The twice-weekly route via Madrid will start on December 20th – operating on Wednesdays and Fridays with the addition of a third weekly flight expected in 2018.
As the only airline to offer a direct connection from Madrid to the oldest capital in Brazil, Air Europa will open a new gateway for European business travel and leisure tourism in Brazil. It’s the third Brazilian destination for the airline, after Salvador de Bahia, which it has served since 2003, and Sao Paulo since 2013.
Recife, the fourth-largest metropolitan area in Brazil, is known for its rivers, bridges, monuments and rich history. It is located in the north-eastern state of Pernambuco where highlights include Olinda, famous for its Carnival, and World Heritage site Fernando de Noronha, an archipelago of islands with picturesque pristine beaches.
Recife will be the Spanish-owned airline’s 20th destination in the Americas. It currently offers flights to Caracas, Bogota, Guayaquil, Cordoba, Lima, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Salvador de Bahia, Sao Paulo, Montevideo, Asuncion and Buenos Aires as well as New York, Miami, Havana, Cancun, Punta Cana, San Juan, San Pedro Sula and Santo Domingo from London Gatwick via Madrid.
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