new French leisure carrier Transavia has began
operations on its twice-daily launch route between Paris Orly and Porto in Portugal.
new carrier, which is based on KLM leisure carrier Transavia
in the Netherlands,
began operations on 12 May.
Transavia spokeswoman says the start-up carried 150
passengers on its first flight, which was operated on a Boeing 737-800.
June a further eight Mediterranean destinations will join the French Transavia’s network. These
comprise the Spanish city of Girona, Palermo and Catania in Sicily, Heraklion in Crete, the Tunisian cities of Monastir and Djerba, and Agadir
and Oujda in Morocco.