Corsican Places is to launch the UK’s only flight service into Calvi Airport with the announcement of its new weekly charter with the airline Titan Airways. Operating out of London Stansted airport, the new flight will allow short transfer times to visitors in and around Calvi and La Balagne region of north west Corsica, as well easy access to the island’s popular resort of St Florent.
The tour operator is offering convenient Sunday morning departures from May 16th to September 26th (2010) on board a Boeing 737-300 aircraft, which offers comfortable leather seating and a generous seat pitch of 32 inches. Pre-allocated seating together will be available free of charge and customers will have an increased passenger baggage allowance of 23 kgs per person.
Corsican Places commercial manager Paul Kenny comments:
“We are delighted to operate the UK’s only Calvi flight with the prestigious charter airline Titan Airways, whose high quality product matches our customer requirements which include comfortable flying and favourable flight times. Having a flight service into Calvi will benefit them immensely, with just a 10 minute drive from the airport to the picturesque port, as well a short distance from the best of La Balagne where we have a great choice of accommodation, including our exclusive collection of “Premium Villas”.
Corsican Places has provided visitors with holidays and flights to the island for over 23 years and is established as the UK market leader offering the widest range of accommodation. The tour operator features over 120 property choices and its handpicked collection includes villas, résidences, apartments and hotels.
Sample package: Corsican Places is offering seven night holidays from £349 per person based on self-catering accommodation at A Chjova, a cosy two-bedroom apartment in the heart of the picturesque harbourside town - just 400 metres from Calvi’s silver sand beach and 7kms from the airport. This price is based on four sharing and includes return flights from London Stansted - Calvi, transfers and taxes.
Additional flight options with low cost airlines are available into Corsica’s Bastia, Ajaccio and Figari airports from Gatwick, Bristol and Manchester airports through Corsican Places. The tour operator also offers accommodation only bookings.