The FINANCIAL -- The French airline Europe Airpost is offering seasonal flights this summer from Vienna to the cities Bordeaux and Toulouse. The new services were opened within the context of an inaugural event in the presence of Jean-François Dominiak, CEO Europe Airpost and Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG.
“We are delighted about the new destinations being offered from Vienna. Two very interesting tourist cities can now be directly and conveniently reached thanks to the new flight offering. The new connections to France also generate further potential for Austria as a tourism location”, says Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG.
“I am happy to be able to formally inaugurate the new flight connection between Vienna, Bordeaux and Toulouse. In this way Europe Airpost is promoting the tourism regions of these cities and strengthens the ties between Austria and France. Just like our own customers, travelers from Vienna will appreciate our punctuality, high quality service and attractive prices“, states Jean-Francois Dominiak, General Manager Europe Airpost.
Europe Airpost will offer two weekly flights every Monday and Friday to Bordeaux and Toulouse starting on May 1, 2015. The flight from Bordeaux to Vienna departs at 7:30 .am. and arrives in Vienna at 9:45 a.m., and the return flight to Bordeaux is scheduled to take off at 4:35 p.m. and land at 6:50 p.m. The flight to Toulouse leaves Vienna at 10.40 a.m. and arrives at 12:50 p.m., whereas the return flight departs at 1:35 p.m. and arrives in Vienna at 3:45 p.m. The airline is operating a Boeing 737-300 with a capacity of 147 seats, according to Vienna Airport.
Europe Airpost is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. The airline, which employs a staff of about 500 employees, operates a fleet of 18 Boeing 737 aircraft and transports some 764,000 passengers each year. Europe Airpost reports quality of service standards among the highest in the market, with regularity rates of 100% and punctuality departure within 15 minutes rates of 93,7% for the passenger activity.
Two new destinations: Bordeaux and Toulouse
Bordeaux is the political and economic center of the region South West France and was selected as the “European Best Destination 2015“. The city’s 18th century architecture belongs to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Bordeaux is known around the world for its wine culture. For this reason, it is one of the most popular destinations for gourmet fans. Toulouse is the capital of the Mid-Pyrenees region and the fourth largest city in France. With its long history and numerous architectural highlights from the Middle Ages and an incomparable “art de vivre”, Toulouse is a perfect destination for a city trip.