The American airline United will repeat the seasonal connection to the Spanish islands Mallorca and Tenerife and will launch a new direct flight between New York and Malaga. The company has announced its transatlantic flight program for the summer of 2023.
Good news for Mallorca and Tenerife in order to strengthen their position as destinations in the US market. From June 3 it will be possible to fly from New York to Palma de Mallorca and from June 10 flights can be booked to Tenerife South.
This confirmation is an important step for these two Spanish destinations. Both have carried out different promotional actions to continue attracting North American visitors. This market is considered very attractive due to the significant spending in the destination by these tourists. In 2021 American travellers spent an average of €1,868 per person. That is well above the €1,200 average by international tourists. The data comes from the tourist spending survey, EGATUR.
New direct flight from New York to Malaga
In addition to confirming that they will resume flights to Mallorca and Tenerife, the airline has announced that they will also connect the Libertad International Airport in Newark (New York) and Malaga. The+is route will debut on May 31, 2023.
New direct flight from Chicago to Barcelona
Likewise, it has announced that it will also launch a summer flight between Chicago/O’Hare (Illinois) and Barcelona from May 25. The daily operations, which will be carried out with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, are added to the regular connections already offered by the airline to the Catalan capital from New York/Newark and Washington Dulles.