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SWISS to launch Cork-Zurich service

SWISS to launch Cork-Zurich service

SWISS is planning to launch a new seasonal route between Zurich and Cork. The carrier will operate a weekly service between the two destinations from June, increasing to twice-weekly during July and August.

Spirit Airlines to launch flights from Pittsburgh

Spirit Airlines to launch flights from Pittsburgh

Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has announced this week that it will begin flying out of Pittsburgh International Airport in May 2017. Daily flights to Dallas/Fort Worth and Myrtle Beach will commence on May 25, 2017, while Spirit will fly three times weekly to Fort Lauderdale beginning on June 15.

Hyatt Regency Andares Guadalajara opens in Mexico

Hyatt Regency Andares Guadalajara opens in Mexico

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The 257-room Hyatt Regency Andares Guadalajara has opened its doors in Mexico. With this hotel, the Hyatt brand is marking its return to the city of Guadalajara as part of the mixed use Andares development, a successful luxury commercial complex.

British tourists flock to Valencia

British tourists flock to Valencia

Valencia received a record 95,106 British visitors in 2016, 19.9 per cent more than in 2015 and, with new direct flights from London Luton, Birmingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh being launched in the next few months, that figure is expected to grow further this year.

Heathrow sees record 75.7m passengers in 2016

Heathrow sees record 75.7m passengers in 2016

Heathrow welcomed a record 75.7 million passengers in 2016, up one per cent on the previous year. Passenger charges fell by one per cent at the UK’s largest airport, as Heathrow retained its position as Europe’s best hub for the third year running.