As the secondary airport in the French capital, Paris Orly Airport is served well by major domestic airlines and plenty of other international carriers. Air France operates the busiest schedule at Paris Orly Airport, which serves as a hub for France’s flag carrier. This major French airline connects Paris with important domestic destinations like Bordeaux, Brest, Marseille, Montpellier, Lyon, Nice, Strasbourg, and Toulouse. Additionally, Air France also offers long distance flights to French territories such as French Guaiana and Reunion. The French Mediterranean island of Corsica is also accessible through regional Air France service at Paris Orly Airport. Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi, and Figari are major destinations in Corsica that are listed on the Air France schedule.
The national airline of France offers a rather limited list of international destinations. Basel, Barcelona, and London City make the timetable of overseas destinations offered by this major carrier. Air France operates at the West Terminal in Paris Orly Airport.
The second busiest airline at Paris Orly Airport is Transavia France. This small low cost airline uses Paris’ secondary airport as a major hub. Transavia France is the number one choice for Orly passengers looking for great vacation destinations within the Mediterranean region. The Turkish resort communities of Antalya, Bodrum, and Izmir are accessible all year long thanks to this busy French carrier. The Egyptian cities of Luxor and Hurghada can also be reached via Transavia France. North African resorts such as Djerba, Marrakech, Monastir, Oujda, and Tangier also make the list of destinations operated by this French low cost airline. Mediterranean Islands such as Crete and Mallorca are also part of the extensive service operated by Transavia France at the South Terminal in Paris Orly Airport.
Passengers at Paris Orly Airport can also count on another domestic airline for great service to popular resorts. Based in the South Terminal, Aigle Azur takes customers to North African destinations like Annaba, Algiers, Batna, Constantine, Djerba, and Oran. Lisbon and Porto in Portugal are some of the few destinations within continental Europe that are part of the Aigle Azur service. By offering charter flights to Fuerteventure and Tenefire, Aigle Azur also takes passengers to the beautiful Spanish Canary Islands near the coast of West Africa.
The list of major European airlines serving Paris Orly Airport includes Air Berlin, Air Europa, British Airways, EasyJet, Iberia, TAP Portugal, and Vueling. Naturally, France’s second largest airport is also served by airlines from other French speaking countries from North Africa. This list includes Air Algerie, Tunis Air, and Royal Air Maroc.