Inaugural flight celebration at Stansted to mark new Corsica flight service

28 May 2012 - Corsican Places - Press Office

Corsican Places celebrated the start of its new flight service to Figari in southern Corsica at Stansted Airport yesterday by giving away a £250 holiday voucher to its first passenger to check-in.
The new flight is the second charter to be offered by Corsican Places from Stansted with the prestigious airline Titan Airways, following the success of its Calvi (North West Corsica) service, now in its third year.

Greeted by the tour operator’s marketing executive Louise Thomas a delighted Mrs Jean Cass of Reed in Royston, (Hertfordshire) was the lucky passenger to receive the prize along with a further £50 airport shopping voucher provided by BAA Stansted’s Airline Route and Marketing Manager, Paul Haynes,

Commenting on her rewards, Mrs Jean Cass said:
“I am absolutely delighted to receive my holiday and airport shopping vouchers which has made my day and a fantastic start to my holiday. Corsica is a beautiful island and I am thrilled that I can now fly direct to Figari saving so much time and stress.”

Travelling on board a Boeing 737-300 aircraft, passengers are offered a high standard of comfort and service, including an increased baggage allowance of 23kgs, pre-allocated seating available free of charge, comfortable leather seating with a generous 32” seat pitch and Sunday afternoon departures up until September 23rd.

London Stansted, Airline Route and Marketing Manager Paul Haynes said:
“Corsica is an extremely popular connection and I’m thrilled to join celebrations today marking the launch of new direct services to Figari, which gives us connections to both the north and south of the island in time for the busy summer period.  It’s always exciting to be part of new route launches and I’d like to wish Corsican Places and Titan Airways every success with their Figari flights and look forward to supporting the development of this new Stansted connection.”   

Corsican Places has 25 years’ experience in providing holidays, and with over 140 accommodation options its handpicked collection includes a wide choice of villas, apartments, résidences and hotels with 22 new additions for 2012.

Sample package: Corsican Places is offering seven night holidays from £439 per person based on Les Lavandes, a 2 bedroom apartment with shared pool located on the stunning Valinco coastline and providing a perfect base for exploring the southern part of the island. This price is based on four sharing and includes return Stansted to Figari flight, car hire and welcome pack.

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