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First ski flight to Grenoble from London Stansted

Published: Mon 18 Dec 2017 at 15:12

Updated: Mon 18 Dec 2017 at 15:22

Ski, New Routes

This weekend saw another inaugural ski flight from London Stansted, with customers receiving a VIP welcome in Grenoble before they headed for the slopes.

To celebrate the first flight, customers were treated with a red carpet welcome, chocolates, cake, and a free ski school guide at Grenoble Airport.

Grenoble is one of four ski destinations that we will operate to from London Stansted this winter, giving skiers and snowboarders access to the best slopes in the French and Austrian Alps.

This ski programme includes weekly flights and over 6,000 seats to Grenoble, where skiers and snowboarders are spoiled for choice with over 170 ski resorts, including Morzine, Chamrousse, Chamonix, Avoriaz, Prapoutel, Autrans, all accessible from the city.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “We are thrilled to be launching our new London Stansted to Grenoble route. We know that skiers want choice and flexibility, so that’s exactly what we are providing from London Stansted, with weekly flights to Grenoble now in operation alongside three other top ski destinations. On top of that, customers can take advantage of our friendly low fares and 22kg of baggage and ski allowance, whilst enjoying our award winning service as they head to the snow.”

Martin Jones, London Stansted’s Commercial Director, said: “The launch of’s new service to Grenoble from London Stansted is fantastic news for skiers and snowboarders from across the region looking to hit the slopes early this season as well as providing even more choice for passengers wanting a fantastic winter city break with the added convenience of flying from their local airport.”

Basma Jarbouai, Grenoble Airport Director, said: “We are very pleased to continue our collaboration with and to welcome this new flight from London Stansted, offering our passengers more flexibility to join the Alps ski resorts through Grenoble Airport. We are the first step of their holidays and it is really important for us to offer them an excellent quality of services. Celebrating this first flight and offering them chocolates at arrival is a little gift before Christmas!”

Flights from London Stansted to Grenoble with operate weekly and start at £37 per person including taxes.

For further information or to book a ski flight to Grenoble, please visit

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