Ryan air cancels routes affecting Seville and Valencia airports

Irish budget airline Ryanair confirmed Wednesday the cancellation from the 10th of January its routes linking the Spanish airports of Seville and Valencia.

A spokesman for the airline explained that the measure is a result of ” restricted capacity of aircraft for the upcoming summer season and increased costs at Spanish airports applied by AENA .”

However Ryanair said, the available seat capacity will increase facilities in the Seville San Pablo airport from September 2014 with the arrival of ” a new aircraft .”

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The destinations Bari to Dusseldorf and will open again in March 2014 and Ryanair has signed an agreement with U.S. manufacturer Boeing 737-800 to buy a further 175 planes for around 12,000 million euros, which will join its fleet ” progressively ” said a spokesman .

At the moment the flights are not available for next year on the website for the airline connections from Seville airport Bari (Italy) and Dusseldorf- Weeze (Germany ), although the company plans to activate them again from April 1st 2014. An Ryan Air spokesman said “At the moment we are working on the configuration of the final schedule for summer 2014.”

At the moment we can only confirm that the Valencia route will cease operations from the 10th of January, the spokesman said. The routes from San Pablo to Santiago de Compostela and Malta are in the same situation and suspended during the winter but that could re-enabled from April 2014.

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Air China considering the idea of including Malaga to their routes

Airline company Air China is now entertaining the idea of including Malaga to their routes with regard to the airlines expansion into Spain.

The airline´s chief executive Zhaoqui Bi stated he felt the route could be popular amongst the growing amount of Chinese travellers going to the country on holiday.

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Air China are considering adding Malaga to their routes

The declaration comes after substantial market research carried out by the commercial airline to determine just where it might be best increasing its network, within Spain and internationally.

In talks with the Junta De Andalucia in Malaga, Zhaoqui Bi highlighted the tourist authorities need to do all it can to demonstrate to Chinese visitors what the city of Malaga as well as the larger Andalucian region, is offering in the event the route will be successful.
In accordance with information supplied by airport authorities, merely 15,000 of more than 20 million visitors which go through Malaga airport terminal are Chinese.