new base Bristol Airport. After a year away from the slopes, flights are expected to sell quickly as skiers head back to some of Europe’s best and most popular ski destinations. 

The addition of Chambery means Jet2.com will operate ski flights to SEVEN destinations in Winter 21/22, with skiers also able to enjoy the best slopes in Geneva, Grenoble, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Turin and Barcelona (Andorra).

Widening customer choice, the new services to Chambery will operate weekly (Saturday) from Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds Bradford and London Stansted Airports and twice-weekly from Manchester Airport (Saturday and Sunday) from mid-December to mid-April.

Chambery offers quick and easy access to world-famous ski resorts in France, including the Three Valleys. The popular ski areas of the Alpe d’HuezChamonixLa Plagne and Val d'Isère are easily accessible from Chambery, providing memorable skiing whether you are a beginner or an expert.

The company’s Winter 21/22 ski programme also includes seven other new ski routes - Geneva from Newcastle and Glasgow, Innsbruck from Bristol and Edinburgh, Grenoble from Bristol and Salzburg from Bristol and Newcastle. The launch of the new routes to Innsbruck from Bristol and Edinburgh and an additional service from Manchester means the airline has doubled its programme to this popular Austrian ski destination for Winter 21/22. 

Jet2.com’s full ski programme, in addition to Chambery, for Winter 21/22 is as follows:

  • Geneva – ski flights on sale from eight UK bases (Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted and Manchester) as well brand-new routes from Newcastle and Glasgow. Geneva offers ski enthusiasts some of the very best ski resorts including Tignes, Flaine, Verbier, Zermatt and the Three Valleys.
  • Salzburg – ski flights on sale from nine UK bases (Belfast International, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted and Manchester) as well as a brand-new routes from Newcastle and Bristol. Salzburgopens up the best of the Austrian Alps and over 300 resorts including Kaprun, Mayrhofen and Obertauern to skiers.
  • Grenoble – the host of the 1968 Winter Olympics, Grenoble offers the perfect gateway to the French Alps, with over 175 incredible ski resorts nearby including Morzine, Chamonix, Chamrousse, Les Deux Alpes, Alpe d’Huez and Avoriaz. On sale from Birmingham, Bristol (new route), London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle.
  • Turin - the legacy of Turin’s 2006 Winter Olympics means that skiers can enjoy speedy transfers to well-established skiing resorts such as Pila, Vars, Le Corbier and Val d’Isere. With 400km of piste at the Milky Way area alongside the stunning mountainous backdrop of the Monterosa network, there is plenty to go at with services available from Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester.
  • Innsbruck – programme doubled in size for W21/22 with skiers and snowboarders able to access the Tyrolean capital from Birmingham, Bristol (new route), Edinburgh (new route), London Stansted and Manchester (new Sunday service). Innsbruck hosted the 1964 Winter Olympics and resorts such as Igls, Alpbach and St Anton am Arlberg make it a firm favourite with skiers and snow sports fans year in year out.
  • Barcelona (Andorra) – with ski flights on sale from Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds Bradford, skiers and snowboarders can access the Andorra and the Pyrenees which host some of Europe’s best ski resorts including Grandvalira, La Molina, Pal-Arinsal and the mega-resort of Soldeu El Tarter. 

Booking and travelling on ski flights with Jet2.com means customers get to enjoy VIP customer service which has seen the UK’s third largest airline win numerous awards and accolades, as well as 10kg hand luggage and 22kg baggage* and 22kg ski carriage*. What’s more, customers can look to secure their place on the slopes next year for less, as the leading airline is offering 10% off all ski flights booked on or before 31st March.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “We know how much skiers and snowboarders missed the slopes in Winter 20/21, so we are absolutely thrilled to be launching such an exciting ski programme for Winter 21/22. With the best slopes across Europe available from all ten of our UK bases, we know that snow sports fans will be clamouring to book the best of the action for Winter 21/22 and ski flights are selling very well as a result. 

“In addition to Geneva, Grenoble, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Turin and Barcelona (Andorra), we are delighted to be adding Chambery to our ski programme for Winter 21/22. Chambery provides fantastic access to the best ski resorts in the French Alps, so whether you are a beginner or an expert, the best slopes are within easy reach. With perfectly timed flights, we’re giving skiers access to the best ski resorts across Europe and we know the return of our ski programme will be a huge hit with snow sports enthusiasts.”

Ski destinations by base for Winter 21/22:

  • Belfast International – Salzburg
  • Birmingham – Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Turin and Barcelona (Andorra)
  • Bristol – Chambery, Grenoble, Innsbruck and Salzburg
  • East Midlands – Geneva and Salzburg
  • Edinburgh – Geneva, Salzburg, Innsbruck and Turin
  • Glasgow – Geneva
  • Leeds Bradford – Chambery, Geneva, Salzburg and Barcelona (Andorra)
  • London Stansted – Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Innsbruck and Salzburg
  • Manchester – Chambery,Geneva, Grenoble, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Turin and Barcelona (Andorra)
  • Newcastle – Geneva, Grenoble and Salzburg

*charges apply