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New routes this summer

Friday, 25 March, 2016

Featuring 14 new destinations from the end of March, Toulouse-Blagnac Airport has launched an ambitious spring-summer programme, with many new horizons to discover.

New Volotea flights

Volotea links regional capitals throughout Europe and will be flying twice weekly to four new destinations: Prague, Malaga, Split and Brest. The low-cost airline will also continue to operate flights to Strasbourg this winter, up to five times a week. Volotea uses a fleet of 125-seat Boeing 717s and 148-seat Airbus A319s.

New easyJet flights

easyJet is also launching new routes to Milan-Malpensa (4 flights per week) and to Berlin (3 flights per week), as well as beach destinations Faro, in the south of Portugal (3 flights per week), Mahón, on the island of Minorca, Olbia in Sardinia and Pula and Dubrovnik in Croatia. Finally, there will be an additional daily flight to Paris-Orly at 7:20 a.m., for a total of 7 flights per day. That is a lot of destinations served at least twice a week! These flights use the Airbus A319 (156 seats).

New Marmara flights (TUI Group)

The tour operator Marmara (TUI Group) is massively expanding its flight programme with eight new destinations: Ibiza and Palma de Mallorca in the Balearic islands, Lanzarote and Tenerife in the Canaries, the Greek island of Corfu, Olbia in Sardinia, Split in Croatia, and Lamezia Terme in Calabria in southern Italy. This is the first time that Toulouse-Blagnac will be providing service to Lamezia Terme. The flights are jointly operated with Jetairfly, using Boeing 737-700 aircraft (148 seats).

Fez with Air Arabia

Air Arabia will also provide twice weekly flights to the Moroccan city of Fez.

Other new flights include…

A direct flight to Santorini every Sunday with Héliades. A link to Innsbruck every Monday with Travel Europe. 1 to 2 flights per week to Lanzarote and Las Palmas in the Canary Islands, and the Greek island of Rhodes with Thalasso N°1. A Look Voyages flight to Minorca in the Balearic Islands every Saturday, and an additional weekly flight to Dubrovnik, expanding Top of Travel's offer to Croatia. A flight has been specially chartered on 15 July to Rostock for a cruise along the Norwegian fjords with Costa Cruises.

Encouraged by the success of its Toulouse-Montreal route, Air Transat will be adding a 3rd weekly flight every Thursday, from June to September, using a 250-seat Airbus A310. Aegean Airlines will be adding a 2nd weekly flight every Thursday to Heraklion, with a 168-seat Airbus A320. From 15 April, ASL Airlines will resume its biweekly connection to Vienna by Boeing 737-500. Aer Lingus will be adding a 5th weekly flight to Dublin, while British Airways will be adding a 4th flight to London every Friday in July and August.

Increased capacity

Amsterdam-KLM: a 129-seat Boeing 737-700 will replace the 100-seat Embraer 190 for the late afternoon flight.

Brussels – Brussels Airlines: 141-seat Airbus A319s will gradually replace the 98-seat Avro 100s.

Lisbon – TAP Portugal: a 106-seat Embraer 190 will replace the 49-seat Embraer 145 and 96-seat Fokker 100.

Paris Orly and CDG – Air France: the number of seats will be increased by using 212-seat Airbus A321s instead of the 178-seat Airbus A320s.

Nice and Marseille – Hop!: Introduction of a 72-seat ATR 72-600 to improve comfort and cost-effectiveness.