7 May 2013 - Leading UK tour operator, Inghams, has confirmed the launch of its first ever winter ski and summer programme departing from Cambridge Airport, with new weekly flights to Geneva commencing from December 2013. In addition, weekly flights to Milan and Geneva will appear in Inghams' Lakes & Mountains programme for summer 2014.
As of today, customers in the East of England will be able to book Inghams' brand new winter ski packages to more than 18 popular resorts, including Courchevel, Méribel and Val d'Isere in France and Crans Montana, Wengen and Verbier in Switzerland, with convenient flights from Cambridge Airport direct to Geneva every Saturday from December to April.
Two new summer routes from Cambridge Airport to Milan and Geneva have also been confirmed as part of Inghams' new 2014 Lakes and Mountains programme. A variety of seven and 14 night packages, including tours and excursions, will be featured for the popular Lakes Garda, Como and Maggiore in Italy are now available to book; whilst an extensive French and Swiss Alps summer range is also on offer, whether for hiking, cycling, exploring or taking it easy, with flights from Cambridge starting May and continuing throughout the summer season.
"Inghams is undoubtedly the leading name in winter ski holidays in the UK and we are delighted they have chosen Cambridge Airport as their departure point in the East of England. Not only will our passengers gain access to some of the best ski resorts Europe has to offer, but also three new summer destinations." commented Steve Jones, Managing Director of Cambridge Airport.
"The French and Swiss Alps are among our most popular destinations. Inghams has recognised that our customers prefer the convenience of flying from their nearest airport and we have identified demand from the region and are excited to offer new routes from Cambridge. The airport offers newly improved facilities and is easily accessible with good parking and transport links and speedy check in all of which make the experience more enjoyable for our customers." commented Peter Moor, Head of Scheduled Aviation, Inghams.
The new flights will be operated on a scheduled service by highly regarded Swiss carrier, Darwin Airline. All holidays will feature a generous standard luggage allowance of 23kg per person and complimentary in-flight service. Ski equipment will be carried at no additional charge within the baggage weight allowance.
Inghams' 2013 winter ski programme is on sale now with seven night, catered packages available from £383 per person viawww.inghams.co.uk or on 01483 79 1111.