The Iberia Express airline will double the number of night flights between Madrid and Lanzarote during the next winter season, from two to four days a week, incorporating two new weekly round-trip frequencies on this route at nine existing last winter season, which will mean increasing by 17% the offer of places compared to the aforementioned period last year.
Thus, from Sunday October 29 to Sunday March 31, 2019 will be able to fly from Madrid to Lanzarote on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 20:10 hours, when in the last winter season the journey to this time It was only covered on Fridays and Sundays.
This increase will also increase the weekly flights between Lanzarote and Madrid in the early hours of the morning with departure at 7:00 am. In this way you can fly from the island to that time on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, when in the last winter season it was only possible to do it on Mondays and Saturdays. With these new flights, Lanzarote will connect with the capital of Spain at an early hour four days a week, “improving connectivity since it is a schedule that allows the connection through Madrid with a large number of medium and long destinations. radio that leave the capital in the midday slot, “says the company. In addition, Iberia Express will maintain daily flights departing from Madrid at 11.25 am and from Lanzarote at 13.35.
The Councilor for Tourism Promotion of the Cabildo of Lanzarote, Ángel Vázquez (PP), who met recently on the island with the CEO of the airline, Fernando Candela, in order to address, among other issues, the possibility of strengthening and improving schedule of flights with Adolfo Suárez Airport, considers “this increase in the number of connections very positive because it will significantly increase the chances of going to and returning to Madrid on the same day”.
In this sense, Iberia Express “has opted to grow in frequencies through overnight stays on the island since they imply convenient times for both residents in Lanzarote and tourists, who may continue arriving in Madrid early in the morning. tomorrow and will also allow to fly to the island at the end of the day “, as explained by the company itself. Thanks to the use of the aircraft model A321, “Iberia Express’s offer has been growing year after year, both at the frequency and capacity levels,” the airline’s sources point out.
In this sense, Ángel Vázquez also highlights “the importance of Iberia Express creating little by little an operational structure in Lanzarote with crews staying overnight in Guacimeta and providing services to aircraft, with the beneficial economic impact that it brings with it for the island”.
Iberia Express and SPEL-Turismo Lanzarote maintain a solid relationship as partners (collaborating partners), with marketing agreements that are reissued season after season. As a result of this close relationship and its commitment to the island, the company recently received the Distinguished Tourism Award 2018, in the Company Category, awarded by the Island Council of Lanzarote.