Volotea, the airline of European mid and small-sized cities, has carried more than 20 million passengers since its first flight in 2012 and more than 6.5 million in 2018.
In 2019, Volotea is opening 41 new routes to serve a lineup of 319 routes, operating flights to more than 80 mid and small-sized European cities in 13 countries: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Greece, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Malta, Austria, Ireland, Luxembourg and Morocco. The airline expects to carry more than 7.5 million passengers in 2019.
Volotea has currently twelve bases: Venice, Nantes, Bordeaux, Palermo, Strasbourg, Asturias, Verona, Toulouse, Genoa, Bilbao, Marseille and Athens. These last three have been inaugurated in 2018. Volotea will inaugurate a new base in Cagliari in 2019.
Volotea has employed over 1,000 people in summer 2018 capitalising in its activity growth. In 2019, 200 new positions will be created.
In 2019, Volotea operates its network with 34 aircraft, Boeing 717s and Airbus A319s. Both models are recognised for their comfort and reliability, with Volotea offering reclining seats which are 5% wider than the average in other airlines.
The Airbus A319 is the aircraft model selected for its future growth and will allow the company to increase its passenger capacity by 25% to 156 seats and to serve longer routes.
The airline was selected by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice 2017 as the best airline based in France, Italy and Spain in the “Europe Regional and Low Cost” category. Volotea achieves a 90% recommendation rate among its clients.