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FLYBE EXTENDS WINTER SKI SCHEDULE FROM EXETER

Leading regional airline extends flights to Geneva through to April

30th Janauary 2017

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has extended its winter ski route to Geneva from Exeter Airport to allow snow sports’ enthusiasts the chance to take full advantage of the off-peak season, with weekly flights continuing through to 15th April this year. Tickets can be booked at www.flybe.com from £46.49 one way, including taxes and charges.

These offer Flybe customers wanting to travel the ‘Fastest Way from A to Flybe’ and looking for some late fun in snow, direct access to some of the region’s most popular ski resorts from their local regional airport. They arrive in the Swiss capital just two hours after taking off, from where there is quick and convenient onward travel offered through its excellent transport connections.

West Country snow seekers also have the additional choice of Saturday flights to Chambery. The beautiful French city is renowned as the gateway to a number of Alpine ski resorts given its proximity to Mont Blanc, offering easy access to some of the finest slopes and facilities in the world. Weekly flights from Exeter operate through to 15th March 2017.

The Savoie Mont Blanc region features over 100 ski resorts, and 4,800 km of slopes offering a range of holidays 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 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