With the first landing of the long-standing customer, British Airways will take off from Salzburg Airport in the winter season 2021/2022. From now on, the British national carrier will connect Salzburg with the English capital London several times a week. “Finally we can welcome the harbingers of the upcoming winter season 2021/2022 with British Airways in Salzburg. British Airways is kicking off the ski season that is so important for Salzburg with London Heathrow ”, says airport authorized representative Christopher Losmann. “After the complete failure of the last winter season and the last few months, we are looking forward to many visitors from all over Europe. The flight registrations from our airline partners make us optimistic, even though the developments depend to a large extent on the pandemic and the associated restrictions, “continued Losmann. After the landing ban for planes from Great Britain (December 21, 2020), the British Airways flight connection paused Salzburg to London 357 days, the last plane before the ban brought the last passengers back to Great Britain on December 17 of the previous year.
But the flight program from Salzburg also has a lot in store for “cold refugees”. Swap snow for sun and beach? With the Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings, passengers can travel from Salzburg to Tenerife and Gran Canaria until May. Egypt is also very popular. Eurowings flies passengers from Salzburg directly to the Red Sea, to Hurghada. Dubai also offers warm temperatures all year round. With flydubai you can go straight to the city of superlatives from Salzburg. Those who do not want Dubai as their final destination can discover numerous countries in the Emirates route network in codeshare via the hub of one of the largest airports in the world. Whether a vacation in the Maldives, the Seychelles or in Sri Lanka – after a short stopover in Dubai these picturesque top destinations can be reached quickly. Basically, however, the success of the travel and air traffic industry stands and falls with the development of the corona pandemic. In particular, the new Omikron mutation could lead to new flight bans and entry restrictions faster than feared.
The German metropolises of Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Cologne have long been well connected to Salzburg again. Eurowings and easyJet bring passengers to the current German cities several times a week. Lufthansa also connects Salzburg up to three times with Frankfurt – and via the international hub to interesting travel destinations all over the world. With Turkish Airlines, which flies to Istanbul several times a week, passengers can take advantage of numerous onward flight options.
With Amsterdam, Salzburg Airport has the next major HUB in its flight program. Transavia also flies weekly to the capital of the Netherlands or to Rotterdam and Eindhoven. In addition to British Airways (London-Heathrow), easyJet (London-Gatwick) and Ryanair (London-Stansted) also fly to the British capital. From January 2022, BA Cityflyer will also be offering London City Airport. The new airline partner with a new destination is flyr, which connects Salzburg with Oslo! The maritime Norwegian capital attracts with numerous museums and cultural institutions. The flight program in winter is rounded off with the flight connection in the Icelandic capital Reykjavík, which is offered by Icelancair and Play.
After a year without winter guests, the airport is looking forward to passengers who will die and fill the surrounding tourist regions with life again. All tourist organizations are well prepared for the winter with all Covid prevention measures, tests, vaccinations, 2G rule, in order to enable a winter experience for our guests. You can find the current one here Flight offer. For our Salzburg passengers, we recommend that you visit the BMEIA (Federal Ministry for European Affairs and International Affairs) about the applicable regulations in the destination country.
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