Volotea opened its new base at Lille Airport in April. It is the largest airline operating out of the airport, with 15 destinations, including six new ones launched this year: Cagliari, Calvi, Palma de Mallorca, Palermo, Split and Varna. By setting up in Lille, Volotea will directly create 30 new local jobs and will indirectly create 25 jobs.
With this new base, Volotea is expanding its presence in Lille and will offer a total of 491,000 seats across its 15 destinations. Volotea is also the only airline to serve Montpellier, Perpignan, Cagliari, Palermo, Varna, and Split from Lille Airport in 2022.
Lille – Cagliari
Starting from June 2, 2022, Volotea will operate the Lille – Cagliari route once a week (Thursdays). The company will offer approximately 4,368 seats on this new route.
Lille – Calvi
Starting from June 4, Volotea will operate the Lille – Calvi route once a week (Saturdays). The company will offer 6,000 seats on this new route. This new connection between Lille Airport and Calvi-Sainte Catherine Airport adds to the existing three routes to Corsica (Ajaccio, Bastia and Figari).
Lille – Palma de Mallorca
Starting from May 16, 2022, Volotea will operate the Lille – Palma de Mallorca route once a week (Mondays). The company will offer 6,552 seats on this new connection from Lille Airport to Palma de Mallorca Airport, which is its biggest destination in Spain.
Lille – Palermo
Starting from May 27, 2022, Volotea will operate the Lille – Palermo route once a week (Fridays). This is the airline’s second route to Italy from Lille and will offer 7,700 seats.
Lille – Split
Starting from May 8, 2022, Volotea will operate the Lille – Split route once a week (Sundays). This is the airline’s first route to Croatia from Lille and will offer 7,300 seats.
Lille – Varna
Starting from May 17, 2022, Volotea will operate the Lille – Varna route once a week (Tuesdays). The company will offer 6,552 seats on this new connection from Lille to Varna Airport, which is its biggest destination in Bulgaria.
This year, the airline will offer 15 destinations operating out of Lille Airport, in five countries: Bulgaria (Varna), Croatia (Split), France (Ajaccio, Bastia, Bordeaux, Calvi, Figari, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, Perpignan and Toulouse), Italy (Cagliari and Palermo) and Spain (Palma de Mallorca). Volotea has transported almost a million passengers to and from Lille since 2012.
Top Copyright Photo: Volotea Airbus A319-112 EC-NDG (msn 3364) AJA (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 955210.
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