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Air Europa is a Spanish airline headquartered in Llucmajor, Majorca, in Spain.
Air Europa's hub can be found in the Spanish capital of Madrid in Madrid Barajas Airport. Founded in 1986 Air Europa has grown to become the third largest airline in Spain behind only Iberia and Vueling. The Spanish carrier is 100% owned by Globalia, a travel and tourism company. In September 2007 Air Europa became a member of the SkyTeam alliance.
Air Europa currently operates flights to over 44 destinations across Europe as well as North and South America. These destinations include Madrid, Sao Paulo, Majorca, Lisbon, London, Miami, Cancun, Malaga, Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Minorca, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Havana, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, Dakar, Tel Aviv and Agadir.
Operating across 3 different continents on short, medium and long haul flights Air Europa has a total fleet size of 56 aircraft, ranging from 49 to 388 seaters. The fleet consists of Airbus, Boeing, ATR, and Embraer aircraft including Airbus' 330 series both 200 and 300, Boeing's 737 and 787 aircraft, Embraer jets and ATR 72's. Most of Air Europa's aircraft offer business and economy seats, however on their smaller aircraft only economy seats are available.
In September 2007 Air Europa became a member of the SkyTeam Alliance.
SkyTeam was founded in June 2000 and has grown to be the second largest alliance in the world, second only to Star Alliance, in terms of passengers and number of members. SkyTeam currently consists of 20 carriers from five continents operating a wider service for all of their passengers worldwide.
KLM have codeshare agreements with most SkyTeam members including; Aer Lingus, Bangkok Airways, Georgian Airways, Gol, Jet Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Olympic Air, Pegasus Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines and many others.
19th September 2017
Air Europa to launch Gatwick-Recife service
The twice-weekly route will start on December 20 on Wednesdays and Fridays, with the addition of a third weekly flight expected in 2018. To improve connectivity within Brazil, the airline maintains a code-sharing agreement with Avianca Brasil on several weekly domestic flights, which link Recife to other parts of the country.
Recife is Brazil’s fourth-largest metropolitan area and is one of the country’s prime business centres, playing host to an international airport and two seaports. It is home to several industries, including brewing, canning, shipbuilding, automotive, electronics, tube manufacturing, chocolate making and textiles.
Colin Stewart, Air Europa’s UK managing director, said: “We are thrilled about the launch of this route – particularly as Air Europa will be the first airline to fly from London to Recife via Madrid. As our third Brazilian destination, this consolidates our presence in the country.”
12th September 2017
Air Europa plans Recife launch in December 2017
Air Europa from December 2017 is planning service expansion to Brasil, through the offering of new Madrid – Recife service. Subject to Government Approval, the Skyteam member will operate this route with Airbus A330-200 aircraft from 20DEC17, on Wednesdays and Fridays.
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11th September 2017
New Cancun-Madrid flights offered by Air Europa
Starting in September, the air carrier Air Europa will add three weekly flights from Madrid to Cancún aimed at reinforcing its connectivity with the Caribbean, especially in the off-season.
Spain is considered one of the “top ten” countries with largest number of tourists visiting Cancún, with an average of more than 300,000 in the last three years, and it is the second most important European market for Cancún’s tourism as well.
The airline informed in a statement that they have begun an expansion of low – season air services since June 2017, departing from Madrid at Barajas International Airport to Cancun and Punta Cana, one of the main destinations and rivals in the Caribbean.
Both routes are operated by the Airbus A330 equipment with capacity for 275 seats in tourist class and 24 in business class. The company also features in its aircrafts: WiFi connection and a Streaming service, which allows the passengers to download free audiovisual content on their personal devices.
In addition to the natural beauty of the destination, six out of 10 hotel rooms in the Cancun and Riviera Maya belong to Spanish hotel chains such as Sol Meliá, NhHotels, Riu Hotels, Barceló Hotels & Resort, Iberoestar Hotels & Resort, Palladium Hotel Group, among others.
There are 94 hotels that belong to Spanish chains in the state; in Benito Juárez there are 18, according to the Cancun Hotel Association (AHC), and although the figure seems low, the number of rooms on average is important.
It should be noted that throughout this year new routes have started operations, both nationally and internationally: just in the summer holidays have been launched: Mexico City – Chetumal, Cancun – Chetumal, Belize – Chetumal, Guadalajara – Cozumel, Monterrey – Cozumel, as well as many other connections with Canada and the United States.
11th September 2017
Air Europa Mar 2018 Asuncion / Cordoba aircraft changes
Air Europa during the month of March 2018 plans to introduce Boeing 787 service on additional route to South America, with the scheduling of 787-8 operation on Madrid – Asuncion – Cordoba route. The 787 operates 4 times a week, replacing A330-200, from 03MAR18 to 24MAR18.
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Air Europa in 2018 plans to expand service to Italy, including additional flight for Rome, Milan Malpensa, as well as new service to Venice. Planned operation as follow.
Madrid – Rome eff 12JAN18 Increase from 2 to 3 daily
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Madrid – Milan Malpensa eff 01JUN18 Permanent increase from 2 to 3 daily, instead of seasonal/holiday increase
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Madrid – Venice eff 01JUN18 NEW 2 daily service by Air Europa Express, operating on regular basis. The airline previously operated bi-weekly flight until 31OCT17
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BOC Aviation has placed an order for four Boeing 787-9s and will be leased to Spanish carrier Air Europa
The Singapore-based lessor says in a statement that the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-powered aircraft will be delivered in 2019. At list prices, the order is valued at $1.08 billion. The lease deal is the first between Air Europa and BOC Aviation, and the airline says that it will help to grow its 787 fleet to 24 units by 2022.
