Spanish airline Volotea is set to open a new route between Charleroi (Brussels South) airport and the French city of Lyon from 21 December, the Belgian airport has announced.
With the arrival of Volotea, Charleroi Airport will now have nine different airlines providing routes from Charleroi. Volotea is a Spanish low-cost airline which uses a fleet of smaller Airbus A139 and A320 aircraft.
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“We hope that the opening of this first route to Lyon is the start of a great adventure with Volotea,” the CEO of Brussels South Charleroi Airport, Philippe Verdonck, said.
Barcelona-based Volotea was first established in 2011 and currently serves over 100 cities in 16 European countries. The airline maintains an active fleet of around 40 aircraft. Tickets for the maiden route are currently available for €19 one way on the Volotea website.