Alicante Airport is undoubtedly one of the most important airports in Spain, occupying the fifth post in terms of the number of foreign passengers passing through its gates each year. This position is set to strengthen with the onset of the new tourist season and a variety of new routes announced by several important airlines:
Norwegian Airlines have announced 10 new direct flights from Alicante to run during the 2013 Summer Season, including flights to:
- Norway: Harstad/Narvik-Evenes, Tromsø, Molde and Haugesund
- Denmark: Billund and Aalborg
- Sweden: Malmö, Karlstad and Umea
- Finland: Oulu
- UK: London Gatwick
These new routes will be added to the flights the company already operates between Alicante and Alesund; Bergen; Oslo-Gardemoen; Oslo-Rygge; Oslo-Torp – Sandefjord; Stavanger and Trondheim (Norway); Copenhagen (Denmark); Stockholm-Arlanda and Gothenburg (Sweden); and Helsinki(Finland).
In total, during Summer 2013 the Norwegian airline will be offering 21 direct flights to 5 different countries!
For more info: http://www.norwegian.com/uk/
The famous Irish low-cost airline, which has a base at Alicante Airport, has reinstated 17 new European destinations for this summer. Currently Ryanair operates 27 direct flights, with full details available on their website: http://www.ryanair.com/en
Here are just a few of them:
Dutch airline Transavia has recently launched a new route to the airport of Weeze (Düsseldorf) in the west of Germany. This brings the total of direct flights operated by the company to 4, with links from Alicante to the European cities of Amsterdam (Schiphol), Eindhoven and Rotterdam/The Hague.
For more info: http://www.transavia.com/hv/en-EU/home
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