Volotea Bremen

Volotea opened its new base in Brest on Thursday 18 April by stationing an A320 aircraft in the city in the west of France and launching the first of eight new routes. 18 April: Faro (2-weekly) 18 April: Menorca (2-weekly) 18 April: Rome FCO (2-weekly) 19 April: Olbia (2-weekly) 19 April: Palermo (2-weekly) 20 April: Athens FCO (2-weekly) 20 April: Barcelona (2-weekly) 20 April: Malaga (2-weekly) The LCC does […]

April 25, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Volotea 60 million passengers

The first commercial flight of Spanish-headquartered Volotea was in April 2012. It has grown considerably in the subsequent 12 years, with its 60 millionth passenger carried in 2024. It continues to focus on thin, mainly unserved leisure destinations. According to Planespotters.net, it has 43 aircraft: 23 A320ceos and 20 A319s. They average 17 years. Like […]

Brest Chalair

Located in Brittany in the far northwest of France, Brest’s recovery continues. Brest welcomed 801,000 passengers in 2022, over a third lower than in 2019, its record year to date. Analysis of Brest’s passenger statistics reveals that this was primarily because of the domestic market, which was down by an estimated 293,000 passengers (-28%) versus […]

March 14, 2023 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

TZL first flight

Ryanair has started flying to two new airports that have never been served by the ULCC before. It has launched flights to Rovaniemi in northern Finland, ‘Lapland Rovaniemi’ in Ryanair speak, while Tuzla in Bosnia & Herzegovina also welcomed Ryanair service for the first time. The start of the winter season also saw the carrier […]