Western France’s leading airport, NTE, is the ideal gateway to Brittany, Vendée and the Loire Valley. Located just 10km from the city of Nantes, NTE is the seventh French regional airport and number one for holiday traffic. It reached 7.2 million customers in 2019 with a catchment area of eight million inhabitants within three hours’ drive. The airport has optimised infrastructures, adapted to all airlines and designed to provide efficient service to both airlines and passengers. The airport is open 24/7, with a three-minute taxi time and 20-minute turnaround. NTE is a compact airport and has obtained international standards certifications ISO 9001, ISO 14001 for its quality and environment management and the Airport Carbon Accreditation. NTE awards include the French Civil Defence (2009) for its initiatives on crisis management, the ERA Airport Achievement Award (2011) and the VINCI Innovation Award for its client service and partnership programme (2012–2013).