Spanish FlightsIt has never been cheaper to fly to Spain, with the fierce competition of Budget airlines flights can cost as little as a few UK pounds (airport taxes excluded). Many major tourist destinations in Spain are catered for by one of the major budget airlines, including Malaga airport, Barcelona Airport, Madrid Airport, Jerez Airport and many more. As an example we selected a Ryanair flight from Stansted Airport to Almeria Airport departing 3 March 2006 returning 11 March 2006 this was priced at £19.95 + airport taxes of £15.18 departing Stansted and £19.95 + taxes of £9.33 making a total of £64.49 for the return trip to Stansted. In comparison we priced an Easyjet flight on the same route on the same dates the price came in at £59.98 including taxes return. There are other carriers that also fly this route so it pays to shop around. Most airlines flights can be booked online.
Please find below most major Airlines that fly to Spain
This Irish based Airline headed by Michael O’Leary started in 1985 has now become one of Europe’s largest low fare carriers. They are regularly increasing the number of Ryanair routes in to Spain and now fly to 12 Spanish destinations.
This budget airline started flying in October 1995 from its main U.K. hub based at London Luton. It fast became one of the leading low budget websites with Easyjet.com first operating in 1998 and by June 2000 3 million seats had been sold on line. Easyjet, at the time of this article, flies to 12 Spanish destinations including Ibiza and Palma.
Opodo is an online booking agent owned by major travel related companies who are Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Finnair, Amadeus, British Airways, Iberia and Austrian Airlines. The site may be worth exploring if you have limited time to shop around.
This Irish airline formed in 1936 as Aer Lingus Teoranta by the Irish government as a private airline. Currently running Airbus 320´s it flies to 8 destinations in Spain from its hubs based in Cork International Airport and Dublin international including Malaga, Almeria, Alicante, Madrid and Bilbao.
This major U.K. Company offers many flights and holidays in Spanish destinations, they at the time of writing fly to over 18 destinations from regional U.K. Airports including Humberside, Norwich and Blackpool.
Monarch Airlines started life in 1967 beginning with two aircraft, now they have a fleet of 22. The flymonarch website started in 2000 with online bookings for scheduled passengers. Monarch now flies to 7 destinations in Spain.
Channel Express (air services) Ltd now called Jet2 have been flying commercially for 25 years. Jet2 commencing in 2003 from Leeds Bradford Airport has flown over 2 million passengers. At present Jet2 fly to 7 Destinations in Spain but will be adding flights to Menorca (Mahon) in May 26 2006.
British Airways began as far back as 1935 formally call Allied British Airways. In 1939 it merged with Imperial airlines to form a state owned airline BOAC British overseas airline corporation. BOAC became today’s British Airways PLC after merging with British European Airways BEA in 1973. British Airways fly to many Spanish destination including Zaragoza, Murcia, Seville, San Sebastian, Palma, Malaga, Bilbao, Almeria, Alicante, Granada and others. Contact reservations and General enquires +44 (0)870 850 9 850 Monday – Saturday 6.00 – 20.00.
Flight arrivals and departures information +44 (0)870 55 111 55 Monday – Saturday 6.00 – 20.00.
Car Hire in SpainYou can arrange car hire in all major destinations in Spain. To take advantage of the excellent offers in store it is advisable to book in advance. Spanish car hire is fierce so excellent deals can be had with a little time spent exploring the possibilities be it established Car hire companies like Avis, National and Hertz or Companies like holiday auto’s, ebookers or Kelkoo.