Volotea has celebrated its fifth anniversary on April 5th 2017. In September, Volotea has reached 14 millionth passengers carried since its first flight in 2012. Volotea expects to carry more than 4.7 million passengers this year.
Volotea operates more than 44,000 flights from nine bases in 2017: Venice, Nantes, Bordeaux, Palermo, Strasbourg, Asturias, Verona, Toulouse and Genoa, in which it leads on number of destinations (except in Toulouse). Volotea headcount is 875 employees this year after adding 150 new positions to capitalize its growth in activity.
In 2018, Volotea will open 58 new routes to serve a lineup of 293 routes, operating flights to 78 mid and small-sized European cities in 13 countries: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Greece, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Albania, Portugal, Malta, Austria, Ireland and Luxembourg. For 2018, a tenth base in Marseille has just been announced. Volotea will also create another 250 jobs next year.
Volotea will operate its network with 32 aircraft next year, between Boeing 717s and Airbus A319s. Both models are recognized for their comfort and reliability, with Volotea offering reclining seats which are 5% wider than the average in airlines.
The Airbus A319 is the aircraft model selected for its future growth and will allow the company to increase its passenger capacity by 20% to 150 seats and to serve longer routes.
The airline has been selected by TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2017 as the best airline based in France, Italy and Spain in the “Europe Regional and Low Cost” category.
Volotea, the airline of European mid and small-sized cities, offers direct flights at very competitive prices. Since its creation in April 2012, Volotea has carried more than fourteen million passengers across Europe and expects to transport more than 4.7 million in 2017.
In 2018 Volotea will operates 293 routes among 78 medium and small-sized cities in 13 countries: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Greece, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Albania, Portugal, Malta, Austria, Ireland and Luxembourg.
Volotea will operate its network with 32 aircraft in 2018. Its fleet includes Boeing 717s and Airbus A319s.