Inaugural flight celebration at Manchester Airport to mark new Corsica flight


Corsican Places celebrated the start of its new Manchester flight service to Figari in Southern Corsica at Manchester Airport on Sunday (13th July). The new route with Flybe adds to the tour operator’s charter programme which also includes a Manchester flight service into Calvi in the north of the island with the airline. To mark the launch of its new service, Coriscan Places’ gave away a 250 holiday voucher to the first passengers to check-in with Manchester Airport throwing in a 50 World Duty Free voucher for the couple to treat themselves.

Sunday morning departures are offered up until 21st September aboard the 76 seater aircraft. Complimentary pre-allocated seating, with a generous 30” seat pitch is available on board as well as a snack and bar service (on supplement).

Corsican Places’ Maxine Moylette commented:
“We are thrilled to expand our routes into Corsica from Manchester. Our Manchester to Calvi route, which is now in its 5th year of operation has been popular and to now offer our customers, within the region, easy access to both the north and the south of the island is a welcome development.”

Manchester Airports Group Aviation Commercial Director, Stephen Turner said: “It’s fantastic that Corsican Places have added a new flight to Figari to their offerings from Manchester Airport, giving passengers even more choice for their holidays from Manchester. Our passengers can now choose from over 200 destinations and those wishing to visit sunny Corsica can now access north or south with Corsican Places.”

Corsican Places has 27 years’ experience in providing holidays to the island and offers visitors the widest selection of holiday accommodation available to the UK market. Its 2014 collection features more than 160 properties which range from intimate beach side apartments and family friendly residences, to deluxe hotels and luxury villas with pools - including a “Premium” selection for discerning guests which includes villas in magnificent locations with breath-taking views.

Walking holidays and touring holidays exploring some of the most beautiful areas of the island are also available through Corsican Places along with twin centre holidays combining Sardinia through sister company Sardinian Places.

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Corsican Places is a trade name of Serenity Holidays Ltd, a fully bonded operator under ATOL 1866 and a member of ABTA, AITO and IATA. Visit

Published on: 29/07/2014 14:08:23