A new route will be launched by British Airways from Southampton Airport this winter.

Set against the spectacular natural backdrop of the French Alps, Chambéry combines a colourful cultural scene with easy access to some of Europe’s most famous mountain resorts.

Passengers will be able enjoy some fantastic ski trips when the seasonal service starts mid-December.

Steve Szalay, Operations Director at Southampton Airport, said: “It is great to see British Airways add the Chambéry route to Southampton Airport.

“With the successful rollout of vaccinations across Europe there will be high demand for ski trips for our passengers.

In December British Airways announced 11 European 2021 summer routes from Southampton including popular holiday destinations in Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, France and Germany.

BA CityFlyer this summer will fly from Southampton to Alicante, Malaga, Florence, Faro, Mykonos, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Bergerac Dordogne Périgord, Limoges–Bellegarde, Nice Côte d’Azur, Edinburgh and Berlin.