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January 20th, 2010

Transavia launch 7 routes from Nantes

Transavia will begin flying from Nantes and will launch 7 routes to destinations in Morocco, Tunisia, Crete, Spain and Morocco. For the summer 2010 season they will fly from Nantes to Djerba, Monastir, Marrakech, Palma, Funchal, Oporto and Heraklion. Flights are available to book now at www.transavia.com.

February 25th, 2009

New Transavia routes from Paris and Copenhagen

Dutch low-cost airline Transavia have announced three new routes from their Paris (Orly) and Copenhagen bases. From 12 April 2009 they will begin flying from Paris (Orly) to Olbia. They will also launch routes from Copenhagen to Athens (from 24 May) and Alghero (from 23 June). All three routes can be booked now at www.transavia.com.

November 20th, 2008

Transavia to open Copenhagen base

Transavia, the Dutch low-cost airline, have announced that they will open a base at Copenhagen, in place of the recent bankrupted Danish airline Sterling. From 08 December 2008 they will operate 10 routes from Copenhagen including flights to Malaga, Alicante, Arrecife, Las Palmas, Tenerife (Sur), Faro, Rome (Fiumicino), Nice, Salzburg and Innsbruck.

All of these flights are available to book now at www.transavia.com.

September 22nd, 2008

Transavia revive Rotterdam to Luton link

Transavia will reinstate a link between Rotterdam and London (Luton) this winter. They are due to fly 2 daily services on this route, which will begin from 29 October 2008. Flights can be booked now at www.transavia.com.

August 13th, 2008

Transavia to fly from Copenhagen

Transavia will begin flying a route outside their regular Dutch hub airports this winter when they launch a new route between Copenhagen and Innsbruck. From 18 December 2008 they will fly five times per week on this route for the winter season. Flights are available to book at www.transavia.com.

July 27th, 2008

New seasonal flights from Transavia

Transavia have put five new seasonal routes on sale to Austria and Germany. These include routes to Innsbruck from Berlin (Tegel), Brussels (International) and Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel), as well as flights from Brussels (International) to Salzburg and Rotterdam to Friedrichshafen.

The new flights, which begin from 19 December 2008, can be booked now at www.transavia.com.

March 4th, 2008

Transavia to launch link between Madeira and Paris

Transavia will launch weekly flights from their Paris (Orly) base to Funchal. This route will begin on 21 April 2008, and flights are available to book now at www.transavia.com.

January 30th, 2008

Additional Transavia routes for summer

Transavia will launch two new French routes from 12 April 2008 from their Amsterdam base to Bergerac and Montpellier. From the end of March they will also launch flights from their Rotterdam base to Paris (Orly). Visit www.transavia.com for booking information.

December 23rd, 2007

Transavia summer 2008 routes from Amsterdam on sale

Dutch low-cost airline Transavia have put a number of new routes on sale for the summer 2008 season. These flights, which in most cases begin from April 2008, include the following destinations from their Amsterdam base: Ajaccio, Almeria, Bodrum, Catania, Corfu, Heraklion, Olbia, Palermo and Rhodos. They will also begin flying from Rotterdam to Toulon at the end of March.

All of these flights, and the remainder of their summer timetable, are available from www.transavia.com.

November 15th, 2007

Paris to the Canary Islands with Transavia

Transavia have put two weekly winter flights on sale from their Paris (Orly) base to the Canary Islands. From mid-December 2007, they will fly from Paris (Orly) to Las Palmas and Tenerife (Sur) for the winter season. These flights are available to book now at www.transavia.com.

November 6th, 2007

Transavia to fly from Paris to Marrakech

Transavia have put flights on sale from their Paris (Orly) base to Marrakech. They will begin flying on this route from 28 March 2008. Tickets can be purchased now at www.transavia.com.

September 16th, 2007

Transavia to fly to Essaouira

Transavia will begin flying to the Moroccan west-coast resort of Essaouira this winter. Bringing low-cost flights to Essaouira for the first time, they will fly there from Paris (Orly). Flights, which will operate three times per week from 01 December 2007, can be booked now at www.transavia.com.

August 27th, 2007

Transavia adds winter flights from Rotterdam

Transavia have put four winter new winter routes on sale from their Rotterdam base. From 20 December 2007 they will fly from Rotterdam to Innsbruck, Salzburg, Geneva and Grenoble. These flights can be booked now at www.transavia.com.

