Bordeaux Airport announces summer schedule: 13 new routes, 89 destinations
Bordeaux Airport has announced its summer 2022 schedule, with 123 direct routes operated by 24 airlines, including 13 new routes, and 89 destinations.
Volotea is adding Florence and Athens to its network from Bordeaux, while Ryanair has announced a summer schedule with 42 direct routes, 11 of which are new: Zadar, Malta, Trapani, Santiago de Compostela, Alghero, Barcelona, Birmingham, Brindisi (Puglia), Pisa, Madrid, and Rome. Ryanair ranks top for number of destinations available this summer from Bordeaux.
“We are delighted to be reconnecting the region with the world, thanks to a comprehensive, diverse flight schedule,” said Simon Dreschel, CEO Bordeaux Airport. “All the airlines partnering the airport still believe in the appeal of Bordeaux and indeed the entire region. Symbolising this recovery, Hall B will open on Sunday 27 March to launch the season, followed by the billi terminal once the season peaks. Airport staff will be pulling out all the stops to ensure the comfort and health safety of all passengers.”
67 European destinations
The summer route network includes 67 European destinations. From the Canary islands (Tenerife, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura) to the Balearics (Ibiza, Mallorca and Minorca) and Greece (Corfu, Crete, Mykonos, Rhodes and Santorini), more flights are available to the most popular tourist destinations this summer.
The schedule features 17 Italian destinations on direct routes out of Bordeaux. For an all-authentic summer programme: Bari, Brindisi, Naples, Catania, Palermo, Trapani, Cagliari, Olbia and Alghero.
Elsewhere in Europe there are routes to cities in Norway, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Ireland, the UK, and the Czech Republic etc.
7 direct routes to North Africa
There are five direct routes between Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Morocco: Agadir, Casablanca, Fez, Marrakesh and Tangiers. The country reopened its borders in February and simplified its health requirements (passengers must show a PCR test performed in the past 48 hours). There will also be direct flights to and from Algeria and Tunisia via Algiers and Tunis.
1 long-haul route to Canada
Operating from Bordeaux Airport since 2010, Air Transat is resuming its direct route to Montreal in May.
The return of network airlines
This new season heralds recovery, especially with the return of network airlines, as significant players in international travel:
- Starting in late March, Turkish Airlineswill resume its five weekly flights to the new international airport in Istanbul.
- British Airwaysis reopening its route to London Gatwick.
- Lufthansa (Brussels Airlines, Swissand Lufthansa) is stepping up flights out of Bordeaux by doubling the number of seats for the season compared to 2021.