VOLOTEA LAUNCHES 40 NEW DOMESTIC ROUTES THIS SUMMER

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20/05/2020 News

Volotea boosts its network by offering a total of 40 new domestic routes in Italy, France, Spain and Greece

 

The airline reinforces and densifies the connections between the continent and the islands in its main markets

 

Volotea announced the resumption of its operations on June 16th  with the Airbus shuttle

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Volotea, May 20th, 2020: Volotea, the airline of mid and small-sized European cities, is launching today 40 new routes in all the countries where it is based. In Italy, France, Spain and Greece, Volotea is now offering new domestic flights with 15 exclusive connections. The aim is to provide more domestic possibilities for this summer, and to facilitate journeys between mainland and the islands. The airline has also advertised the resumption of flights for June 16th, with the operation of the Airbus shuttle between Toulouse and Hamburg.

 

Volotea unveiled today an extended network for 2020 with a total of 40 new routes across its markets. In Italy, France, Spain and Greece, the airline is launching a new offer to boost domestic flights, strengthening connections between the continent and islands and increasing travelers’ choices for local summer holidays. 15 new routes will be launched in France, another 15 in Spain, 8 in Italy and 2 in Greece. From the 40 new routes offered, a total of 15 are exclusive. The airline will also fly to 4 new airports previously unserved by the airline: Beauvais in France, Santiago de Compostela and Granada in Spain and Bologna in Italy.

 

All the detailed information and booking options are available today at Volotea’s website.

 

“We are very excited to share the good news of many additional domestic routes launched today. Now that flying protocols are becoming clearer, and that clients will regain the confidence in safe and healthy travel for this summer, we know most of our clients will want to travel more, especially in domestic markets. Therefore, we’ve adapted our network by strongly strengthening all of our domestic connections in Spain, France, Italy and Greece.” Said Carlos Muñoz, Founder and CEO of Volotea

 

France: In France, Volotea offers a total of 15 new routes, among which 5 are exclusive. All the new routes are connecting to holiday destinations in France. Volotea now links almost all of its cities in the Hexagon with Corsica. The airline will also include Beauvais among its new airports for 2020.

 

Italy: In Italy, Volotea launches 8 new routes, among which 5 are exclusive, allowing the airline to multiply connections between Sicily, Sardinia and mainland Italy. The airline will also count Bologna among its new airports for 2020.

 

Spain: In Spain, Volotea reinforces its presence by offering 15 new routes, among which 5 are exclusive. The airline is boosting connections with the Balearic and Canary Islands. With these new routes, Volotea doubles its routes offer in Spain and will fly to two new airports: Santiago de Compostela and Granada. Volotea will double its presence with a second aircraft at its Asturias and Bilbao bases.

 

Greece: In Greece, Volotea launches two new routes, connecting Athens to Corfu, and Santorini to Thessaloniki. At the same time, the airline will densify the frequency of its flights between mainland and islands.

 

ABOUT VOLOTEA(PRE COVID-19 FIGURES)

 

Volotea is one of the fastest-growing independent airlines in Europe, increasing year-on-year its fleet, routes served and seats offered. Since 2012, Volotea has carried more than 25 million passengers across Europe. The airline expects between 8.5 and 9.0 million passengers in 2020. 

 

For 2020, Volotea is adding six aircraft Airbus 319s and 62 new routes to offer a line-up of 354 short-haul city-pairs among 96 medium and small-sized airports in 15 countries at very competitive prices.

 

Volotea operates its network with 39 aircraft, 25 Airbus A319s and 14 Boeing 717s, based in 16 European mid-sized capitals: Venice, Nantes, Bordeaux, Palermo, Strasbourg, Asturias, Verona, Toulouse, Genoa, Bilbao, Marseille, Athens, Cagliari, Lyon, Naples and Hamburg.

 

The Hamburg base has been opened to operate a shuttle service for Airbus, and was recently inaugurated. The bases in Lyon and Naples will be opened in 2020.

 

To enable its growth, Volotea has opened recruitment processes to cover over 200 employment positions in France, Italy, Spain, Greece and Germany. In 2020 Volotea will count with 1,500 employees.

 

More info at www.volotea.com

 

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