New Salzburg ski route from George Best Belfast City Airport

New Salzburg ski route from George Best Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport has launched a new ski route to Salzburg, in conjunction with leading ski holiday operators Topflight and Crystal Ski Holidays. 

Starting on Christmas Eve and running every Saturday until March 11th, 2017, the weekly Aer Lingus charter flight will provide direct access for local passengers to a wide range of Austria’s finest ski resorts.

Holidays are on sale now for the three-hour flight, which will depart Belfast City Airport at 13:30 each Saturday, with the return flight arriving in Belfast at 19:50.

Welcoming the launch of the new route, Katy Best, commercial and marketing director at Belfast City Airport, commented: “Belfast City Airport is continually seeking opportunities to grow our successful European route network and we’re delighted to launch this new charter ski flight to Salzburg.

“In Topflight and Crystal Ski Holidays we have partnered with leading operators with a proven pedigree in delivering ski holiday packages throughout Europe.

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“Salzburg is a world-class ski destination and its wide range of quality ski resorts, which cater for skiers of all abilities, are all served by our new route.

“The demand for ski holidays in the local market is strong, and we are confident this route, facilitated by Aer Lingus, will prove very popular and be warmly welcomed by ski tourists of all abilities.”

The ski resorts which will be served by the new Belfast City-Salzburg route include Kitzbühel, Zell am See, St. Johann, Kirchberg, Söll, and St. Wolfgang.