Almeria airport gets new summer routes

Almeria airport

It seems FITUR may be useful for something as Almeria Airport (code named LEI) has signed a series of new summer destinations at the trade fair. Mind you, it doesn’t alter my theory that FITUR is just one big jolly for the boys one iota. Jet2 and TUI have been studying these destinations since last year, they just use the Madrid tourism fair as the press launch destination. Any hoo…. UK airline Jet2.com plans to Continue reading

Manchester – Almeria routes announced by Monarch

UK airline Monarch has confirmed that they will be flying between Manchester and Almeria airport throughout this winter twice weekly. Flights will be on Monday, Thursday and Sundays until September, and on Thursdays and Sundays from then until November. From November until next March, flights will be on every Friday with additional flights on Mondays during the peak season only. See the winter route info here.

Almeria airport flying to 26 destinations this summer

This summer, you can fly to: Nationally: Oviedo, Bilbao, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Zaragoza, Barcelona, Madrid, Melilla, Palma de Mallorca & Seville; Internationally: Niederrhein, Ámsterdam, Birmingham, Londres, Manchester, Luxemburgo, Nottingham, Estocolmo, Bruselas, Bratislava, Kosice, Praga, Brno, Reikiavik & Varsovia According to AENA, the airports operator. However, many of the international flights are charter only, operated by travel agents. The only international regular scheduled flights are to Niederrhein, Bruselas, Birmingham, Londres, Manchester & Nottingham.

“Welcome to Andalucía, welcome home”

That’s the new slogan of Andalucia for the British market, believe it or not. Whilst curled up in a corner in a cafe in Granada browsing ABC this weekend (terrible paper, don’t bother, but it was on the pile in front of me) I came across a clipping about Andalucia’s stand at the World Travel Market in London. “Bienvenidos a Andalucía, bienvenidos a casa”. Luciano Alonso, minister for tourism in Andalucia’s Junta, explained to ABC Continue reading