France adds four new routes from Lyon and Nantes

Toasting the start of France’s new route from Lyon to Porto are the Portuguese airport’s marketing team (from right to left): Álvaro Leite, Marketing Manager; Márcia Canêdo, Marketing Analyst Executive; and Paula Barbosa, Marketing Communication Executive. New route cake was also on offer to the first passengers.

Malta Airport new route cake

Malta Airport also offered a new route cake for the LCC, which began weekly services from Nantes on 22 April.

  • France, has begun four new routes during the last week from two different airports in France to three different destinations in Greece, Malta and Portugal. As a result of these inaugural flights the airline now operates eight scheduled routes from Lyon and 12 from Nantes. Of the four new routes, the longest sector is the Nantes (NTE) to Athens (ATH) route — at 2,321 kilometres — with the shortest being the Lyon (LYS) service to Porto (OPO) — at 1,217 kilometres.
Launch Date Origin Destination Aircraft Type (WF) Competition
22 April Nantes (NTE) Malta (MLA) B738 (1)
26 April Lyon (LYS) Athens (ATH) B738 (2) Aegean Airlines (2)
Nantes (NTE) Aegean Airlines (1)
27 April Lyon (LYS) Porto (OPO) easyJet (6)
Source: Innovata / Diio Mi for w/c 29 April 2014.                    WF = weekly frequency.

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