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08/10/2012

VOLOTEA INVESTS IN VERONA: TWO NEW ROUTES TO BARI AND PALERMO

VOLOTEA INVESTS IN VERONA: TWO NEW ROUTES TO BARI AND PALERMO

There are two brand new connections from Catullo airport to Southern Italy. Special promotional fare at 9 euros one- way, airport taxes and fees included, available until 21 October. 

Verona, 8 October 2012 - Volotea, the low-cost airline connecting medium sized and small  towns invests in Verona and widens its offer, launching two new routes from  Valerio Catullo airport to Bari (20 December 2012) and Palermo (29 March 2013). For all passengers from Verona, wishing to have a few days break to discover the beauty of Southern Italy, it  will be easier, more comfortable and cheaper thanks to a special promotional fare at only 9 Euro one-way (airport taxes included) valid until 21 October 2012.

"We are very excited to announce the launch of two new routes from the airport of Verona – Loredana Tramontano, Development Manager in Volotea says - Links to Southern Italy will give to all the region inhabitants, the possibility to discover cities full of charm, history and culture such as Bari and Palermo, while increasing the number of travelers wishing to visit Verona. It's no coincidence that the opening of the flight to Bari is scheduled for December: Volotea wish, in fact, to meet the needs of those who - in view of the holiday season - are thinking about an easy and cheap way  to visit distant relatives. We planned on the contrary the starting of the connection to Palermo in March 2013, offering all travelers the opportunity of a relaxing holiday in the picturesque setting of the baroque city of Palermo. "

"Market attention to Verona airport is now confirmed by the announcement of new routes by Volotea, which build solid and progressive development projects - Paolo Arena, Managing Director of Catullo Spa said- the Volotea presence today demonstrates its commitment to the airport territory. In fact it will provide the best service to ensure its passengers to travel in Italy and in the world with ease and to facilitate tourists flows through air connections, capable of generating economic and employment increase in the allied activities . 

The airport and the region will continue to grow together with key and loyal partners like Volotea.

Volotea, while offering low-cost flights, pays particular attention to the service, both on-board and on the ground: for example, passengers can have assigned seats free of charge. Our fleet consists exclusively of Boeing 717 configured with 5 seats per row (2 + 3), for a total of 125 seats per aircraft. The use of these aircrafts, particularly spacious, with comfortable and lightweight seats , provide passengers with comfort during every flight, for a more relaxing and comfortable journey.

"Volotea continues to expand its air network in Italy and Europe with direct, convenient and affordable connections,- Valeria Rebasti, Italian Country Commercial Manager in Volotea, says - We have just celebrated our first six months of operation in Italy, and with Verona airport, we reach 14 Italian airports where we operate our own fleet of Boeing 717. We are very pleased with the results so far and we hope in the future to be able to offer our passengers more comprehensive and structured proposals. "

The new routes are already on sale on the web-site www.volotea.com with special promotional fare at only 9 euros one-way, including taxes, valid until 21 October 2012. Tickets can be purchased in Volotea travel agencies and Volotea call center 199 .208.717

Verona Valerio Catullo - Bari Palese Macchie
Monday 10:45-12:05
Thursday 18:30 - 19:50
Friday 19:40 - 21:00
Sunday 16:30 - 17:50

Bari Palese Macchie - Verona Valerio Catullo
Monday 08:55 - 10:20
Thursday 16:40 - 18:05
Friday 17:50 - 19:15
Sunday 14:40 - 16:05

Verona Valerio Catullo - Palermo Falcone Borsellino
Monday 09:55 - 11:35
Wednesday 20:00 - 21:40
Friday 20:00 - 21:40
Sunday 20:00 - 21:40

Palermo Falcone Borsellino - Verona Valerio Catullo
Monday 07:55 - 09:35
Wednesday 18:00 - 19:35
Friday 18:00 - 19:35
Sunday 18:00 - 19:35

VOLOTEA is the new low-cost, reliable and comfortable airline leader in connecting medium-sized and small towns, often with no direct and cheap flights. Volotea offers low-cost but high quality flights, with assigned seats and the comfort of a large aircraft such as Boeing 717 configured with only 5 seats per row (2 +3). Volotea is present in 14 Italian airports: Brindisi, Bari, Cagliari, Catania, Genoa, Lamezia Terme Lampedusa, Milan-Orio al Serio, Olbia, Palermo, Reggio Calabria, Trieste, Venice and Verona. Its operational bases in Europe are at the airports "Marco Polo" and "Nantes Atlantique" in Nantes. Tickets can be purchased on the website (www.volotea.com), the call center 199 .208.717 or travel agents. Particular attention is paid to passenger service in all stages of the journey, both at the airport and on board.

For further information:

Sara Biasi
Public Relations and Press Office Manager
Garda Airports -  Verona and Brescia
ph  +39 045 8095784
fax +39 045 8095455
Email sbiasi@aeroportoverona.it