Nineteen connections and 36 employees at the “Costa Smeralda” airport
OLBIA. Olbia becomes the seventh Italian base of the Volotea airline. This morning at the “Costa Smeralda” airport, the low-cost carrier inaugurated the new Gallura headquarters from where, thanks to a 156-seat Airbus A319, it will be possible to take off to 15 national destinations and 4 abroad, for a total of 19 routes. and around 565,000 tickets on sale. The inauguration was attended by Carlos Muñoz, president and founder of Volotea, and Silvio Pippobello, CEO of Geasar, the company that manages the Olbia airport. “Thanks to the opening of the base in Costa Smeralda, we will further strengthen the connectivity of the North of the island by offering, to an increasing number of passengers, even more comfortable flight schedules and important connections to the rest of the Peninsula and France”, he declared. Carlos Muñoz. A total of 36 people will work at the Olbia base: 24 flight attendants, 14 of which Sardinians, and 12 pilots. «This is a fundamental step forward towards a healthy and concrete development of our airport and of tourism on our island. This significant result was achieved thanks to the solid sharing of strategies and objectives between Geasar and Volotea, supported by a common spirit of positivity and dynamism »is the comment of the CEO of Geasar Pippobello. For summer 2021 these are the reachable destinations: Ancona, Bari, Bologna, Catania, Cuneo, Genoa, Milan Bergamo, Naples, Palermo, Pescara, Pisa, Turin, Trieste, Venice and Verona, and Bordeaux, Lyon, Nantes, Strasbourg. Finally, for 2022, the route that will connect Olbia to Marseille is already available. (HANDLE).