Air Europa will consolidate its presence in Central America with the launch of its new route to Panama in June. At the same time, the carrier will offer passengers a codeshare option with Copa Airlines to travel on from Panama to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador or Guatemala.
Gate Gourmet and gateretail, two gategroup companies, have been awarded a six-year contract to serve Spanish carrier Air Europa. The Majorcan-headquartered carrier is 100 per cent owned by the Globalia group and is a member of the SkyTeam alliance.
In a major $3.5 billion investment in new aircraft announced in 2015 the target was for 22 Dreamliner aircraft to be delivered by 2022 – this has now been increased to 27 Dreamliners by 2022.
Air Europa has added to its UK team with the appointment of a new marketing manager and a new sales manager. Alvaro Florez joins as a sales manager and is a travel specialist who brings over 20 years of industry experience to this role.
Ryanair has announced the extension of its flight partnership with Air Europa. From today, customers can browse and book Air Europa connecting flights from 15 European cities to Madrid and onward to 16 countries in North, Central and South America, including Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico and the United States.
Air Europa has commenced phase two of its renovation programme with the introduction of its first 787-9 Dreamliner. Delivering the very latest in aviation technology, the aircraft offers a more comfortable flying experience for its passengers with sleek and contemporary interiors.
From the January 1st, Spanish airline Air Europa will cover the triangular route between Madrid, Quito and Guayaquil. At the same time, the carrier will also maintain the current flight schedule to the latter destination. which operates on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
With the Air Europa fleet expanding with the addition of new Dreamliner aircraft from Boeing, and new destinations being added in Brazil, it is an exciting time for the carrier. Here Breaking Travel News chats with UK director Colin Stewart about the impact the new planes will have on the market and his own recent appointment as the chairman of the Latin American Travel Association.