Cambridge Airport is set in one of the UK’s fastest growing economic cities and it has now been announced that from September it will operate new European routes, including Geneva.
Situated just minutes from Cambridge City Centre, close to Newmarket and a short drive from London, it is the perfect location for a holiday departure without the hustle and bustle of the large airports. Currently the airport operates very few flights however from September four new destinations will be added including Amsterdam, Paris, Milan and Geneva.
European airline Darwin Airline have now announced they will operate 24 weekly flights to Amsterdam, 12 weekly flights to Paris, 8 weekly flights to Milan and most excitingly for us skiers – 6 weekly flights to Geneva.
Geneva airport is the ultimate hub for skiers as it gives perfect access to all of the top French and Swiss resorts. Popular ski resorts 3 Valleys, Paradiski Port Du Soleil and Espace Killy are all closely accessible from Geneva as well as popular Swiss resorts Zermatt Verbier, St Moritz and Crans Montana. This news comes with lots of excitement for skiers, as it has come just in time for the 2013/2014 ski season and allows them to fly easily to their favourite snow resorts.
It has been revealed that there will even be some special packages offering direct ski flights from Cambridge to Geneva every Saturday throughout the ski season.
Maurizio Merlo, CEO at Darwin Airline, added, “As we expand within Europe, the UK is a key market for us to further establish and we are delighted to open our new base in the heart of East England’’.
Flights are already available to book from September 2nd, so it is definitely something for you to consider for your upcoming ski trip!
By Sally Grimes