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Pack your Bags: Nice Airport reopens Flights to over 100 Destinations

Now that the weather is starting to get warmer, people can start planning their spring and summer getaways. Nice Côte d’Azur Airport recently announced that they will be offering an extensive network of destinations, close to what was offered before the pandemic, starting on Sunday 27 March.

Terminal 1 at Nice’s airport will soon be reopening its doors, with the best sanitary conditions in place. The airport will be offering 106 flights from 52 airlines (18 in France and 89 international flights, including 8 long-haul flights) to 41 different countries. This number is close to the number of pre-pandemic flights: Nice Côte d’Azur Airport offered a network of 121 destinations to 44 countries in the summer of 2019.

More direct flights available

Many passengers have been eagerly awaiting long-haul flights, which will finally be making a comeback with eight direct connections. Air Canada and Air Transat will connect Nice to Montreal.

Delta Airlines will offer a daily flight to New York JFK, while La Compagnie and United Airlines will connect Nice to Newark daily. In addition, Gulf Air will operate at Nice for the first time and will open a route to Bahrain.

Kuwait Airways will fly to Kuwait, with a stop at Rome Fiumicino, and Emirates will fly directly to Dubai.

Nice Côte d’Azur will maintain its position as the second airport in France to offer long-haul seats, with 380,000 seats offered.

The new additions which will soon be available at the airport signify a recovery from the pandemic, as well as the ongoing appeal of the Côte d’Azur region.

Five airlines will operate at Nice for the first time: Condor, to Düsseldorf and Frankfurt, Icelandair, to Reykjavik, Fly One, to Chisinau, United Airlines, which is adding a third long-haul flight to New York and Gulf Air.

Seven new destinations will also be added to the airport’s list: Bahrain, Heraklion, Cluj, Reykjavik, Southampton, Tirana and Valencia.

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