Browsing entries tagged with Flights

15 Mar 2010

BA strikes announced

BA strikes announced

Members of the British Airways cabin crew have voted to strike on two weekends in March: 20-22 and 27-30. As promised, there will be no strikes over the Easter period, but should no agreement have been…

17 Dec 2009

Need a Christmas flight?

Need a Christmas flight?

If you are still looking for a flight to the Alps over Christmas or New Year, Crystal Ski has spare seats on their charters. Prices start at £79 return, including taxes and 20kg luggage allowance. You’ll…

15 Dec 2009

BA strike called off

BA strike called off

The planned strike by British Airways staff has been declared illegal, and cannot now go ahead. According to the BBC, High Court judges agreed with BA’s cabin crew union that members had not been…

8 Dec 2009

Flying equipment: compare costs

Flying equipment: compare costs

We’ve been ranting about the ridiculous costs that some airlines now impose to carry winter sports equipment – and where they don’t, about the baggage allowances and other excess charges. And the…

2 Dec 2009

Slovakia’s slopes get closer

Slovakia’s slopes get closer

Slovak airline, Danube Wings, has launched new direct flights between the UK and the city of Poprad – close to the High and Low Tatra mountains. In a move to fill the gap left by the demise of Sky Europe,…

28 Nov 2009

Win flights with Jet2.com

Win flights with Jet2.com

The lucky winner of the latest competition from Jet2.com will receive three months’ worth of ski flights. The Golden Ticket competition begins at midday on 1 December. And you’ll have the chance to…

27 Nov 2009

SWISS increase Geneva flights

SWISS increase Geneva flights

Switzerland’s national airline has added six more daily services to Geneva. The new flights will begin 10 January 2010, operating out of London Heathrow. SWISS International already offers daily flights…

24 Nov 2009

Snowjet adds Geneva flights

Snowjet adds Geneva flights

Snowjet is expanding its choice of winter flights, with a new route from Gatwick to Geneva. The Geneva flights will run on Saturdays from 19 December to 10 April, with fares starting at £29 one-way. Ski…

20 Nov 2009

Party with Baboo?

Party with Baboo?

Free next Thursday evening - 26 November? Erna Low is inviting you to a party at Oxford Airport… What’s that got to do with skiing, I hear you ask?  Well, the Swiss Airline Baboo has recently…

26 Oct 2009

Skis fly free with Jet2.com

Skis fly free with Jet2.com

Some good news for those flying to the Alps this winter … Jet2.com has announced free ski carriage on all their flights for the coming season, until the end of March 2010. Skiers and boarders will be…

18 Sep 2009

Swiss International to continue Manchester route

Swiss International to continue Manchester route

By popular demand ... Swiss International Airlines has announced that it will continue to operate flights between Manchester and Geneva this winter. This is good news for skiers and boarders in North-West…

9 Sep 2009

100 pounds ski carriage ...

100 pounds ski carriage ...

From 01 October, taking a pair of skis or a snowboard on a Ryanair flight will now cost a whopping £100 return at the airport or £80 if booked online ... and the minimum charge for hold luggage is to…

5 Aug 2009

Pay up: Ski and board carriage no longer free says BA

Pay up: Ski and board carriage no longer free says BA

Is there no end? Skiers and boarders are facing even higher costs when it comes to flying to the snow…British Airways is the latest airline to alter its baggage rules, effectively meaning no…

13 Jul 2009

Ski flights to Sion announced

Ski flight specialist, Snowjet, has just announced a new route to Sion, Switzerland from next winter.The company, part of the Satellite Travel group, will operate weekly flights to Sion from London Stansted…

25 Jun 2009

Flybe announces new Geneva route

In the usual shake-up of low cost flights to various winter destinations, Flybe has announced new routes from Norwich to Geneva for next season.The new weekly service is expected to begin on 19 December…

22 May 2009

New flights to Innsbruck

BA has announced plans to run a new service to Innsbruck next winter.The flights will operate five times a week from Gatwick, starting on 5 December 2009. This is welcome news for the airport, and for…

9 May 2009

Next season’s flights on sale now…

So, as one season ends what do you do? Getting planning the next. And several airlines have jumped in early to put their winter 2009/10 flights on sale.Two no-frills carriers, easyJet and Flybe have…

6 Apr 2009

Bmibaby announce new Grenoble flights

Low cost airline bmibaby is to operate flights to Grenoble from Manchester next winter.The new weekly flights will start in October and are expected to be popular - the French airport has seen a steady…

24 Sep 2008

Win a holiday and flights with Jet2.com

Think you know your ski resorts? Just a few correct clicks of your mouse and you could be winning a trip for four to the mountains this winter.Jet2.com has launched a web-based game to win a holiday…

8 Aug 2008

Easyjet launches flights to Salzburg

If you were disappointed to read that low-cost flights to Salzburg were being affected as a result of the rising fuel prices - with early travel dates put back by a month to late December - the latest…

2 Jan 2007

First Choice launches Slovenia flights

British tour operator First Choice has launched weekly flights between Ljubljana and London Gatwick for the 2006/07 winter season.The company is offering the new service with a view to promoting Kranjska…

2 Nov 2005

Jungfrau resorts get closer to the UK

New flights this season - plus direct public coach transfers - will simplify travel to the traditional British favourites of Grindelwald, Wengen and Murren.Darwin Airline is now operating two flights from…

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