Beginning in December 2017, PowdAir will offer direct flights between Great Britain and Sion during the winter months. The goal is to transport the British winter sports enthusiasts quickly to the resorts in Zermatt, Verbier and Crans-Montana. Flights will take place from Thursday to Monday with departures from Southend, Southampton, Bournemouth, Bristol, Manchester and Edinburgh. Ticket prices range from 99 to 150 pounds and skis are transported at no charge. And for the locals: The residents in Valais can take an outing to the same British destinations. Why not?