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4 Nov 2012

More airlines to carry skis free

More airlines to carry skis free

Swiss has long been distinguished from rival airlines flying to the Alps by its free ski carriage policy, but now others are competing. Monarch airlines is offering free ski carriage on new routes introduced…

20 Dec 2010

Snow: travel chaos continues

Snow: travel chaos continues

The weather continues to make the news headlines all over the country, none more so than the southern airports – and travellers desperate to get away to the Alps for Christmas. Hundreds more flights…

16 Aug 2010

New Salzburg flights carry skis for free

New Salzburg flights carry skis for free

German budget airline Air Berlin has just launched new flights to Salzburg from London Stansted for 2010/11 – and in addition to the new flights, will carry ski equipment free of charge. [Yippee!]…

11 Jan 2010

Snow causes airport chaos

Snow causes airport chaos

Severe weather continues to cause mayhem across Europe, forcing several airports to close at the weekend – and causing chaos for hundreds of travellers. Sleepovers at Lyon Thick fog, freezing temperatures…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

24 Feb 2008

Airport expansion to add more winter flights

Councillors have backed plans for Exeter airport to expand, meaning more flights for south west travellers wanting to use their regional airport.Despite a strong campaign against the move, the airport…

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