Voloteathe airline of European regional capitals, offered this summer (from June to August) nearly 450,000 seats (+16% compared to 2019) through more than 2,700 flights from/to Corsicaand recorded a 95% fill rate of its capacity.
To AjaccioVolotea offered more than 177,000 seats this summer with a seat occupancy rate of 96% in the 9 destinations it offers (Bordeaux, Brest, Caen Lille, Lyon, Montpellier, Nantes, Strasbourg and Toulouse).
More generally, since the start of 2023, more than 337,000 seats have been offered to and from Ajaccio and 2.9 million passengers transported since its beginnings in 2012.
In Bastia, the company offered this summer with nearly 128,000 seats offered for an average seat occupancy rate of 95% on the 9 routes it offers (Bordeaux, Brest, Caen, Lille, Lyon, Montpellier, Nantes, Strasbourg and Toulouse). This year, Bastia benefited from more than 258,000 seats available on the company and since 2012, Volotea has transported more than 2 million passengers.
In Figari, Volotea offered nearly 122,000 seats this summer with a seat occupancy rate of 95% on all 8 routes offered (Bordeaux, Brest, Caen, Lille, Lyon, Nantes, Strasbourg and Toulouse). Since the start of 2023, there have been more than 237,000 seats to and from Figari where it has been present since 2014, with nearly 1.3 million passengers transported since that date.
In Calvi, over the period June to August, Volote offered nearly 21,000 seats with a occupancy rate of 91% across all of its 3 destinations (Bordeaux, Lille and Nantes). Present since 2014, it has already transported more than 77,000 passengers.
In 2011, the French network in Corsica (excluding Paris and Marseille) was practically non-existent with less than 100,000 seats available per year. Today, Corsica is served by 1.3 million seats each year, almost 1 million of which are offered by Volotea. Today, on the strength of its good performance in Corsica, it plans to soon open its first base on the Isle of Beauty and is a candidate for the public service delegation (DSP).
“We are delighted with the good performance of our summer activity in Corsica and I thank the Volotea teams for their commitment and their sense of customer service. These results demonstrate our commitment to the social and economic growth of the island, and our desire to play a role in the creation of local jobs. We have considerably improved the connectivity of Corsica, through 29 routes, including 16 exclusive, by offering quality service and good operational performance. Our candidacy for the DSP is a new step in our commitment to Corsica. We offer an offer that is both competitive and attractive, which will allow us to meet the needs of islanders.“, underlines Carlos Muñoz, CEO and founder of the Spanish airline.