Nice Côte d’Azur Airport presents its new winter 2015-2016 collection: its range of destinations now offering direct access to Europe, the Mediterranean and even North America all year round.
More than ever, Nice is connected to the world in just a few hours. A unique positioning which further reinforces Nice Cote d’Azur Airport as a major platform for southern Europe.
Key figures for winter 2015-2016:
- 65 destinations
- 38 scheduled airlines
- 26 countries served
- + 200,000 additional seats
- 6 new routes
This winter increased seat capacity (+4% compared to the previous winter) supports and promotes the dynamism of winter tourist activity in the territory, with new facilities for leisure and business tourism.
Summer 2015 had seen the launch of new lines to Istanbul, Rome, Tel Aviv and Amsterdam from Nice. Building on their success, airlines believe in Nice Côte d’Azur Airport to develop traffic during the season winter.
In terms of innovation, a new airline, Volotea, will make the key French Christmas market destination accessible: Strasbourg. Before the ski season starts, a great alternative in France for winter weekends!
Very popular with passengers during the summer, Prague will also be featured in romantic getaway destinations this winter.
New York is now accessible all year round
After its suspension for 4 years from January to March, it is now possible to reach New York directly from Nice throughout the year on 4 weekly flights! It was important to offer regular users of Nice Côte d’Azur Airport a way to reach North America in any season, especially for US business tourists who are increasing their numbers at conventions on the Riviera.
All these new services fall within the framework of the Territorial Competitiveness Contract launched last June whereby Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur undertook to reduce its airport charges for scheduled commercial aviation for 10 years, to the benefit of its local territory as well as current and future partner airlines.