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New routes this winter

Thursday, 12 October, 2017
Communication campaign toulouse airport winter 2017

The winter programme on offer at the Toulouse airport is perfectly in tune with the rest of the year - incredibly positive (see the article above Excellent figures for airport traffic). The overall offer has increased by 8.6%, that’s the equivalent of 390,801 seats. A significant percentage of this capacity can be attributed to low-cost airlines, but traditional airlines such as XL Airways, with its two long-haul routes to La Réunion and Martinique, are also part of the picture.

Regarding scheduled traffic, low-cost airlines have recorded growth of 19.9% (+304,524 seats).

The three major players in this sector are behind these impressive figures: Volotea (opened routes to Fuerteventura, Caen and Nantes), Ryanair (opened routes to Frankfurt, Seville, Naples, Lisbon and Edinburgh) and easyJet (opened routes to Venice and increased capacity to Paris-Orly). Traditional airlines are by no means excluded from the phenomenon, since they also recorded growth of 3.5%, that’s 20,717 seats.

Aside from the major new summer routes operated by XL Airways to the islands of Martinique and Réunion, Air France is also a major contributor to these great results: the latter has increased capacity by 4.7%, in particular to destinations such as Paris-Orly, Nantes and Rennes.

Not to be overlooked: Turkish Airlines has added outbound and return flights to Istanbul.