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France – international Flights to Nice airport at the beginning of July

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Good news for the Swiss who want to go on the Côte d’azur this summer. Nice airport will re-open its terminal 2 in full on the 1st of July.

An aerial view of the airport of Nice.

AFP

The airport of Nice Côte d’azur (south-east), the most important in France after those of Paris, will reopen its terminal 2 in full on the 1st of July on the bottom of restarts expected traffic, which is essential to the tourist economy of the region after the outbreak of coronavirus.

The terminal 2 which will cover all flights, with the Q1 remaining closed, “will offer during the month of July, a program that allows to connect the Riviera to all French territory, the big cities of europe, in the Maghreb and in Israel,” said the airport in a press release. In total, 62 international routes will be ensured.

Terminal 1 will re-open “during the first quarter of 2021 depending on the evolution of the traffic,” said the airport, which has lost to this summer its direct link Nice-Beijing, us airlines Delta and United Airlines to serve New York city and the links with Norway after the bankruptcy of a company. With sub-contractors, 8000 employees who have suffered from the drop in traffic, almost to zero during the confinement.

The tourism professionals of the Côte d’azur feel they have lost 1.3 billion euros from march to June, according to the regional committee which is active in order to develop the region, dependent to 40% of its foreign visitors, and including hotels, museums, entertainment, parks, re-open one after the other.

Emblematic of Promenade des Anglais, the hotel Negresco saves these days a recovery in bookings bode well: the calls come from France, but also Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, and Italy. An offer almost half-price is proposed to the inhabitants of the department.

(AFP/NXP)

Published today at 10: 02

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