France Airport Guide


Thursday, 27 January 2011

New flights to Avignon airport. Further information

CityJet flights from London to Avignon airport and Toulon airport

Schedule from 27th May 2011 

From London City to Avignon Fridays (AF5141) 
Departure Ldn 16:55 
Arrival Avignon 19:50 

From Avignon to London City Sundays (AF5140) 
Departure Avignon 19:25 
Arrival Ldn 20:20 

Avignon Airport is a small, compact and easy to use airport with many similarities to London City Airport. It is a short 20 minute, six mile drive from the centre of Avignon. 

CityJet is a jointly owned lo cost carrier with two partners - Air France and KLM 

Low cost ish says WoW - a quick check gave a return flight in June at £150 including tax 


New flights to Avignon airport

New flights from London to Avignon airport start in May. More to follow.

Sunday, 23 January 2011

Test to see if posts are getting to Facebook and twitter

Test to see if posts are getting to Facebook and twitter

twitter query

Not sure if I've successfully linked this blog with our twitter account. Will see if this post appears.

France Airport Guide is now on twitter

France Airport Guide is now on twitter so you can follow all our updates easily including any French airport updates, flight/route news, important weather announcements and much more.

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Ryanair in row with Marseille airport

Ryanair pulls staff and planes out of Marseille airport in row over contracts.

More to follow.


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New flight to Montpellier airport from July

We have just heard of a New flight to Montpellier airport being introduced from July this year.

Low cost airline bmi baby have today made the following announcement...............

"bmibaby is pleased to announce a new route from Manchester Airport to Montpellier.  The route will commence on 2 July 2011 and will operate twice a week on Tuesday and Saturday for the peak summer season.

bmibaby is the only airline to operate this route from Manchester Airport and fares will start from just £40.99 one way including taxes."


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Sunday, 9 January 2011

Limoges airport update

This update just come in from Limoges airport...............

2010 has seen more than 340.000 passengers travelling to/from Limoges international airport; flights to England have enjoyed a great success while charter fights as well as business flights have increased their activity by nearly 20%. 
With low fares beginning at just 59€ for a one-way trip (inclusive of taxes), the flight to Paris-Orly, now operated by Airlinair, has created its own slot in the market. 

2010 was also a year where renovation work was undertaken in the bar/newsagents area; Now there is a shop for both newspapers and cigarettes which is separated from the bar by a counter where one can purchase various kinds of sandwiches and snacks. 
During the first 3 months of 2011 redevelopment work will begin in the bar itself, in order to make it more spacious and more comfortable for our customers. 

Beginning Spring 2011, the historical routes to London, Liverpool, East Midlands and Southampton will be maintained; the route to Leeds will also operate from April to October and the one to Newcastle will operate every Saturday, from May to September. 

For the coming year, Limoges International airport will also carry on working to improve its Quality, Security, Safety and Environmental certifications, with the aim of retaining its clients’ confidence. 



Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Beziers airport reports record numbers for 2010

Passenger numbers at Beziers airport broke new records last year and further development this year will herald continuing growth. 

130,374 passengers used Beziers Cap d’Agde airport last year. This level is the third year running of strong growth (+49% in 2010). 

Several reasons: 
- A successful partnership with Ryanair, which has led to the opening of 5 lines in 4 years: 
Bristol and London (2008), 
Düsseldorf (2009), 
Stockholm (2010), 
Oslo (2011). 

And also next year will see continuing growth with the FlyBe - Beziers to Southampton flight with links through out the UK and to Dublin 

Daniel Galy, Chairman of the Airport said: "The platform is now clearly positioned as a regional operator in its own right, installed on a niche market" low cost "carrier for traffic and for economic activity our territory." 

The area has had more than 30 million euros in economic benefits 
Development will continue in 2011 with the opening of a fifth link Oslo with Ryanair and the arrival of a new 2nd and Flybe launch that first line from / to Southampton next May. 

2011 traffic forecast is around 160 000 passengers. 

Many thanks to Robin Hicks at WOW for this info.



Sunday, 2 January 2011

New flights from Lyon to the UK

Lucy Hollister from the AA has just emailed with some new info regarding flights from the UK to Lyon.

Lucy says,............."For info Low cost flights (Easyjet) now depart from Terminal 3 at Lyon Airport."

These easyJet routes are;

  • Lyon to Bristol
  • Lyon to Stansted
  • Lyon to Gatwick
  • Lyon to Edinburgh
Many thanks Lucy for this helpful info.