Transavia is a Dutch low-cost and charter airline that mainly flies to several European destinations and is focussing on destinations in the Mediterranean Area. The airline flies to destinations in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Transavia wants to be a good-service low-cost airline. The airline focusses on hospitability, service and digital services.
Transavia is a full subsidiary of the Dutch flag carrier KLM. The airline is headquartered at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Transavia also has a French subsidiary, Transavia France. The airline is an affiliate partner of the frequent flyer program Flying Blue.
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Transavia was founded in 1965 as Transavia Holland. The airline started operating one year later in 1966, just before its first flight from Amsterdam to Naples took place. In 1991, KLM bought 80% of Transavia’s shares and bought the remaining 20% in 2003. After the merger between Air France and KLM, a French unit of Transavia (Transavia France) was established in 2007.
- Transavia is the second-largest airline in the Netherlands.
- The airlines fly about 9 million passengers a year to their destination.
Transavia passengers can bring 1 piece of cabin luggage with a maximum size of 55 x 40 x 25 cm on board. However, on busy flights, it is possible that the item needs to be placed in the hold. For other hold luggage, passengers need to pay an additional fee. Please consult website Transavia for more information.
Transavia does not offer in-flight Wi-Fi on board its aircraft.
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