Bournemouth Airport releases its 2021/22 flight schedule

BOURNEMOUTH Airport has announced its 2021/22 schedule – which includes flights to 29 destinations in 13 countries.

Holidaymakers longing to escape to the sun have a choice of destinations on their doorstep this year, including the Greek Islands, Cyprus, Spain, Malta and Turkey.

Then, over the winter, flights will leave Bournemouth for Lapland and the spectacle of the Northern Lights.

Passengers will also be able to jet to the winter sun at a handful of year-round destinations.

Looking ahead to 2022, passengers will be able to fly direct from Bournemouth Airport to Barbados to catch the Caribbean fly cruise, along with Crete, Dublin, Ibiza, Gran Canaria and Dalaman.

Steve Gill, managing director of Bournemouth Airport, said: “We’re delighted to be publishing the latest edition of FLY Bournemouth with a host of ideas and inspiration for discovering the world from Bournemouth Airport.

"Whether it’s a fly-cruise, short break, summer sun, winter escapes or business links, our fantastic choice of direct flights heralds a welcome return to air travel, all with the ease and convenience of flying from your local airport.”

The launch follows a surge of interest and bookings for 2021 and 2022 holidays, fuelled by the government's recent roadmap out of lockdown announcement.

Countries reached directly from Bournemouth Airport in 2021/22 include Barbados, Cyprus (Paphos), Greece (Corfu, Crete, Kefalonia, Rhodes, Zante), Italy (Bergamo), Ireland (Dublin), Lapland (Enontekio, Pajala, Ivalo), Malta, Norway, Poland (Krakow), Portugal (Faro), Spain (Alicante, Girona, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Malaga, Majorca, Murcia, Tenerife), Turkey (Antalya, Dalaman), and Switzerland (Geneva).

Antalya in Turkey is available from May 2021, with Malta available from July 2021.