MUNICH, Germany – A new airline for Bavaria: Becoming effective at the end of March 2016, the European low-cost airline Transavia makes Munich Airport a new home base and stations four Boeing 737-800 jets there. With a total of 18 destinations in Italy, Portugal, Spain, Denmark, Croatia, Morocco, Belgium, France and the Netherlands, Transavia enters the German market and offers 101 weekly flights from the Bavarian state capital for summer flight schedule 2016. Transavia is the first low-cost airline to build a home base at Munich Airport. Flights can be booked from now on starting at 19 Euro one-way first days offer.
Besides popular holiday destinations like e.g. Palma de Mallorca, Faro, and Palermo, Transavia also offers flights to the trend destinations Dubrovnik and Marrakech. With flights to Venice, Copenhagen and Brussels, Munich’s new low-cost airline also addresses city trippers and business travelers. The table below gives a full overview of all new destinations from Munich.
“We are proud to start a new home base in Munich as we see there is a demand in the Bavarian area for our service. We offer travelers from Bavaria something new and unique to them: Manifold travel options for spontaneous getaways and business travels at attractive fares with Transavia as an affordable and accessible airline for everyone,” says Mattijs ten Brink, CEO of Transavia. “Transavia has successfully operated its business model in Europe for more than 50 years. The basis for every flight is our friendliness, excellent service experience, hospitality and affordable prices for our customers.”
Transavia’s home increases travel options and creates jobs
“With 101 weekly flights to 18 destinations in nine countries, Transavia offers a broad and manifold choice of new connections from Munich,” says Dr. Michael Kerkloh, President and CEO, Munich Airport. “This increases the travel options for passengers and makes our airport even more attractive.”
Flights from Munich will be operated with primarily German crews stationed in Munich. Transavia is therefore looking for additional cabin crew as well as for experienced pilots. “Stationing four Boeing 737 in Munich will create around 120 jobs at Transavia only and is therefore a gain for the whole region,” Mattijs ten Brink adds.