Transavia France

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This article is about the French airline. For its Dutch counterpart, see Transavia.
Transavia France
Transavia logo 2.jpg
IATA
TO
ICAO
TVF
Callsign
FRANCE SOLEIL
Founded 2006
Commenced operations 2007
Operating bases Paris-Orly Airport
Fleet size 18
Destinations 30
Parent company Air France-KLM
Headquarters Paray Vieille Poste, France
Key people Antoine Pussiau, CEO
Website transavia.com

Transavia France, legally Transavia France S.A.S. (previously branded as transavia.com France), is a French low-cost airline and a wholly owned subsidiary Air France-KLM based at Paris-Orly Airport. It shares its corporate design and tightly cooperates with its Dutch sister company, Transavia.

History[edit]

Transavia France was established as transavia.com France in November 2006 by Air France and the Dutch airline Transavia (transavia.com back then), and began its operations in May 2007, operating scheduled and charter flights.[1] Antoine Pussiau has been the CEO since January 2013.[2]

Transavia France chiefly operates scheduled and charter services to leisure and some metropolitan destinations, and is now positioned as part of Air France-KLM's joint low-cost brand, which operates under the Transavia name in both the Netherlands and France.[3] By early 2015, Transavia France, together with its Dutch sister company, received a new corporate design dropping the ".com" from its public appearance as well as changing its primary colors from white/green/blue to white/green.[4]

Corporate affairs[edit]

Ownership and structure[edit]

Transavia France S.A.S. is 60% is owned by Air France S.A. and 40% owned by Transavia Airlines C.V. of the Netherlands, both of which in turn are ultimately owned by Air France–KLM. Transavia is run as an independent operation, with both arms operating with an identical business model, website and image.[5] The financials for both parts of the Transavia brand (Transavia and Transavia France) are fully incorporated in the published annual accounts of their ultimate parent, Air France-KLM.

Head office[edit]

Transavia France is headquartered at Paris-Orly Airport in Paray Vieille Poste.[6][7]

Service concept[edit]

Transavia offers the "Assortment on Board" buy on board service offering food and drinks for purchase.[8]

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

Transavia France Boeing 737-800 wearing the former livery

The Transavia France fleet consists of the following aircraft as of April 2015:[9]

Transavia France Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-200 2 operated by Air France
Boeing 737-800 16 186 / 189
Total 18

As of April 2015, the average age of the Transavia France fleet was 6.2 years.[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://corporate.airfrance.com/en/the-company/subsidiaries/transavia-france/
  2. ^ http://atwonline.com/airline-finance-data/news/transavia-france-appoints-antoine-pussiau-ceo-0130
  3. ^ "Annual Financial Report 2014" (PDF). Air France-KLM. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  4. ^ http://www.marketingtribune.nl/design/nieuws/2015/03/%5Bdesignpanel%5D-rebranding-transavia/index.xml
  5. ^ http://www.transavia.com/corporate/en/organisation/company-profile.1.html
  6. ^ "Terms and conditions of carriage." Transavia.com. Retrieved on 2 January 2010. "Adresse: TRANSAVIA AIRLINES S.A.S. 18, avenue Louis Bleriot 91551 Paray vieille poste RCS 492 791 306 Evry FRANCE"
  7. ^ "Transavia France." Air France. Retrieved on 21 June 2010. "Its head office is in Paray-Vieille-Poste (Essonne), France. " and "Address: 18 Avenue Louis Blériot 91220 Paray-Vieille-Poste, France"
  8. ^ "Assortment on board." transavia. Accessed October 24, 2008.
  9. ^ http://ch-aviation.com/portal/airline/HVF#al_profile_tab_fleet
  10. ^ http://www.airfleets.net/ageflotte/Transavia%20France.htm

External links[edit]

Media related to Transavia at Wikimedia Commons