Low-cost carrier Ryanair to open new base in Reus

11th January 2007, Comments 0 comments

11 January 2007, MADRID — The low cost airline is to open its third main hub in Spain at Reus near Tarragona, the company said on Thursday.

11 January 2007

MADRID — The low cost airline is to open its third main hub in Spain at Reus near Tarragona, the company said on Thursday.

Maribel Rodríguez, director of marketing and sales for Spain, will open when Aena, which operates all the country's airports, approves a number of conditions.

Ryanair wants to use at least three planes and fly between 10 and 14 routes.

The Irish company started in Girona, in Catalonia and then expanded into Barajas, Madrid.

Reus council did not confirm the announcement but sources said it was "very positive" in terms of the boost it will give to local tourism.

Ten minutes from Reus airport is the pleasure park Port Aventura.

Ryanair announced new routes to Rome from Madrid and 19 other connections from its based in Girona. The first inter-Spain route will run between Girona and Tenerife.

The airline runs from 17 Spanish airports.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news


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