Articles Tagged ‘Volotea’
As European airlines look to rebuild their networks and stimulate traffic, anna.aero looks at the largest markets in Northern Europe which were underserved by pan-European based low-cost airlines from the south of the continent pre-pandemic, with leisure being the market that is expected to rebound the quickest.
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.
Ryanair has a new top route this winter. In fact, ALL of its top-10 routes are now in Italy, with the ULCC’s filed domestic Italy seats up by 140% a week.
What has been happening in Italy’s domestic market and why is it performing much better than others despite coronavirus? Enzo Zangrilli, owner of 1Aviation and former Commercial Director at Trieste Airports, looks into it.
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.