Last night saw the inaugural Air Europa flight take off from Madrid’s Adolfo Suarez Barajas airport to San Pedro Sula – the first of its kind to connect Europe directly with Honduras. Air Europa UK managing director, Colin Stewart, commented: “We are thrilled about the launch of this new route – our first flight into Central America.”
Air Europa has added to its growing UK team with the appointment of Rosina Aguero as sales executive. Venezuelan Aguero will be managing the performance of Air Europa’s key client portfolio and identifying growth potential on both existing and new accounts.
Air Europa is celebrating the arrival of its sixth Dreamliner Boeing 787-8 and commencing has utilised the brand new aircraft on its daily Madrid-Havana route. The flight to Cuba connects perfectly with the Air Europa twice-daily flights between London Gatwick and Madrid’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport.
Aerolíneas Argentinas and Air Europa have announced an extension to the existing commercial agreement between the two companies. The recent FITUR exhibition marked the conclusion of this new step, extending the joint collaboration that already existed between Ezeiza and Madrid to include more routes and destinations.
Air Europa has launched its new route from Madrid to Veradero, Cuba. The flight, on-board an Airbus 330-200, will operate until August 25th, with two weekly fights. The operation of the new route will also enable excellent connection through the airline’s hub in Madrid, with the rest of the airline’s domestic and European destinations.
Boeing and Air Europa has announced an order for 20 737 MAX 8s at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow. “The 737 MAX will complement Air Europa’s growing fleet and is the perfect aircraft for our short-haul operations across Europe to feed our long-haul network from hubs in Madrid and Palma,” said Juan José Hidalgo, president, Globalia, the parent company of Air Europa.
Air Europa has launched its latest route, set to operate daily from Madrid to Bogota on its latest generation aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Air Europa chairman Juan Jose Hidalgo cut the ribbon at the inauguration in Barajas airport Madrid and was among passengers on the first flight to Bogota, the city thought to be the economic, cultural, political, financial and touristic hub of Colombia.
Air Europa is celebrating the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Air Europa takes delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner following a ceremony held at Boeing’s 787 assembly site in North Charleston, South Carolina. Air Europa leased its first 787 through an agreement with SMBC Aviation Capital.
With 22 Boeing Dreamliner planes on order and a host of new destinations on the horizon, the future looks bright for Spanish-owned carrier Air Europa. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole sits down with UK director Colin Stewart to discuss the latest developments at the carrier, the opportunities afforded by the falling price of oil, and the changing political situation in the Caribbean.
Air Europa will launch a new daily service from London to Bogota via Madrid June 27th next year. Following the announcement of a new route to Asuncion, Paraguay, last month, this news is further indication of Air Europa’s strategy for growth and expansion over the coming year, as the airline seeks to fill the few remaining gaps in its South American network.
Air Europa, the Latin American specialist airline, has announced a new twice weekly service from London to Asuncion via Madrid, to be launched this December. The route is now available for booking with Air Europa. The Madrid to Asuncion flight will be operated using an Airbus 330-200, with capacity for 299 passengers, 24 in Business Class.
Colin Stewart, the UK general manager of Air Europa, has been appointed to the role of director with the Board of Airline Representatives UK. BAR UK has 12 Directors, elected by its more than 70 members, and is the industry association representing the majority of airlines operating to the UK.