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Published: Tue 21 Dec 2021 at 09:38

Updated: Thu 23 Dec 2021 at 10:46

New Routes, Announcements

Skiers and snowboarders from Newcastle Airport have taken off to Geneva with on Sunday 19th December, after the company’s inaugural flight took off from the base. 

The flight marked the launch of the new ski route from Newcastle Airport to Geneva and means snow sports enthusiasts in the region can now reach the Swizz slopes with  

With weekly Sunday services operating to the popular ski destination from 19th December to 2nd January and then weekly Saturday services from 8th January to 16th April, it gives skiers and snowboarders plenty of opportunity to grab a piste of the action.  

As well as offering flights to Geneva this winter, will operate a new route to Salzburg from Newcastle Airport.  

The full ski programme from Newcastle Airport for Winter 21/22 is as follows: 

  • Geneva – weekly Sunday services from now to 2nd January and then weekly Saturday services from 8th January to 16th April. 
  • Salzburg – weekly Saturday services from 12th February to 19th March. 

Booking and travelling on ski flights with means customers get to enjoy VIP customer service which has seen the UK’s third largest airline win numerous awards and accolades, as well as 10kg hand luggage and 22kg baggage* and 22kg ski carriage*.  

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “With skiers and snowboarders missing out on visiting their favourite ski destinations last winter, we are delighted to be offering this new route to Geneva from Newcastle Airport and seeing our inaugural flight take off. This new route is proving extremely popular, as customers in the region make the most of being able to visit the Swizz Alps with, as well as the opportunity to choose from an even greater selection of ski destinations from the base this winter. We look forward to a successful ski season in Geneva from Newcastle Airport, as well as many more to come.” 

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