TWO airlines, Ryanair and Air Europa are forming a new flight partnership to offer Air Europa long haul flights through the Ryanair website.
With immediate effect customers can browse and book Air Europa flights on 20 long haul routes from Madrid to 16 countries in North, Central and South America, including Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico and the United States.
The second phase of this Air Europa partnership will be launched later in the year and will allow Ryanair customers to connect onto Air Europa long haul flights through Madrid. Ryanair is continuing its discussions with a number of other long haul airlines on potential feed and connecting flight partnerships.
In Madrid, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said “We are pleased to announce this exciting partnership with Air Europa ….Ryanair operates over 50 short haul routes to/from Madrid and now our customers can book flights on Air Europa long haul routes to destinations including Buenos Aires, Havana and New York.”
Globalia Group – which owns Air Europa – CEO, Javier Hidalgo said “This partnership with Ryanair gives us great satisfaction, and it puts us at the forefront of business and allows us to strengthen our competitiveness. With this agreement Air Europa doubles its connectivity with the European continent adding 53 European cities.”