Low cost airline bucks trend with new route
Irish airline Ryanair has today opened a new internal Spanish route between the eastern city of Alicante and Mallorca. Flights will leave Alicante at 6:00 every Tuesday and Saturday, arriving at Palma de Mallorca at 7:00. Return flights are on the same days at 7:35 to arrive one hour later.
At the same time, Ryanair has also launched a new route between Alicante and London Gatwick Airport, offering two flights daily. The director of sales and marketing for Ryanair Spain, Luis Fernandez-Mellado said the new routes represented “a very special day for Ryanair … because with the opening of the new routes from Alicante the company now operates between 27 domestic and international destinations across Europe.”
Ticket prices on the new routes are being offered as low as 11 euros each way.