After London announced this summer, 2 new destinations are now enriching the existing offer of Volotea in Strasbourg : Málaga And Calvi. The airline says five other destinations will be announced in the coming weeks.
Volotea today presented its results for the year, its ambitions and its new developments for the coming year at Strasbourg Airport. After connecting Strasbourg with several European capitals, London, Rome And Barcelona in 2023, it will offer a total of 29 destinations from the capital of the Grand Est Region in 2024, including 2 new routes available from April:
- towards Calviin Corsica, from June 1 with 7,000 seats available and connections every Saturday.
- Málaga with 2 flights per week on Tuesdays and Saturdays thanks to 22,000 seats available for the entire season starting from April 20, 2024.
These new features, already available on the Volotea website, strengthen the company’s network and particularly illustrate its development in the region and its openness to international. In 2024, the city Alsatian will be connected to 8 countries (Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, United Kingdomamong others).
Present in Strasbourg since the start of its operations in 2012 and with good performances this year, the airline plans the highest capacity in its history with 1 million seats and around 6,000 flights. Volotea is the first airline of Strasbourg Airport in terms of network. To support its growth, the company will rely in particular on an additional aircraft Airbus A320 paving the way for local recruitment opportunities and highlighting the company’s desire to contribute to the economic and social development of the region.
The year 2023 was marked by significant growth for Volotea at Strasbourg Airport with 745,000 seats on offer, offering increased flexibility to passengers who were able to benefit from a range of 22 destinations (a dramatic increase in 41% compared to 2019 and almost 10% compared to 2022). With an average occupancy rate of 94% over the last 5 years, the airline “once again demonstrates the confidence of passengers for its services and the growing demand for travelers to escape”she indicates in her press release. “We welcome Volotea’s decision to accelerate its development at Strasbourg Airport by basing a second aircraft”commented Renaud PaubelleChairman of the Management Board of Strasbourg Airport. “With the launch of the London destination in November and the significant strengthening of the Volotea flight program planned for 2024 and enabled by the second based aircraft, these are all opportunities additional to be entered, in the coming weeks, from Strasbourg, on domestic, European and international flights. »
“Determined to continue our role as an important economic player in the region, this new aircraft which will strengthen our fleet will be synonymous with the creation of thirty jobs. We would also like to thank all stakeholders for their collaboration and trust for more than eleven years, which has allowed us to continue writing our history in Strasbourg.”emphasizes for his part Carlos Munozfounder and CEO of Volotea.