By Cathy Elelman • 28 June 2020 • 12:55
MAIDEN FLIGHTS: The airline’s inaugural services will connect Bern and Sion with Palma.
CREDIT: flyBAIR Twitter @FlyBair
AMID the doom and gloom for the coronavirus crisis-hammered air travel industry comes the news that Swiss startup airline FlyBAIR is launching next month with two flights to Mallorca.
The airline’s inaugural services will take off on July 18 from Bern and Sion in Switzerland.
More routes will be added over the coming months, beginning with Greek holiday islands Rhodes and Crete in August, and followed in September by Andalucia city Jerez and Menorca, and Kos and Preveza in Greece.
Bern-based FlyBAIR had been due to take to the skies in May, but the Covid-19 crisis put back the launch two months.
“All the people behind this project, my team and I have been looking forward to the maiden flight for months”, the airline’s CEO Jose Gonzalez commented.
“It is the result of hard work. Now we can celebrate in two Swiss regions, in German and in French.”
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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.
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