Spanish low-cost carrier (LCC) Volotea will grow its fleet to 28 aircraft this year, as the LCC continues a rapid growth and transition from Boeing 717 to Airbus A319 operations. Privately owned Volotea launched in April 2012, tapping smaller traffic flows between small and mid-sized European cities that were previously the realm of regional airlines. “It was all regional carriers, which have a very high cost base, so we brought low costs to this world and created Volotea. We ...

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