transavia.com continues to grow and enforce her position in the citytrip market

Schiphol, 17 september 2013

Today, Tuesday 17 September 2013, transavia.com starts ticket sales for its summer service for 2014. The airline company is increasing its summer schedule capacity by 7% compared to last year – an increase of 225,000 seats. Most of these extra seats will be added to transavia.com’s new destinations, thereby increasing the choice of city trips and short holidays. In doing so, transavia.com will strengthen its position as the city trip specialist. transavia.com is also increasing the frequency of flights to sunny beach destinations, particularly in Greece and the Balearic Islands. This growth reflects transavia.com’s strategy.

With its new flight schedule, transavia.com is offering 100 destinations for direct booking and 133 routes from the Netherlands. Its range of choices means that transavia.com maintains its leading position as the holiday carrier in Europe. transavia.com’s summer schedule runs from 1 April to 3 November 2014.

New routes – This summer, transavia.com will operate interesting new routes from the Netherlands. A returning destination is the popular Greek city of Thessaloniki with three flights a week from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. There will be flights to Turin, to be introduced this winter, four times a week in summer.

Flights to Marrakesh, one of transavia.com’s new winter destinations, will depart from Rotterdam The Hague Airport three times a week in summer. The new summer season will include flights from Eindhoven Airport to Athens and Innsbruck three and two times a week respectively.

Flights to Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Porto and Berlin will be more frequent. transavia.com is moving its flights to Venice to the Marco Polo Airport on the outskirts of the city. This will make the trip even more pleasant and convenient for customers, who will be able to be in the city to enjoy their city trip more quickly. transavia.com does everything it can to make its customers’ travel as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

Mattijs ten Brink, transavia.com’s Managing Director says “I took over as Chairman of transavia.com from Bram Gräber on 1 August. I will continue implementing transavia.com’s strategy, whose most important elements are growth, customer experience and profit. Growth is important to strengthen our competitive position. We are working on this with the airports that we fly to and with our tour operator partners. Part of our growth strategy is to deliver on our promises to our customers. One of our promises is to continue offering them the widest range of destinations and the best destinations. We will bring our passengers to more than 100 of the best destinations in our summer schedule. It is not only the destinations that are important, but the whole transavia.com experience must be as easy, personal and relevant as possible. We are working hard on this through our new e-commerce platform. Everything we do is about improving our customers’ experience. Our customers want more, more often, different, cleverer, more transparent, more honest and more fun. And that is exactly what we offer them with our product.”

About transavia.com – transavia.com, a member of the AIR FRANCE KLM Group, provides scheduled service and charter flights to more than 100 destinations, primarily in the Mediterranean area and popular winter sports destinations. transavia.com distinguishes itself through its ‘low fare with care’ policy and offers an attractive basic price with additional (paid) products and services. In the Netherlands, the airline flies from the national airport of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, as well as the regional airports of Rotterdam The Hague Airport, Eindhoven Airport and Groningen Airport Eelde. transavia.com also operates from Paris through Transavia France. Nearly 90% of airline tickets are sold through the website, which receives more than 1.5 million unique visitors monthly, making this low-cost airline one of the largest online shops in the Netherlands.
During the annual Feather Awards (Verenuitreiking) in 2013, transavia.com was chosen Best Low-Cost and Best Charter Airline by the Dutch travel sector for the fifth time in a row.

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