Flight Fleets Analyzer shows that the carrier presently operates eight 787-8s and has 14 787-9s on order.
In June 2017, Air Europa announced it has commenced its third US destination on 14 June, with the addition of a three times weekly operation to Boston.
Air Europa, which already flies daily to New York JFK and Miami from its Madrid. Flight UX 31 will be flown by the SkyTeam carrier’s A330-200 fleet, and will face direct competition from Iberia, which serves the 5,470-kilometre sector on a daily basis.
Air Europa announced it had signed a codeshare agreement with Ethiopian Airlines effective from 11 April 2017. The new partnership is a free sale codeshare agreement, thereby allowing the partner airlines access to each other’s network by creating smooth connection at their respective hubs. It allows Air Europa to have presence on the African continent and offer its passengers a wider choice of travel destinations. In addition, Air Europa also provides Ethiopian Airline´s passengers with excellent connectivity with other European, Spanish and American destinations to where Air Europa flies through its Madrid hub.
Air Europa announced it had extended planned Boeing 787-8 operations for Madrid – Tel Aviv market, set to enter service in June 2017. The Dreamliner is currently scheduled on 09JUN17 and 12JUN17, followed by regular service from 03JUL17. Originally the 787 was scheduled to operate until 16OCT17, however this is now being extended into winter 2017/18 season. In June 2017, Air Europa, which already flies daily to New York JFK and Miami from its Madrid (MAD) hub, commenced its third US destination on 14 June, with the addition of a three times weekly operation to Boston (BOS). Flight UX 31 will be flown by the SkyTeam carrier’s A330-200 fleet, and will face direct competition from Iberia, which serves the 5,470-kilometre sector on a daily basis.
Air Europa celebrated the arrival of its sixth Dreamliner Boeing 787-8, committing the aircraft to its daily Madrid to Havana route. The flight to Cuba connects with the Air Europa twice-daily flights between London Gatwick and Madrid’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport. Air Europa has recently committed to investing $3.5 billion for the purchase of a total of 22 Dreamliners which will be delivered progressively by 2022. With 6 Dreamliners now in operation, and a further 2 to be added this year, the 787-8 Dreamliner is a key part of Air Europa’s constantly expanding fleet. 14 additional 787-9 models will also come into operation over the next few years.
Air Europa also announced that it is stepping up its frequency of its flights on the Tel Aviv - Madrid route to six weekly flights. The airline is thereby doubling its number of seats on the route. The route will use Boeing 787 Dreamliners for route, Boeing's newest model, which is usually used in trans-Atlantic flights (on United Airlines flights to the US, for example). The additional flights will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting in July 2017.
Many of the passengers with the carrier continue on from Madrid to other destinations, mainly in Central and South America, such as Buenos Aires, Sao Paolo, Bogota, Havana, and others.
It was announced in March 2017 that Air Europa will fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Cuba. Air Europa will include a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, one of the newest planes in the world, to cover the Madrid-Havana route, announced in the Cuban Ministry of Tourism. The aircraft, that arrived in Havana this Wednesday and will fly on daily basis, carries 296 passengers, 22 of them in executive class. This step (including a top aircraft to the fleet that flies to Cuba) shows that Air Europa gives high priority to the Caribbean nation and also that the country has the infrastructure to accommodate the latest technologies to give more comfort to travelers
Air Europa announced it was holding preliminary talks with the Dominican Republic's Helidosa Aviation Group over possible investments in the Dominican Republican. Helidosa Aviation specializes in passenger charter as well as medevac services across the Caribbean (including French Territories), Central and South America, Europe, and the Eastern United States. Operationally, its fleet consists of Cessna 650 Citations, Cessna 560 XL/XLS Citations, Cessna 550B Citations, and various helicopters.
||Air Europa offers its passengers 23kg checked baggage for economy, 2 pieces of 23kg for business on domestic and European flights and for Business intercontinental flights 3 pieces up to 23kg each. For cabin baggage allowance, Air Europa offers its passengers 1 piece of up to 10kg for economy, 14kg for domestic and European flights in Business and Intercontinental flights 2 pieces of 18kg in Business.
||Air Europa operates a loyalty programme called SUMA through which you are rewarded with 2 miles for each €1 you have paid for your ticket. You can also earn Miles on flights taken with SkyTeam Alliance airlines. SUMA programme allows the earning and redeeming of SUMA miles with all SkyTeam Alliance airlines and with our partners including Amazon, Be Live, Europcar and NH Hotel Group.
Their main hub is the Palma de Mallorca Airport, and has an alliance with SkyTeam, with other international airlines such as Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air France, Alitalia, Delta Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, among many others. Air Europa announced that it had placed a new order with Boeing for 14 787 Dreamliners in addition to the eight B787s already acquired for the company. In 2015, Air Europa signed new codeshare agreements with Korean Air, Avianca Brazil, Seaborne and Air Serbia.
In October 2016, Air Europa began its new Dreamliner service to the Dominican Republic. The Spanish air carrier officially launched its service from Madrid to Santo Domingo on Wednesday with a flight to the capital’s Las Americas International Airport. Air Europa is operating the flights daily, with capacity for 317 passengers and a variety of connections in Europe. In November 2016, Spanish carrier Air Europa and Danish regional aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) have completed a sale and leaseback on seven Embraer 195s. SkyTeam member Air Europa is part of the Globalia tourism group and carries 9 million passengers annually.