Increased flights for ski home-owners in France

Posted on 04 January 2013

Reaching a property in the French Alps from the UK has got even easier this season, thanks to a raft of new flights launched by a selection of airlines.

Grenoble-Isère Airport alone saw the launch of six new services from the UK in the second half of December 2012, including routes from Leeds Bradford and Manchester by both and Monarch, the latter airline also flying to Grenoble from Birmingham and Gatwick. has also improved its seasonal offering to Geneva, with weekly flights there from East Midlands Airport.

Flight options have improved for ski home-owners who fly to Chambéry Airport too, with Flybe now offering a service there from East Midlands Airport, a route already covered by

Meanwhile, on 14th December EasyJet kicked off a thrice-weekly service to Geneva from London Southend Airport. The budget airline now flies to a total of 14 destinations from this new London airport, which serves the south-east of England. Geneva is a gateway to the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps, which includes the popular resorts of Les Gets, Vallorcine and Samoëns. To see a selection of property for sale in these desirable resorts, click here .

Finally, residents of the Channel Islands can this season fly direct to Chambéry from Jersey with airline Blue Islands. The new route, operating on a Saturday and offered until 13th April 2013, complements Blue Islands’ existing services to Zurich and Geneva.