Articles Tagged ‘Volotea’
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi takes off; Air Serbia becomes the third airline from Belgrade to the Oslo area; GOL launches Florianópolis – Brasília; and much more.
Volotea on 11 July began Bilbao – Castellón, the carrier’s tenth domestic route from Bilbao.
Wizz Air begins Abu Dhabi; American Airlines to start Seattle – Shanghai; Air Albania to be fifth airline from Tirana to London; and much, much more.
Volotea has inaugurated its sixth base in Italy: Naples. The airport is already the carrier’s second-largest in Italy, and has 17 routes this summer.
Volotea has begun its seventh route from Montpellier, with a twice-weekly service to Figari.
Volotea has put on sale 41 new routes, with all but one domestic. Almost all start in early July, and 66% will have direct competition.
Italy is crucial for Volotea & its largest country market; Olbia seats +38% YOY from 4 new routes that are bookable, including Bologna from Air Italy’s end.
Marseille added dozens of new routes in 2019, including to two Moscow airports. Ryanair’s new base in 2019 has resulted in fast seat and route growth.
We examine how IAG may leverage Air Europa in Madrid as a connector between South America and Europe.
41% of Volotea’s seats now have competition with easyJet, Vueling and Ryanair, up from 15% in 2015. Meanwhile, Volotea is becoming less seasonal.
Volotea focuses on unserved routes on a low-frequency basis. It has added 4.6 million seats since 2015, and now operates 322 routes using 36 aircraft.
Volotea initiates Cagliari-Palermo, Bilbao-Naples and Nice-Toulouse routes.