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Barrhead Travel announce new direct flights from Glasgow to Reus
16 January 2017

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Glasgow Airport has secures its 23rd new route for 2017 with the announcement that Glasgow based travel agent and tour operator Barrhead Travel, is to launch direct flights between Glasgow and Reus.

From 07 May 2017, Barrhead Travel will offer weekly flights direct from Glasgow Airport to Reus with flights operating every Sunday using British Airways Cityflyer aircraft. The new route between Scotland's largest city and Reus is expected to prove popular with Scottish travellers looking to discover the Costa Dorada and its many family-friendly resorts including Salou, Cambrils, La Pineda, and PortAventura.

The Costa Dorada is one of the main tourist destinations on the Mediterranean. It is a rich and varied territory, with a long coastline bathed in sunshine and an interior dotted by quiet villages and cultivated fields. The Costa Dorada is much more than sun, sea and sand. It offers its visitors a wide range of leisure activities, culture, nature and history in an ideal setting of peace and tranquillity, perfect for holidays with the whole family.

The new routes between Glasgow and Reus further cements Glasgow Airport’s position as Scotland's gateway to Spain with direct flights to 16 destinations including Almeria, Barcelona, Reus and Valencia. Glasgow Airports multi-award winning customer service, no drop-off charge, unrivalled choice of worldwide destinations and its central location with direct motorway access ensures the airport is the preferred choice for travellers from across Scotland including those in Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and beyond. Barrhead Travel will compete head-to-head with Jet2, Thomas Cook and Thomson Airways on the popular Glasgow to Reus route.

Sharon Munro, Chief Executive, Barrhead Travel, said: “Since launching in 2014, our chartered flight programme has been a huge success. We are committed to growing the service to ensure customers can easily access and enjoy popular holiday destinations.”

Francois Bourienne, Commercial Director, Glasgow Airport, said: “This is a really welcome announcement from Barrhead Travel to introduce a new weekly charter service to Reus, a hugely popular destination for our passengers.

“Barrhead Travel has steadily increased its flying programme since 2010 and this continued growth from one of the UK’s largest independent travel groups is great news indeed and also offers our passengers even more choice.”

Already Scotland's gateway to the world and the nation's fastest growing airport, Glasgow Airport has enjoyed huge success in recent times establishing itself as one of Europe's fastest growing airports with new flights taking-off to over 20 exciting destinations including Brussels, Cape Verde, Dubrovnik, Jamaica, Lisbon, Munich, New York JFK and Valencia - offering passengers over 1 million additional seats.

Barrhead Travel flights from Glasgow to Barcelona, Genoa, Malaga, Palma, Reus and Venice can be booked now through Air Glasgow ensuring you get the cheapest flights every time you book.