Articles Tagged ‘717’

Volotea's A319s have 11% lower breakeven fare than B717s, RDC shows

Volotea’s A319s have 11% lower breakeven fare than B717s, RDC shows

As Volotea has now retired its B717s, we analyse the economic performance of its A319s – now the airline’s only type – on what was the B717’s number-one route.

Volotea operating almost 150 routes this summer as capacity grows 30%; Athens is biggest of 14 new airports added to network in last year.

Volotea operating almost 150 routes this summer as capacity grows 30%; Athens is biggest of 14 new airports added to network in last year.

Europe’s equivalent of Allegiant Air likes to keep a low industry profile. But we reveal the airline’s busiest airports and routes this summer, and which new airports have been added to the airline’s all-717 operated network.

Volotea out to shake-up Venice market starting in April; plans to be #1 at Marco Polo by end of summer

Volotea out to shake-up Venice market starting in April; plans to be #1 at Marco Polo by end of summer

Volotea is the name of a new Spanish-based start-up airline whose first operational base will be Venice Marco Polo airport in Italy. Using 717s it plans to grow quickly but which routes has it announced so far and what competition will it face in the region?