- The airports of Lyon-Saint Exupéry and Nantes Atlantique will be the first to see flights departing from the Transavia company, from June 15.
- The Portuguese cities of Faro, Lisbon and Porto will be the first destinations offered.
- From June 26, the reopening of Orly Airport, Transavia flights from Paris and Montpellier will also resume.
Reinforced health measures and gradual recovery. This is the deconfinement program unveiled by Transavia, the low cost company of
Air France, which will restart its activity from June 15. To begin, the restricted flight program provides only for the first departures from Lyon-Saint Exupéry and Nantes Atlantique, before adding from June 26, the date of the reopening of
Orly Airport, flights from Paris, as well as Montpellier. At this point, the company low cost of the Air France-KLM group will carry out 25% of its regular flight program.
Among the precautions put in place by the airline company, a strengthening of disinfections at check-in counters and boarding areas, the provision on board of hydroalcoholic gel dispensers or sequenced boardings and landings to comply with the rules of social distancing. “Our system ensures the safety and well-being of passengers. “Nathalie Stubler, CEO of Transavia France, said in a press release.
We are very pleased to announce our resumption of flights on June 15. To welcome you serenely, we have implemented new sanitary measures. We look forward to seeing you on board. Discover the flight program and the measurements on https://t.co/qYO4iwEaIm pic.twitter.com/xGxIZJpRqz
– Transavia France (@transaviaFR) May 29, 2020
First scheduled departures to Portugal
The first flights to leave from Lyon and Nantes on June 15 will be destined for Portugal, to Faro, Lisbon and Porto. Then gradually, according to health developments and the lifting of restrictions in the countries, Transavia France plans to restore its links to Spain, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands, Croatia, Ireland and Iceland.
Transavia France, which operates 38 planes, had ceased all activities since March 21 due to the coronavirus epidemic and the containment measures imposed in France and worldwide. Only a maintenance team was dedicated to the daily maintenance of the planes in order to allow the flights to resume safely. The cabin crew have maintained their skills through flight simulator sessions.