Air Moldova initiated operations between Chisinau and Nice on 26 April, a route it will operate twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) using its fleet of A319s. No other carrier presently links the two cities with non-stop flights.
- Air Moldova has made Nice (NCE) its second destination in France after Paris Beauvais. On 26 April, the carrier launched a twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) route to the French Riviera gateway from Chisinau (KIV). Flown using A319s, no other operator serves the airport pair with non-stop flights. In 2018, an estimated 5,600 passengers flew indirectly between Chisinau and Nice. OAG Traffic Analyser shows that the demand between the two destinations in 2017 was 4,500 two-way indirect passengers, suggesting that demand for flights between the two cities increased by 25% last year.