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On Friday 1st June, Volotea, the airline linking regional capitals, announced 2 further destinations: Lille and Strasbourg leaving from Bordeaux.
The company, whose first flight was on 25 April from Bordeaux to Venice Marco Polo, announced that more than 200,000 tickets had been sold since sales opened on 1st March.
From 4 June, flights will be on sale in travel agencies as well as over the Internet.
"We now offer people from Bordeaux and the whole of Aquitaine numerous flights to the French and European regional capitals, without connecting flights and at low cost", emphasised Carlos Muñoz, delegate
advisor at Volotea. “We can now announce the opening of two new destinations from Bordeaux:
Lille: 3 weekly flights from October, then 4 starting on 29 October.
Strasbourg: 5 weekly flights from October.
To date, Volotea offers 9 destinations including 5 domestic flights (Lille, Strasbourg, Ajaccio, Bastia et Toulon) and 4 in Europe (Venice, Malaga, Palermo and Ibiza).
» Volotea in brief
Volotea, the airline of European regional capitals, offers low-cost direct flights without any stopovers
between the European capitals and regional cities. An airline company incorporated under Spanish law, Volotea was set up by Carlos Muñoz, delegate advisor, and Lázaro Ros, Managing Director, who previously founded Vueling Airlines, now Europe’s third-biggest low-cost airline in volume of passengers.
Volotea Airlines now offers more than 50 European destinations. The very first flight was on 5 April 2012, from Marco Polo Airport in Venice where the company opened its first operating base, followed on 1st June by its first
French base in Nantes. The Volotea fleet comprises exclusively 125-seater Boeing 717 planes. - volotea.com
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