The TTG Incontri Fair in Rimini, Albastar presents its commercial activity 2018/2019
Albastar, the private Spanish airline company, will be present at the TTG Incontri fair in Rimini, from 10 to 12 October, at pavilion A1, stand 028.
Engaged in the complete renewal of the fleet, consisting in the phase-in of the new Boeing 737- 800 NG and in the obtainment of the IOSA certification, AlbaStar looks pleased at the meeting with the reference market after summer 2018, which recorded a positive trend in line with expectations, with over 11 thousand hours of flight and with a turnover of around €77 million. For the fiscal year-end closing in progress, expected next 31st October, the results confirm a positive and upward trend, with about + 25% of traffic volume compared to last year.
In line with the development plan, AlbaStar’s fleet now comprises six aircraft, three Boeing 737-800 (outfitted with 189 seats in one class) and three Boeing 737-400 (outfitted with 170 seats in one class) and the addition of a fourth Boeing 737-800 is expected to enter the fleet in the first half of 2019, which will allow AlbaStar to expand its range of operations and the network of destinations served.
With three operational bases in Palma de Mallorca, Milan Malpensa and Milan Bergamo, AlbaStar today offers the market a functional and flexible business model that includes national and international connections, both for on-demand and scheduled traffic and has acquired numerous prestigious clients including European Tour Operators and Brokers.
For the upcoming winter season, AlbaStar confirms its scheduled flights to the airport of Catania, for the fourth consecutive year, with flights leaving from Milan Malpensa and Milan Bergamo and introduces new connections to the airport of Palermo from Milan Bergamo airport.
With regard to charter flights, the carrier announces direct flights to Northern Europe in collaboration with the tour operator Giver Viaggi: Rovaniemi (Lapland), in December 2018 and January 2019 and it reconfirms its connections to Norway, with no-stop direct flights to Bodø starting from next June 2019 with the addition of Tromsø starting from February 2019.
The carrier confirms its annual programme to the Canary Islands (Fuerteventura, South Tenerife, Lanzarote, Las Palmas) and the Red Sea (Sharm-el-Sheikh and Marsa Alam) from Milan Malpensa, Milan Bergamo and Verona. Collaborations with incentive house and sports associations will continue to have an important role for the scheduling of ad hocflights throughout the year.
GThe organisation of its commercial activities for summer 2019 is already underway and AlbaStar reaffirms its full commitment as the reference airline for European leisure travel with links to the Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Red Sea, Greece, Israel, Italy and pilgrimage destinations.
With regard to religious and pilgrimage tourism, charter flights to Lourdes and Medjugorie dare confirmed by a vast Italian and European network. From May 2019 to October 2019, scheduled flights to Lourdes are reconfirmed from Rome (Monday and Thursday) and from Milan Bergamo (Monday, Wednesday, Friday).
here has been an increase in incoming flights to the airport of Palma de Mallorca from Northen Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Israel.
Albastar’s programme is now available on the website www.albastar.es, on the Amadeus (using the AP code) and BSP Italy and France (using code W2) reservation systems and in major and main O.T.A.