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Schiphol, 2 July 2012 – This winter, will be spreading its wings to take even more passengers to their winter sun destinations. On 11 October, starts flying from Airport Weeze (Niederrhein, Germany) to the very popular Spanish holiday destinations of Alicante (3 times a week) and Malaga (4 times a week). A transavia aircraft stationed at Airport Weeze to operate these flights, allowing to further implement its strategy of offering more flights to winter sun destinations.

Besides these new routes, the number of flights to such destinations as the Canary Islands and Morocco is being increased. During the Christmas period, 3 additional flights will be taking off for the attractive and increasingly popular destination of Dubai.

‘We are still seeing an increase in the demand for flights from regional airports, particularly Rotterdam and Eindhoven’, says Bram Gräber, CEO of ‘There’s also enough margin in the market to add Weeze so that we can fly from this airport to our perennial sun destinations. This way, we’ll be strengthening our position in both the Dutch and German markets.’

Flight schedules to city trip destinations are being greatly improved as well. This means that the length of a customer’s stay can be used more effectively and that a short break or city trip is even more attractive for customers, even during the winter.

About -, a member of the Air France/KLM Group, provides scheduled service and charter flights to more than 95 destinations, primarily in the European and Northen Africa area and popular winter sports destinations. distinguishes itself through its ‘low fare with care’ policy and offers an attractive basic price with additional (paid) products and services. In the Netherlands, the airline flies from the national airport of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, as well as the regional airports of Rotterdam The Hague Airport, Eindhoven Airport and Groningen Airport Eelde. also operates from Paris through Transavia France. Nearly 90% of airline tickets are sold through the website, which receives more than 1.5 million unique visitors monthly, making this low-cost airline one of the largest online shops in the Netherlands.

During the annual Feather Awards (Verenuitreiking) in 2012, was chosen Best Low-Cost and Best Charter Airline by the Dutch travel sector for the fourth time in a row. is presenting partner in the CEV 2012 Beach Volleyball European Championship Final to be held in Scheveningen from 30 May to 3 June 2012;