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FLYBE EXTENDS WINTER SKI ROUTES FROM BIRMINGHAM

Leading regional airline continues flights to Geneva and Chambery through to April

30th Janauary 2017

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has extended its winter ski routes from Birmingham Airport to allow snow sports’ enthusiasts the chance to take full advantage of the off-peak season, with flights on its recently launched services to Geneva and Chambery continuing through to 15th April 2017. Tickets are available for booking at www.flybe.com from £49.99 one way, including taxes and charges.

These offer the airline’s Birmingham customers wanting to travel the ‘Fastest Way from A to Flybe’ and looking for some late fun in snow, access to some of the regions’ most popular ski resorts direct from their local regional airport. 

Weekly Saturday flights to Geneva take just one hour and forty-five minutes from where there are excellent onward transport connections to the slopes. 

Chambery is renowned as the gateway to a number of Alpine ski resorts given its proximity to Mont Blanc and Flybe offers weekly flights to this key destination from where there is again easy access to some of the finest ski slopes and choice of winter facilities in the world. The Savoie Mont Blanc region features over 100 ski resorts and 4,800 km of slopes for all abilities. It includes the world-famous Courchevel les Ménuires, Méribel and Val Thorens resorts which are just over 60 miles away from Chambery airport.  With its breathtaking scenery, the city is located close to Lake Bourget and the region offers a wide choice of additional historic and cultural attractions.

The ski season at the many resorts close to both Geneva and Chambery continues well into spring, with many of the higher altitude destinations maintaining good snow coverage well into what is regarded as the ‘off-peak’ season, so offering significant savings when combined with Flybe’s affordable weekly flights.

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Issued by the Flybe press office:T: 0845 675 0681 E: [email protected]
Notes to Editors:
Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline - 232 routes serving 15 countries from 87 departure points, 38 UK/49 European airports* (all routes on sale Jan’17 – Oct‘17); Operates more UK domestic flights than any other airline (UK CAA May’15 – Apr’16); Rated best UK airline for punctuality and sixth in the world in the global airlines punctuality league table by OAG (Jan ’17); named ‘Best Short-Haul Airline’ at the 2016 Business Travel Awards (Jan ‘16); The largest scheduled airline by air traffic movements at Belfast City, Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, Isle of Man, Jersey, Manchester, Newquay and Southampton airports (UK CAA Apr ’16); Operates fleet of 76 aircraft – 52 Bombardier Q400, 9 Embraer 195, 11 E175 & 5 ATR 72s; Codeshares with BA, Air France, Etihad, Finnair, Aer Lingus, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic, Air India, Air Berlin and Singapore Airlines; 70% coverage of reporting airports (UK CAA Apr’16); Has its own globally recognised Training Academy in Exeter with flight deck and cabin crew simulator facilities, 26 classrooms and 150-seat conference facility.

*Flown under the Flybe brand