Volotea, the airline that connects medium and small cities in Europe, announces the launch of a new route from Vienna to Bilbao.

The route to Bilbao airport, which will become new Volotea base in 2018, will start operating on March 29th twice a week and the airline will offer more than 20,000 seats.

This new flight adds up to the other three destinations that Volotea already serves in Vienna, where it flies to Marseille, Nantes, and Genoa. In total, Volotea offers from Vienna 71,700 seats and 530 flights for next year, increasing the capacity by 63%.

"We are really excited to announce this new connection from Vienna airport", comments Edo Friart, Volotea’s International Business Development Director. “The route to Bilbao will allow the passengers find out the landscapes and the good gastronomy of a charming region as it is Basque Country!”

“We would like to thank our B2B Austrian partners as well as final clients for supporting Volotea in Vienna”, states Pierfrancesco Carino, Volotea’s Chief Sales Officer.

Volotea has published a special promotion on its website in which passengers are able to buy tickets from €9 during 48 hours to fly to the new destination. In 2018 Volotea will fly 293 routes among 78 European airports in 15 countries, including: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Greece, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Israel, Albania, Portugal, Malta, UK, Austria, Ireland and Luxembourg.

Since its creation in April 2012, Volotea has carried more than fourteen million passengers across Europe and expects to transport more than 4.7 million in 2017. In 2018 Volotea will operates 293 routes among 78 medium and small-sized cities in 13 countries: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Greece, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Albania, Portugal, Malta, Austria, Ireland and Luxembourg.

Volotea will operate its network with 32 aircraft in 2018. Its fleet includes Boeing 717s and Airbus A319s. MORE INFO: www.volotea.com