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Safety rating : 7/7  Rating Criteria | Safety Rating Breakdown

Product rating : 2.5/5  Rating Criteria presents our independent Transavia safety ratings and reviews.

Country of Origin: Netherlands  |  Airline Code: HV


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Low Cost Carrier

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In Flight Product

  • Beverages, snacks and comfort packs available for purchase on board with Euros or credit cards
  • No in flight entertainment
  • Seat pitch of 30 inch
  • Baggage allowance of 15 to 23kg depending on fare purchased at the time of booking


  • Founded in 1966 as Transavia Holland and originally operated charter services
  • Within 10 years of operation the airline operated almost half of the Dutch holiday market
  • Became Transavia Airlines and scheduled services began in 1986
  • Primarily a charter airline in early 2000s with a low-cost airline subsidiary called Basiq Air
  • The two airlines were combined under the name and the airline became a low cost carrier in January 2005
  • Today a wholly owned subsidiary of KLM-Air France group

Major Strengths

  • Comprehensive route network

Subsidiary Airlines

  • Transavia France

Aircraft Types

  • 737-700
  • 737-800

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