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KLM's Basiq Air To Expand  
User currently offlineKeesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 11 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1313 times:

KLM's Basiq Air to expand to 13 destinations from 6 currently

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines NV unit Transavia said it will expand the number of destinations offered by its low-cost service Basiq Air to 13 from 6 now from April 1.

Basiq Air will add the destinations Alicante, Faro, Palma de Mallorca, Seville, Milan, Naples and Pisa to its existing routes, the airline said.

Transavia will maintain a no frills concept, charging for additional service on board, on its Basiq Air service and on 30 of its 70 charter destinations.

http://library.northernlight.com/MB20021030350000063.html?cb=0&dx=1006&sc=0#doc

Expanding Low cost capasity from AMS it seems ...

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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1267 times:

Hmm. Change of plans? I thought KLM wanted to scrap BasiqAir and integrate the routes it now operates into Buzz while turning the rest of the regular Transavia flights over to the KLM mainline operation leaving Transavia with only their charter network.


I wish I were flying
User currently offlineSunCEO From Ireland, joined Oct 2001, 359 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 1201 times:

Great News!

I really want to fly Basiq air but haven't had the chance...indeed a few more months and a few more destinations at least!

Rgds,
SunCEO.


User currently offlineTwaneedsnohelp From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1179 times:

Whats the relevance of the Basiq Air name?

Is it a fancy derivation of Basic Air? (as in "basic" - no frils?)

TNNH


User currently offlineAirblue From San Marino, joined May 2001, 1825 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (11 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1171 times:

Will they take the Pisa and Naples routes from Transavia??

About Milan, does Transavia still fly the daily AMS-LIN (late evening flight).


User currently offlineAirDD From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 375 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 1125 times:


So Basiqair won't be integrated in Buzz ?


airDD


User currently offlinePlane holland From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 454 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (11 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1101 times:

Basiq Air won't be integrated in Buzz. It will operate as a 100 procent seat-only service of Transavia. KLM will operate the transfer-destinations such as CMN.

Transavia will stop service to the following destinations:
Casablanca (KLM) , Oporto (KLM) , Thessaloniki ( why? ) , Valencia , (also why ? ) and Kathmandu (still a mistery cause according to HV the route always fully booked)

rgds, Plane Holland


User currently offlineKL713 From Netherlands, joined Aug 2001, 771 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (11 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1092 times:

That's a mystery indeed....if the KTM route is doing well, and main scheduled HV operations will be taken over by KL, maybe something for Martinair to take the service over? or KL? with a non-stop flight?


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