updated on March 28th, 2022
Transavia has embarked its first Breton passengers to Porto !
Transavia has inaugurated this Sunday 27 March its new line Brest – Porto. Departing from Brest Bretagne airport, the low-cost subsidiary of the Air France group continues to develop its summer offer and meets the demand of its clientele wishing to explore the Portuguese city. Transavia is the only company to operate this route.
The first rotation carried out by the company allowed its Brest clientele to fly to Porto on Sunday. This newline gives travelers the opportunity to reach the Portuguese city in 1h40.
At Brest Bretagne airport, the crew was able to celebrate the inaugural flight during the traditional ribbon cutting. On the program of this inauguration, at the arrival of the flight and in partnership with Brest Métropole Océane, bags with goodies and tourist information were distributed to the first Portuguese travellers and Breton products were offered to each member of the crew. On departure from the flight, the passengers began their journey in Portugal with a buffet of Lusitan notes in the departure room.
We are delighted to inaugurate this new service, unique from Brest, which shows our desire to offer more and more travel opportunities to our customers. Bretons now have a quality low-cost offer to reach Porto from their local airport.” said Nicolas Hénin, Deputy Chief Commercial and Marketing Officer of Transavia France.
It is with great pleasure that we welcome the first international line from Brest of our Transavia partner. Connecting the territories is our ambition for Brest and all Breton.” Claude Arphexad, Operations Manager for Brest Bretagne Airport.
Transavia will provide connections between the airports of Brest Bretagne and Porto, with 2 flights per week (on Friday and Sunday), from 41 € TTC one way.
Tickets are now available for purchase at www.transavia.com.
Porto joins the 8 other destinations offered by Transavia from the Brest platform: Ajaccio, Bastia, Marseille, Montpellier, Nice, Paris Orly, Toulon and Toulouse.
With Travel Insurance, Covid-19 coverage is included in all insurance offers offered at the time of booking tickets on Transavia, to allow passengers to travel with peace of mind.
Implementation of the vaccination pass
More info on https://www.brest.aeroport.bzh/mesures-sanitaires
New: Brest Biarritz in direct flight this summer
2 summer flights with Air France are added to the program of flights from Brest Bretagne Airport: direction Nice and in novelty Biarritz!
European Summit in Brest (12-14/01/2022)
France has been at the head of the Council of the European Union since 1 January.
The meetings between the Foreign Ministers and the Defence Ministers took place in Brest, some 50 of them at Brest Brittany airport.
This European event caused an air parade on the tarmac of the airports of Brest and Quimper.
Finistair launches a new line Brest Bordeaux
In order to continue to expand its network of destinations and meet a marked need for business travel, a new line has been opened between Brest and Bordeaux since November 16.
The plane leaves Brest for Bordeaux on Tuesday at 7:00 am and on Thursday at 4:00 pm before returning to Brest from Bordeaux on Tuesday morning at 9:30 am and on Thursday evening at 6:30 pm. The flight time is 1h50.
For Loïc Andro, Managing Director of Finistair: The opening of the Brest-Bordeaux line comes at a time when several domestic airlines have been closed. However, with the economic recovery, the need for business travel is very real. By launching this direct line between Brest and Bordeaux, we are bringing two major economic activity areas of the Atlantic coast closer together and providing a response to the inter-regional mobility needs of business leaders.”