Air Europa will exceed in 2018 for the first time the 11 million passengers transported in a year

Air Europa will exceed in 2018 for the first time the 11 million passengers transported in a year


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Air Europa is on track to close a historic year. The airline has informed on Thursday that in 2018 will exceed for the first time the barrier of 11 million passengers, a historical fact that according to the group "evidences the upward trend of the last years".

In the long radio, the group's air division Globalia registered an increase of 10% traffic. He also got an important in business class and in medium distance, where he obtained a "similar increase".

In particular, the company has highlighted the "good behavior" of destinations inaugurated this year, such as Venice and Düsseldorf. In addition, Rome has maintained an "exceptional behavior", with an increase in traffic of more than 30%.

Regarding forecasts of the group in 2019, Air Europa stresses that it will strengthen its commitment to Marrakech, where it will operate four weekly flights and one daily flight during the summer months. In addition, the company led by Juan José Hidalgo plans to open routes to Casablanca and Tunisia, and in high season will also fly to Stockholm, Copenhagen and Athens.

In the home network, the airline has offered more than two million places, which represents an increase of five percentage points in relation to last year's offer. In 2019, it will start two new operations linking Madrid with Asturias and Seville with four daily flights, respectively. The new route between Madrid and Oviedo will start on March 1, and Madrid and Seville, on April 1.

In addition, Air Europa will also open next summer new route between Palma de Mallorca and Vigo with a weekly frequency, which will be operated by the Boeing 737-8 fleet

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