TopFlight Launch School Ski Program at City of Derry Airport

The school ski program will take off in January 2024

City of Derry Airport have announced the introduction of a school ski program set to launch in January 2024.

TopFlight for Schools launched the school program recently with over 35 school representatives invited to take a tour of the airport.

School from Londonderry, Omagh, Enniskillen, Limavady and Donegal were represented at the evening, with the school program set to reduce travel time and costs for ski trips in these areas by travelling from the local airport.

With the program set to launch in January 2024, flights will operate from City of Derry Airport between January and March, taking the groups to Verona where they will experience the ultimate ski trip hosted by TopFlight.

Speaking on the recent announcement, Steve Frazer, Managing Director City of Derry said:

“We are delighted to announce this partnership with Topflight, an award-winning expert for school ski trips.

“Extending the use of City of Derry Airport to provide local, convenient, and personalised services for our schools and colleges is very exciting for the whole team at CODA. We look forward to welcoming the students, teachers & the parents dropping off, all of whom will be guaranteed excellence in customer service and a relaxing airport experience”

Marco Piccoli, Managing Director for Topflight for Schools, said:

“We are delighted to add direct flights from CoDA to Verona to our Topflight Ski for Schools programme for 2024. Having grown up in the Scottish Highlands, I can vouch for the wonderful convenience of a direct flight from your closest airport!

“We have many groups travelling from the surrounding areas and it is fantastic that we now have this wonderful option available. We also hope that it will encourage new schools to try the wonderful world of school ski trips and experience the joy they bring.

“Thanks to all our loyal clients for your custom and support and thank you to everyone one at CoDA for your ongoing help and support”.

For further information regarding the School Ski Program, contact City of Derry at or contact TopFlight directly at