Palma promotes rising number of UK air links

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The city of Palma de Mallorca is becoming more accessible as a year round destination thanks to increased flight connections from the UK.

Jet2 will start its flight operation from Leeds (LBA), Manchester (MAN) and Edinburgh (EDI) from February and March 2016. The flights from Manchester will start on the 11th February twice a week on Thursdays and Mondays, with an increase to three times a week from the 5th March before launching its normal summer schedule of 20 flights a week from May 2016

From Leeds the route will start on the 26th February with two flights a week on Friday and Monday before increasing to the normal summer schedule of 12 times a week.

Edinburgh’s flights will start on the 3rd March twice a week on Thursdays and Sundays, increasing to five times a week during the summer months.

These increases in capacity during the winter months represent a total capacity of 10,228 seats during February and March 2016.

For summer 2016 the following airlines have announced an increase in their Palma flights:

  • Ryanair will increase its operations by 25% from Birmingham Airport with 21 new routes including an increase on its Palma operation from one daily flight to nine times a week.
  • Vueling will increase the number of seats from Cardiff airport to Palma to three times a week from the 28th March 2016 operating on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday with daily flights between June and September.
  • Aer Lingus will increase their flights from two to five per week from Belfast city airport, operating on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This represents an increase of 25,000 seats for next summer.
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