August 21st, 2007

Transavia launch routes for winter

Transavia have put three new routes on sale for the winter season from their Amsterdam base. They will begin flying twice per week to La Palma and Fuerteventura from 01 November, and also to Innsbruck from 20 December. These flights are available to book at www.transavia.com.

July 22nd, 2007

Transavia to fly to Ouarzazate

Transavia will begin flying from their Paris (Orly) base to Ouarzazate in Morocco this winter. They will fly twice per week on this route from the end of October 2007.

April 26th, 2007

Transavia to open Paris base

Transavia will begin flying from Paris (Orly) this summer. They will begin flying routes from 12 May 2007 (to Oporto), with further expansion during the summer to include flights to Catania, Palermo, Girona, Agadir, OUJ and Heraklion. Flights can be booked now at www.transavia.com.

April 12th, 2007

Rotterdam to Gran Canaria with Transavia

Transavia have put a new route on sale from Rotterdam to Las Palmas. They will begin flying weekly from 25 April 2007. Flights can be booked at www.transavia.com.

March 31st, 2007

New Greek flights for Transavia

Transavia will begin summer flights to Greece from their Amsterdam base. They will fly to Rhodos, Chania, Mytilene, Kos, Karpathos. They will also operate summer flights to Izmir, Bodrum and Malta. These new routes can be booked now at www.transavia.com.

March 22nd, 2007

Transavia adds Mediterranean flights

From 28 April 2007 Transavia will begin three new routes to the Mediterranean. They will begin flying weekly from Rotterdam to Corfu, Amsterdam to Palermo and from Eindhoven to Heraklion. These new routes are on sale now at www.transavia.com.

March 14th, 2007

Paris to Oporto link from Transavia

Transavia, the Dutch low-cost airline, will begin flying from Oporto to Paris (Orly). They will fly twice per day on this route from 12 May 2007. This announcement appears surprising, given that they do not currently fly to either airport. Flights can be booked already at www.transavia.com.

March 10th, 2007

New Transavia flights from Amsterdam

Transavia will launch a number of new routes for summer over the next few months from their Amsterdam base. These will include flights to Seville, Corfu, Heraklion, Calvi and Catania. They can be booked now at www.transavia.com.

February 3rd, 2007

New Transavia route to Corsica

Transavia will launch a new route from their Amsterdam base to Ajaccio on Corsica. They will fly weekly from 28 April 2007 on this new route. Flights can be booked now at www.transavia.com.

February 1st, 2007

Two new Transavia routes from Amsterdam

Transavia will add two new routes from their Amsterdam base at the end of April 2007. They will begin flying weekly to Almeria and twice per week to Olbia. Flights can already be booked at www.transavia.com.

July 12th, 2006

Eindhoven and other winter flights with Transavia

Dutch low-cost airline Transavia will launch flights from Eindhoven from 30 October 2006. They will begin flying to Alicante, Malaga and Faro. They have also added 3 routes for the winter season including Rotterdam to Innsbruck and Geneva, and Amsterdam to Salzburg.

Flights for these and other winter routes are on sale at www.transavia.com.

June 23rd, 2006

Transavia will fly from Eindhoven

From November 2006, Transavia will begin flying from Eindhoven, becoming the 3rd Dutch airport they will operate from (their main bases being Amsterdam and Rotterdam).

Flight times are not yet confirmed, however Transavia announced that they will fly from Eindhoven to Malaga, Alicante and Faro.

November 5th, 2004

Basiq Air announce route to Pau

Basiq Air, their airline shortly to be rebranded as Transavia, will begin a new route on 23 December 2004 from Amsterdam to Pau.

September 7th, 2004

Basiq Air will become Transavia

Today it was announced that Basiq Air, the low-cost offshoot of Transavia, will be phased out from 1 January 2005. Rather than operate the 2 separate brands, they believe “it is now time to absorb the experience accumulated with Basiq Air and to continue with the strong and familiar Transavia brand”.

It is anticipated that the same low-fares and low-cost service will continue, but simply under the Transavia name, the idea being that the consumer shouldn’t ‘feel’ the difference.

Until January, the Basiq Air web site will be taking bookings as normal for flights until March 2005. This is likely to change in January.

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