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More discounts on flights

Posted by dolly diver on February 21, 2009
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A number of airlines are now offering amazing discounts on flights – if you book early.
In some cases residents are getting up to 70% discount and a flight to Spain can be picked up for around €40 each way.

The airlines are offering these discounts to stimulate early bookings and if you book early there are some great deals up for grabs.

It’s not just flights to the Spanish mainland which look attractive, a flight with Iberia from the Canaries to New York can be picked up at around €300 return.

Spanair to Copenhagen from Gran Canaria is a bargain at around €140 return, and a flight from Tenerife to Stockholm around €170. Air Europa to Spain from €80 return, the price includes supplements, taxes and costs, Madrid to New York from €220, and to Havana from €280 return.

Spanair cuts announced

Posted by dolly diver on August 14, 2008
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SpanairSeveral hundred jobs are to be cut by Spain’s second biggest airline in an attempt to streamline operations in the Canaries due to the economic crisis.

In the coming months Spanair is to shut down several bases outside Madrid and Barcelona. Tenerife and Gran Canaria are included on the cuts list.

Up to 350 jobs may be affected but unions believe the figure may be as high as 490 direct posts and over one thousand indirect ones. An official request for the redundancies has been filed with the Department of Employment by the airline.