29 MAY 2017


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Article from BTNews 29 MAY 2017

Ryanair goes long-haul

Long-haul flights from Madrid to Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico and the US have gone on sale on the Ryanair website after the Irish carrier sealed a new flight partnership deal with Air Europa.

The link-up means Ryanair passengers can browse and book Air Europa flights on 20 long-haul routes from the Spanish capital to 16 countries in North, Central and South America.

Ryanair says the new partnership is the latest initiative under Year 4 of its “Always Getting Better” customer experience programme and added it was continuing talks with other long-haul airlines on potential feed and connecting flight partnerships.

CEO Michael O’Leary said: “Ryanair operates more than 50 short-haul routes to/from Madrid and now customers can book flights on Air Europa long-haul routes to destinations including Buenos Aires, Havana and New York.”

CEO Javier Hidalgo of the Globalia Group, which owns Air Europa, added: “This partnership means Air Europa has doubled its connectivity with Europe, adding 53 cities.

“It consolidates Air Europa as the best price-quality option between Europe and America at a time we are equipping with the most modern and efficient fleet in the market operating between both continents.”




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