Author: Paul Harrison

powdair

Swiss airline powdair launches flights between Sion and the UK

Powdair has announced its new operating routes from Sion in the Valais region of Switzerland, to eight international airports in the UK, Belgium and Germany. The airline, that commences flights from December 14, 2017, will significantly cut transfer times to some of Switzerland’s most popular ski resorts for winter sports […]

Air Arabia Maroc

Air Arabia Maroc launches Manchester to Agadir service

Passengers will be able to travel from Manchester Airport to Agadir in Morocco this winter on a new Air Arabia Maroc service. The Moroccan low cost airline will start twice weekly flights from October to the resort, making Manchester the only airport in the UK outside of London served by the carrier. Adel […]

Eurowings

Eurowings launches Manchester to Salzburg flights

Low-cost airline Eurowings has announced it will launch a new route from Manchester Airport to Salzburg this winter. The German airline will launch a twice weekly service to the Austrian city from December 2017. Salzburg is famous for being the backdrop to the Sound of Music and will provide passengers […]

Knowlsey Safari Park

Knowlsey Safari Park: £15 Midweek Motor Madness offer

Knowlsey Safari Park has a great midweek offer throughout March – it will cost just £15 to take a car to the attraction near Liverpool. The offer at the attraction just off the M57 runs from Monday to Friday from March 1-31 with up to seven people per car. Entry […]

Seb Thompson (Manchester Airport) and Robin Kiely launch Ryanair's new Frankfurt flights

Ryanair adds new Frankfurt flights from London Stansted and Manchester

Ryanair has launched new routes to Frankfurt from London Stansted and Manchester as part of its extended UK winter 2017 schedule. The flights will depart twice a day from London Stansted, while there will be six a week from Manchester from October. Ryanair’s head of communications, Robin Kiely, said: “We are pleased to announce […]

Much Better Adventures

Much Better Adventures launches Epic Weekends collection

Much Better Adventures has kicked off 2017 with a bang with the launch of its series of Epic Weekends, a collection of over 60 mini active breaks designed for time-poor, experience-hungry professionals. The new series offers customers unique experiences in the likes of the Norwegian fjords and High Atlas Mountains, […]

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport now one of Europe’s top 20 airports

Manchester Airport is now one of Europe’s top 20 airports by passenger numbers, thanks to another record month. January saw 1,665,943 passengers jet off to the airport’s 210 destinations as people ditched the cold in search of warmer winter climes. That marked year-on-year growth of 11.3% and brings the airport’s […]

Sestriere

Sestriere: Fill up on food and skiing in Italy

The Olympic rings stand proudly in the centre of Sestriere. The resort, just an hour’s drive from Turin, hosted the downhill events during the 2006 Games and was home to one of the three athletes’ villages. That accommodation has since been turned into a hotel, while the resort’s ski lift […]

Soldeu, Andorra: Follow in the tracks of Olympians

It can happen to the best of us and that includes Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn, who crashed on the slopes of Grandvalira in Andorra during a World Cup race in 2016. Vonn was carried off the slopes having suffered a hairline fracture of her left knee after the crash on […]