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Family Ski News | September 18, 2021

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Handy travel tips after mother and son removed from United Airlines flight

June 1, 2015 |

Do you dread travelling with your little ones?

Imagine how Sarah Blackwood, lead singer of Walk off the Earth must have felt yesterday, when United Airlines ejected her off a flight from San Fransisco to Vancouver, allegedly because her … Read More

Co-pilot intentionally crashed Germanwings aircraft

March 26, 2015 |

Breaking news: These are the main points of the press conference held just now by the Marseille public prosecutor, Brice Robin, following the tragic crash on Tuesday 24 March of Germanwings Airbus A320

Flight 4U952 from Barcelona was destined for Duesseldorf … Read More

How to avoid the half-term ski crowds

February 12, 2015 |

If you’re heading out to the slopes this weekend for your half-term family ski holiday, along with crowds of other families, you’re sure to have a brilliant week as the snow’s plentiful and in fantastic condition at the moment.  However … Read More

Verona airport as a ski hub

January 29, 2015 |

When I recently heard, she was was flying into Verona for a ski trip, I was somewhat surprised.  Think Verona, think summer holidays, Romeo & Juliet; the opera, sunny restaurant terraces on Lake Garda and daytrips to Vicenza, Padua, Mantua, even Venice … Read More

Swiss train derails on the Albula line

August 13, 2014 |

A Swiss train was derailed by a mudslide today. 

Our editor was on another train due to pass along the very same track just a few minutes later!  


Of the 140 passengers on the regional train, … Read More

Ski Train tickets now on sale

July 31, 2014 |

Eurostar is opening ticket sales for its popular Ski Train this morning – Thursday 31 July – for trains to the French Alps.  You’ll need to set your alarm early and have your laptop fired up ready if you’re hoping … Read More

Sharp increase in parent fines for termtime holidays

March 16, 2014 |

The number of parents being fined for taking their children out of school for a family holiday has risen dramatically in recent months.

According to a survey carried out by BBC One’s Breakfast programme, the number of fines issued has … Read More

How about a KAGGS trip to Courchevel?

February 8, 2014 |

Let’s face it…  sometimes you just need a short break from the kids!  FamilySkiNews reporter Briony Key is just back from a Ski Weekends “KAGGS” trip to Courchevel.  Here she reports on the rapidly-growing ski mini-break market AND finds ways … Read More

Crystal promotes benefits of ski holiday by rail

December 3, 2013 |

Crystal Ski is promoting the benefits of their ski holiday packages travelling by rail rather than flying. Here at FSN, we’re look at some of the ways Britain’s number one ski tour operator is making it appeal to their customers… … Read More

Travel delays… UGH!

October 17, 2013 |

There’s nothing worse than airport delays when you have family in tow and can’t simply take refuge and drown yourself in coffee in the business lounge.

That’s what passengers have found in the past few days, following EasyJet’s major Europe-wide … Read More