Customers on our inaugural ski flight from London Stansted to Salzburg were treated to a welcome cake and traditional ‘Mozartkugel’ at Salzburg Airport, before whizzing off to hit the slopes.
Salzburg is one of four ski destinations that we are operating to from London Stansted this winter, giving skiers and snowboarders access to the best slopes in the French and Austrian Alps.
With up to three weekly flights to Salzburg, skiers and snowboarders are spoiled for choice with 130 ski resorts, including Alpbach, Ellmau, Kitzbühel, Obertauern, Söll and Schladming, located within a three hour drive of the city.
We are operating services on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, giving customers great choice and flexibility, with flights perfectly timed for those looking to enjoy a long weekend on the slopes.
To celebrate the inaugural flight, customers were welcomed at Salzburg Airport with cake, and traditional ‘Mozartkugel’ (Mozart Ball) – a delicious round treat made of pistachio, marzipan and nougat, which is then covered with dark chocolate.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: “We are thrilled to be launching our new London Stansted to Salzburg route. We know that skiers want choice and flexibility, so that’s exactly what we have provided, with up to three flights every week, including flights on Thursdays and weekends. 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 Jet2.com’s new service to Salzburg 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.”
Christopher Losmann, Divisional Manager Aviation at Salzburg Airport, said: “Jet2.com has been a fundamental partner in Salzburg for 12 years and we are very pleased that Jet2.com is building on this with the launch of ski flights to Salzburg from London Stansted. In addition, Jet2.com brings skiing guests from Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds, London Stansted and Manchester to the Austrian and Bavarian tourist regions.”
Flights from London Stansted to Salzburg with Jet2.com operate up to three times a week and start at £25 per person including taxes.
For further information or to book a ski flight to Salzburg, please go to www.jet2.com