Transavia France will base two aircraft at Montpellier Méditerranée Airport from Spring 2020. Montpellier will become the fourth base for the LCC in France, and next summer it will fly to 20 destinations. It joins the carrier’s existing bases in Paris Orly, Lyon and Nantes, as Transavia France continues to strengthen its presence in the French market.
Next spring, Transavia France will be the only LCC with aircraft based in Montpellier. Thanks to stationing two aircraft at the airport, the carrier is proposing to serve a large range of exclusive Mediterranean destinations to the people of Montpellier and its region.
Transavia France is proud to offer the travelers of Occitanie region a high-quality, low-cost product for those flying for leisure or visiting friends and relatives.
The development of the Transavia France base in Montpellier is because of the region's economic and demographic dynamism. More than two million people live within 60 minutes of the airport, and every year the city draws more than 5,000 new inhabitants. As a result of this population expansion, Montpellier attracts many young companies and start-ups and has become the leading territory in France in terms of jobs in this sector.
Of the announcement, Emmanuel Brehmer, chairman of the executive board of Montpellier Airport said, “ It is with pride and ambition that we welcome this decision . I would like to thank Transa via France for choosing Montpellier as its new base . Let there be no mistake – this is a historic moment and important milestone for our airport and strong signal for our territory.