Airport Weeze welcomes Transavia crew
Today Airport Weeze welcomed the crew of a Boeing 737-700 of the Dutch airline Transavia with a big cake. The aircraft with 149 seats will be stationed at Airport Weeze during the winter season for the first time. From now on the airline will fly to Alicante 3 times a week and to Malaga 4 times a week.
The Airport team welcomed the Transavia crew with a big cake. Holger Terhorst (Marketing Manager Airport Weeze), Ernst van den Berg (Manager Airport Operations).
About transavia.com – transavia.com is part of the Air France/KLM-group and offers scheduled and charter flights to more than 95 destinations in Europe and North Africa. The distinguished characteristic of transavia.com is called ‘low fare with care’ and the airline offers an attractive basic price with complementary products and services. In The Netherlands transavia.com flies from the international airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and from the regional airports Rotterdam The Hague Airport, Eindhoven Airport and Groningen Airport Eelde. In cooperation with Transavia France, transavia.com also operates from Paris. Almost 90% of the tickets is sold online, with 1.5 million individual customers a month. That is why this cheap airline belongs to the biggest online shops in The Netherlands. In 2012, the Dutch travel industry chose transavia.com to be the best ‘low fare’ airline and the best charter airline, during the annually event ‘Verenuitreiking’ (‘Feather Awards’) for the fourth time in a row.
About Airport Weeze - Airport Weeze (NRN) is with 2.4 million passengers in 2011 the third largest airport in North Rhine-Westphalia. The airport, which started scheduled flights on May 1st 2003, is one of the youngest airports in Europe and one of the first private airports in Germany. The international airport is located in the Kleve area, 70 kilometers north of Düsseldorf, connected to the A57, very close to the Dutch border. More than 10 million people are living in a 60 kilometer radius. 40% of the passengers comes from The Netherlands, 60% comes from the Niederrhein area, the Ruhr are and the Rhine area. The most important customer of the airport is the low cost airline Ryanair, which can call this airport his third German base, because of the fact that 8 aircrafts are stationed here (summer 2012). In total 6 airlines fly from Airport Weeze. They fly non-stop to more than 50 destinations. About 1.200 employees work at the airport or at companies at the airport. The airport area and the adjacent logistic and commercial area – Airport City Weeze – cover 620 hectares.