is to add six new routes to its network this winter, including destinations in Egypt,
Paris Orly-based Transavia
France is yet to formally detail its winter 2007 schedule, its website shows
six new destinations comprising the Egyptian cities of
Hurghada and Luxor, Grenada in Spain, Ouarzazate and Fez in Morocco, and
Tozeur in Tunisia.
will begin services to Hurghada on 31 October. It will
initially offer weekly flights on the route, but will increase its frequencies
to twice-weekly from 16 December. Weekly services to Transavia France’s
second Egyptian destination, Luxor,
will begin on 3 November.
28 October the French carrier will offer thrice-weekly services to the Spanish
city of Grenada.
In Morocco, Transavia is planning to launch twice-weekly Ouarzazate services on 29 October and a twice-weekly Fez
link on 30 October.
Touzue in Tunisia
completes Transavia France’s
winter network additions. It will serve the city twice-weekly from 29 October.
Leisure carrier Transavia
France launched services in May
and is aiming to build its fleet to four Boeing 737-800s by the end of this year, further expanding to
seven aircraft next year and nine by the close of 2009. It is 60% owned by Air France,
with the remainder belonging to KLM’s Dutch