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The number of destinations and frequency of flights from Marseille Provence Airport as we move into the holiday season has increased.

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A major expansion of the airport has been announced with British architect Norman Foster winning the design contract. Airports are in keen competition with each other and Marseille Provence wants to be able to welcome 11 million passengers a year by 2025.

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Volotea has announced that Marseille is to be its new hub.  And from April 2018, it is adding 8 new destinations, to make 18 in all leaving from our local airport. (more…)

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If you are travelling soon, you might like to familiarise yourself with changes at the airport.  As shown in the diagram, (more…)

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img_0296Here’s the latest on:

  • Terminal changes at Gatwick
  • BA Strikes
  • New flights from Marseille Provence airport

If you are flying to/from Gatwick , there are terminal changes which happened in the last couple of days.  All Easyjet flights will use North Terminal and BA will be at South Terminal. http://www.gatwickairport.com/at-the-airport/flying-in/some-airlines-are-moving/

BA cabin crew have announced strikes for Sunday Feb 5 – Feb 7, then from Thursday to Saturday of the same week.  (BA are saying that last time this happened the effect was minimal with customers being booked on earlier or later flights the same day).

New flights from Marseille:

New low-costs flights to Venice from Marseille by Volotea

New low-costs flights to Venice from Marseille by Volotea

 

Venice, Mon, Wed, Fri and Sun with Easyjet from 12 May, adding to the ones run by Volotea.

Montreal, direct flights with Air Canada Rouge (couldn’t find start date on website).

La Réunion, twice a week with Air Austral, from 12 October, 2017.

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Volotea are offering the following new routes from Marseille Provence Airport:

From April:  Alicante, Split and Vienna

New low-costs flights to Venice from Marseille by Volotea

New low-costs flights to Venice from Marseille by Volotea

From the summer: Dubrovnik, Faro, Naples and Rennes

All year: Strasburg, Prague and Venice.

Good holiday escapes for 2017!

 

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air-canadaNext summer, Air Canada Rouge will be flying to Montreal 3 times a week (more…)

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