transavia.com flying to special winter sun destination this winter: Cape Verde

Schiphol, July 31

On 31 July 2012, transavia.com starts listing the unique islands of Cape Verde as one of its winter sun destinations. On 30 October, the airline will begin twice-weekly flights departing from Amsterdam to the Island of Sal with fares starting at €195 per single journey. Adding Cape Verde is in line with transavia.com’s strategy of focusing heavily on winter sun destinations this winter.
On the Cape Verde Islands, just off the African coast of Senegal, the sun shines 350 days a year. During the winter, the tropical climate here averages around 23°C. The language spoken is Portuguese. These islands are perfect for a delightful holiday on the beach, but active holiday-makers can enjoy diving, wind or kite surfing, fishing, hiking and rock climbing.
As part of its focus on winter sun destinations, transavia.com will also be flying twice a week to Dubai this winter. And the number of flights, particularly those to the Canary Islands and Morocco, will be scaled up. Another innovation this winter is that transavia.com will be flying from Weeze Airport in Germany to the popular Spanish sun destinations of Alicante and Málaga. Furthermore, transavia.com will continue its leading role in flying to ski holiday destinations by operating more than 50 flights a week to all the ski resort regions. Meanwhile, city trip destinations can still be booked throughout the year and their flight schedules have been greatly improved. This means that the length of a customer’s stay can be used more effectively and that a short break or city trip is even more attractive for customers, even during the winter.
About transavia.com - transavia.com, a member of the Air France/KLM Group, provides scheduled service and charter flights to more than 95 destinations, primarily in Europe and North Africa. 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 2012, transavia.com was chosen Best Low-Cost and Best Charter Airline by the Dutch travel sector for the fourth time in a row.

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