Good news for Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol tourism as Dutch airline KLM adds Malaga and Alicante to July flight schedule as well as holiday island Ibiza

CONNECTIONS: The Dutch carrier expects 126 weekly flights between Amsterdam and Spain next month CREDIT: Bene Riobo

IN good news for the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol tourism sectors, Dutch airline KLM has added Alicante and Malaga to its July flight schedule, as well as Valencia, Bilbao and holiday island Ibiza.

The connections between the five destinations and Amsterdam will be in addition to the services to Madrid and Barcelona KLM re-launched on May 4.

The Dutch carrier will increase the number of flights it will be offering globally next month by some 60 per cent on June to somewhere between 25 and 30 per cent of its normal offer in terms of frequency, focusing particularly on southern Europe.

In terms of its usual destinations, the expansion of services in July mean it will be flying to 78 per cent.

The company expects to be operating as many as 126 connections a week between the Netherlands and Spain altogether, although depending on the evolution of the coronavirus situation there could be changes.

At the same time, KLM partner Air France will be operating weekly connections between Ibiza and Mallorca and the French capital from June 27.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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