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Even more ski flights Lyon in wait from London Stansted

Published: Tue 27 Jun 2017 at 15:12

Updated: Tue 27 Jun 2017 at 15:14


We have great news today for skiers and snowboarders out of London Stansted Airport. A brand new and exclusive ski route has been introduced to our Winter 17/18 programme from the airport, with the addition of two weekly flights to Lyon in France.

What’s more, on top of that, our current promotion means that you can now take your own ski equipment for just £1* if you book a flight on the new route before 5th July.

The addition of this new route from London Stansted means that we will now operate to four ski destinations and 15 destinations in total from our newest base this winter.

The addition of the exclusive route, with flights operating every Saturday and Sunday morning, gives ski and snowsports lovers from London Stansted even more choice this winter. As well as providing direct access to several major French ski resorts such as Tignes, Les Arcs and Alpe d’Huez, it also opens up a number of smaller ski resorts for those looking to get away from the crowds.

Including the addition of 6,000 departing seats to Lyon, we now have 35,000 departing seats to four ski destinations this winter. As well as services to Lyon, we will also operate to the following ski destinations, meaning that we have the French and Austrian Alps well and truly covered:

  • Geneva (five weekly flights)
  • Grenoble (one service every week)
  • Salzburg (three weekly services)

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “The addition of Lyon, yet another exclusive route to from London Stansted, continues the successful start of operations from our newest base. It also strengthens our fantastic range of ski flights, and with services to Geneva, Grenoble, Lyon and Salzburg, customers really are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing ski flights from our newest base this winter.”

Mats Sigurdson, Stansted Airport Aviation Director said: “’s flights from London Stansted have proved to be really popular so we’re delighted to hear the airline is adding another new route from the airport this winter.  The new service to Lyon will give skiers and snowboarders the chance to visit some of the best Alpine ski resorts direct from their local airport.”

Key Winter 2017/2018 programme information

London Stansted

  • 15 destinations including NEW AND EXCLUSIVE Lyon
  • Almost 100 weekly flights and more than 340,000 seats in total on sale
  • 11 weekly flights in total to 4 ski destinations: Geneva, Grenoble, Lyon and Salzburg

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