Consider it quiet difficult to find a more alluring place to spend your holidays than the beautiful coastline city of Malaga, Spain. Renowned for its cultural aspects, it is also famous for its sparkling beaches and sunny climate. The industrious city rivals the economic centres of Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.
There are a few things you might wish to know before planning your flight to Malaga. It is 1,678 kilometres to Malaga from London, with an average flight time of two hours, thirty-five minutes. When figuring your calculations for arrival, be sure to add in airport waiting time, boarding and runway take-off patterns.
At least seven non-stop flights daily offer their services to Malaga by five major airline companies. These include Monarch, Norwegian, British Airlines, Ryanair and Easy Jet.
The Malaga Airport is located ten kilometres from the city of Malaga. It services 57 airlines, with nonstop flights to 107 cities. Every week, at least 434 domestic flights and 1,267 international flights depart from the Malaga Airport.
Arranging your days for departure and knowing your seasonal rates will save you money. By arranging your tickets at least 58 days before departure, you will receive some of your best offers. Tickets are at their most expensive from December and August and cheapest in November and January.
For a low-cost, accommodating flight, travellers recommend Easy Jet. Founded in 1995, the airline service now carries more passengers than any other United Kingdom based airline. Easy Jet features just one class of service to all its passengers. Snacks, sandwiches and beverages are available for purchase on-board from the Easy Jet bistro. A Jet Plus membership card allows unlimited early boarding and the use of dedicated check-in counters. By purchasing the Flexi-Fare, passengers receive flexible rules for changing flights and receive extra baggage and early boarding privileges.
A more traditional airline, Ryanair still offers some fabulous low-cost deals. With a standard rate of 24.99 GBP, services include low cost airport transfer and airport car parking. With the Business Plus option, a booked flight can be changed free of charge to an earlier or later flight for that day.
Passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility should contact or have their representative contact the airline for special considerations. On-flight assistance will be provided if arrangements are made at least 48 hours before departure. All flights operate with allocated seating. The company reserves the right to assign or reassign seating at any time, even after boarding the craft if it represents an operational, security or safety reason.
The flag carrier for Spain, Iberia airlines is part of the country’s largest air transport group, and one of the oldest. It was founded in 1927, but in 2011, it combined with British Airways, making the consolidation the third largest commercial airline by revenue. Iberia’s basic economy deal offers free snacks on long flights, video entertainment on shared overhead monitors, and flexible baggage options. If you are travelling light, you may carry your baggage onboard, or check it into the hold. Fees are charged for extra baggage.
With an economy plus ticket, your seat will be in a smaller, more comfortable cabin, with fewer passengers and larger, reclining seats. You can order meals onboard, produced by a French master chef, and choose from beverages from the bar, which features a variety of wines and drinks.
Business class passengers enjoy priority check-in, boarding and baggage handling, lounge access and extra legroom for a more restful journey. They also enjoy a complimentary meal and beverage service. Business plus passengers can send and receive SMS and e-mail messages from their individual touch screens for a fee, and have in-seat 110 AC power outlets. All economy or business class passengers have access to satellite telephone services on long flights, for a fee.
Norwegian air offers a unique option for passengers travelling light within the Nordic countries to Europe. If you are boarding with hand luggage only, skip the long processing lines by going Direct to Gates. All you need is either your travel documents or, if you have a Smart Phone, your SMS ticket, and you can pass through security without being checked. To receive this service, you must be at the gate at least twenty minutes before departure within Nordic countries and thirty minutes prior for all other destinations. This option is not available for flights to the United Kingdom or for flights from Europe into the Nordic countries.
Norwegian air services have other enticing features. It is the first airlines to offer high-speed broadband onboard. Check for the Wi-Fi symbol when booking your flight.
Frequent flyers have another advantage by using Norwegian air services. The corporate offers a rewards program for those who are racking up the air miles. As a member of Norwegian Rewards, you can earn Cash Points each time you travel with the airlines that can be redeemed at any time. Utilize your Reward number to receive discounts on travel tickets, hotels and rental cars.
How much you can save on an air flight depends greatly on when you buy your tickets and the commodities you choose. Check with the various airlines before making your reservations for special discount offers on hotels and ground transportation or for package deals that could include lodging, dining and other services, as offers change throughout the year.