Jet2 launches new winter flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to these popular skiing destinations

Jet2 has launched new flights for Leeds holidaymakers looking to hit the slopes this winter.

Friday, 19th March 2021, 11:45 am

The Leeds-based budget airline has announced its skiing programme for 2021/22, offering 10 per cent off all ski flights booked in March.

The programme sees the return of flights to Switzerland, Austria and the Pyrenees from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA).

Chambery has been added to Jet2's line-up of ski destinations this year, with new flights from LBA.

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Jet2.com has added Chambery to its line-up, on top of its programme of ski flights to Geneva, Salzburg and Barcelona (Andorra)
Jet2.com has added Chambery to its line-up, on top of its programme of ski flights to Geneva, Salzburg and Barcelona (Andorra)

The weekly Saturday service to Chambery will operate from mid-December to mid-April.

Chambery is located near popular ski areas in France, including the Three Valleys resort, Alpe d’Huez, Chamonix, La Plagne and Val d'Isère.

There will be seven flights a week from LBA to Geneva, providing a base to visit Tignes, Flaine, Verbier, Zermatt and the Three Valleys.

A weekly Saturday service from LBA to Salzburg will give skiers access to the Austrian Alps and more than 300 resorts, including Kaprun, Mayrhofen and Obertauern.

Jet2 will also run two flights a week to Barcelona (Andorra), opening up Andorra and the Pyrenees which host some of Europe’s most popular ski resorts including Grandvalira, La Molina, Pal-Arinsal and the large resort of Soldeu El Tarter.

The airline is offering 10 per cent off all ski flights booked on or before March 31.

The CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, Steve Heapy, said: “We know how much skiers and snowboarders missed the slopes in Winter 20/21, so we are absolutely thrilled to be launching such an exciting ski programme for Winter 21/22 from Leeds Bradford Airport.

"With the best slopes across Europe available, we know that snow sports fans in the region will be clamouring to book the best of the action for Winter 21/22 and ski flights are selling very well as a result.

“In addition to Geneva, Salzburg and Barcelona (Andorra), we are delighted to be adding Chambery to our ski programme for Winter 21/22.

"Chambery provides fantastic access to the best ski resorts in the French Alps, so whether you are a beginner or an expert, the best slopes are within easy reach.

"With perfectly timed flights, we’re giving skiers access to the best ski resorts across Europe and we know the return of our ski programme will be a huge hit with snow sports enthusiasts.”

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