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Spanair reinforces offering between Spain and Scandinavia

10th April 2008 Print
Spanair confirms that Scandinavia is one of its strategic destinations, and that it is the leading carrier in terms of the number of frequencies it operates between Copenhagen and Spain, respectively Stockholm and Spain together with its codeshare partner SAS Scandinavian Airlines.

Leader between Copenhagen and Spain

Spanair offers most of the flights operated between Copenhagen and Spain, with a total of 37 weekly frequencies between the Danish capital and Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga and Palma de Mallorca. During the Danish holiday period, Spanair operates as many as 40 weekly frequencies between the two countries, and is significantly increasing its flight offer to Malaga and Palma de Mallorca.

Spanair therefore has consolidated its position at each of the Spanish destinations that link with the city of Copenhagen, and its position as leader on the Barcelona route is particularly noteworthy, with the airline controlling over half the market together with its codeshare partner SAS Scandinavian Airlines. For the summer season, Spanair will increase weekly frequencies between Copenhagen and Barcelona to 19 services each way.

Moreover, the flights are specially adapted to the needs of business passengers, given that departure times for Spanish destinations and for Copenhagen allow for an outward trip first thing in the morning and a return flight the same day. Also leisure travellers can take great advantage of the wide product offer including the connections to the Spanair domestic and international network.

Spanair and SAS - Market leader between Stockholm and Spain

Spanair offers 25 weekly frequencies between the Swedish capital and Spain and is the number one operator together with its codeshare partner SAS Scandinavian Airlines in this market in view of the large number of frequencies it operates. The company has a strong position on all routes between Stockholm and the Spanish cities of Barcelona, Madrid, Palma de Mallorca and Malaga. In 2007, half of all passengers who flew these routes chose Spanair and its codeshare partner SAS Scandinavian Airlines.

"Spanair is striving to improve its product between Scandinavia and Spain", states Marcus Hedblom, Spanair's CEO. "With the extra flights that will be operated during the summer season we will provide our clients with the best services, as well as the possibility of flying between Scandinavia and Spain with optimum comfort in terms of connections, timetable and flight flexibility", he adds.

Spanair was founded in 1986 and offers more than 600 daily flights operated with a fleet of 63 aircraft and in code share with its partners, to 241 destinations. Since April 2003, Spanair has been a member of Star Alliance, the largest and most prestigious airline network in the world.

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