Airline Jet2.com has put tickets for flights to airports serving many of Europe’s leading ski resorts on sale up to almost two years in advance, covering the season after next, winter 24/25
The company says it has made the decision, the earliest in advance Jet2.com has ever put its Ski programme on sale, “…in direct response to strong demand from snow sports fans looking to secure their place on the slopes.”
Jet2 will offer flights to Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lyon and Turin with services from ten UK bases (Belfast International, Bristol, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle International and London Stansted) between mid-December 2024 to 31st March 2025.
There are not services between every UK airport and every mainland European airport but altogether there are 34 ski routes and there will be over 60 weekly ski flights during peak periods.
“Customers have been telling us how much they want to secure their place on the slopes next winter, so we have responded to that demand,” said Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, adding “…it means skiers and snowboarders can book ahead and get access to some of the best ski resorts in the world. With so many customers wanting to book ahead, we are anticipating the early release of the programme to be extremely popular.”
Jet2.com’s full Ski programme for Winter 24/25 is as follows:
Chambery – ski flights on sale from five UK bases (Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and London Stansted), offering quick and easy access to resorts including the Three Valleys. The popular ski areas of the Alpe d’Huez, Chamonix, La Plagne and Val d’Isère are accessible from Chambery.
Geneva – a huge programme of ski flights on sale from nine UK bases (Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle International). With 32 weekly flights departing during key times, Geneva offers access to Tignes, Flaine, Verbier, Zermatt and the Three Valleys as well as rail links to Swiss resorts.
Salzburg – ski flights on sale from eight UK bases (Belfast International, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle International). Salzburg opens-up access to over 300 Austrian resorts, including Kaprun, Mayrhofen and Obertauern to skiers.
Grenoble – the host of the 1968 Winter Olympics, Grenoble is a gateway to the French Alps, with over 175 incredible ski resorts nearby, including Morzine, Chamonix, Chamrousse, Les Deux Alpes, Alpe d’Huez and Avoriaz. Flights there are available from Birmingham, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle International.
Turin – the legacy of Turin’s 2006 Winter Olympics means that skiers can enjoy speedy transfers to French and Italian resorts, such as Pila, Vars, Le Corbier and Val d’Isere as well as the Milky Way area and Monterosa network. Services available from Birmingham and Manchester.
Innsbruck – skiers and snowboarders can access the Tyrolean capital from Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, London Stansted and Manchester. Innsbruck hosted the 1964 Winter Olympics and resorts reached through here include Igls, Alpbach and St Anton am Arlberg.
Lyon – with weekly flights on sale from Manchester Airport, snow sports fans have direct access to several major French ski resorts, such as Tignes, Les Arcs and Alpe d’Huez.
Jet2.com customers get a 10kg hand luggage and 22kg hold baggage and 22kg ski carriage weight limit.
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