Press release: transavia.com expects 25% increase in flights to winter sports destinations
Next winter season, the largest low cost low fare airline company in the Netherlands is going to expand its number of flights to winter sports destinations from the Netherlands. transavia.com will increase the number of flights departing from home base Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as well as from regional airports Rotterdam The Hague Airport and Eindhoven Airport.
Flying to winter sports destinations is increasingly popular. We are expecting an increase of 25% in the number of passengers flying to their winter sports destination. Commerce and Statutory Director Willem Hondius: “An increasing number of people are discovering the advantages. Research shows customers think it is convenient and affordable. And you will not get stuck in traffic. We also fly from Eindhoven Airport and Rotterdam The Hague Airport, so you it will never take more than two or three hours to reach your destination.”
Substantial increase in flights
transavia.com has decided to fly from Rotterdam The Hague Airport and Eindhoven Airport as well as from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Salzburg en Innsbruck. Being able to fly every day of the week at different departure times, makes flying to your short winter sports break very convenient.
This winter, transavia.com will fly a no less than 33 times a week from the Netherlands to Innsbruck and Salzburg. New routes are Eindhoven-Salzburg (once a week) and Amsterdam-Salzburg (four times a week). transavia.com also flies to the winter sports destinations of Grenoble, Geneva and Friedrichshafen from Rotterdam Airport. In addition, transavia.com will fly several times a week to destinations in Finnish Lapland (Rovaniemi, Kuusamo and Ivalo).
All winter sports destinations
transavia.com will fly you to all major winter sports areas in Austria and France. Holidaying in well-known winter sports resorts like Sölden, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Ischgl, St Anton and Lech is easiest by flying to Innsbruck. For St Anton and Lech, you can also fly to Friedrichshafen, and fly to Salzburg to visit winter sports destinations like Flachau, Wagrain, Zell am See en Kaprun.
The airports of Geneva and Grenoble are convenient to go skiing in the popular ski resorts of Chamonix, les Trois Vallées, Lex Deux Alpes, Alpe d’Huez and Les Portes du Soleil. Geneva also has a good connection to Zermatt and Gstaad. For your convenience, transavia.com has a dedicated winter sports section on its website: www.transavia.com/wintersports. This website helps you find the airport or ski resort of your choice. Bookings can also be made through our call centre (0900 0737) or through travel agencies. In addition to your flight, transavia.com also offers inexpensive transfers and car rental. The winter season lasts from 16 December 2010 to 31 March 2011.
transavia.com provides competitively priced air transport (scheduled services and charters) from the Dutch home bases of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Rotterdam The Hague Airport and Eindhoven Airport and from other Dutch regional airports (charter flights only) to more than 90 destinations throughout Europe. Over 95% of our tickets are sold through our website. In addition, the transavia.com website offers flight and travel related services, like our seat reservation servoce, online hotel bookings, car rental and travel insurance. On board our flights, we sell a wide variety of food products as well as flight and travel items. transavia.com differentiates itself by positioning its range of services as ‘low cost, low fare, with individual service’. Last year, transavia.com carried a total of 5.2 million passengers. We also operate ad hoc flights and lease aircraft capacity to other airlines, with or without crew and technical support. transavia.com is 100% owned by Air France KLM Group and has a 60/40% joint collaboration with Air France for Transavia France.
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