Madeira News: Ryanair to open 4 new routes from Porto


source:  TPN/ Lusa

Ryanair said it was going to expand its summer operation out of Porto with four new routes to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Cracow and Nuremberg, and that it expected to carry four million passengers a year and contribute towards 3,000 jobs at that airport.

 The low-cost airline said this would be the biggest calendar ever in that region as it would also be flying more often to
Milan Malpensa (Italy),
Terceira (Azores)
Warsaw (Poland).

Madeira News: MONARCH AIRLINES update

Monarch Airline Group who fly to Madeira …a leading UK independent airline group have announced the biggest investment in its 48 year history, a £165 million investment from its majority shareholder, Greybull Capital.

As a result of this investment Monarch has successfully renewed its ATOL licences from the CAA for the next 12 months and funded future growth plans.

In October 2014, Monarch announced an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX-8 aircraft, with options for a further 15 planes. The first of these aircraft is due to be delivered in 2018.

The arrival of these state-of-the-art, fuel efficient aircraft in less than two years’ will enable Monarch to continue to provide passengers with a best in class inflight experience and allow the company to enjoy significant operational cost savings.


Madeira News:Events in CALHETA include the SANDOKAN ENDURO 13th October

Madeira hosts the fourth edition of Sandokan – Enduro Madeira Island race, a MTB sport competition held in the concelho of Calheta on Madeira´s sunniest, warmest south west coast.

This competition has increasingly attracted a large numbers of international athletes to Madeira, such as Joe Barnes, Matti Leikonen and Fabien Barel, among others. As in previous editions this event will integrate the Sandokan Experience race an extra activity competition.
These competitions play an important role in the promotion of Madeira Islands as a suitable touristic destination within the area of active tourism and in particular for the pratice of this kind of sport activity in the Island.

O Concelho da Calheta será palco da 4.ª edição da prova Sandokan – Enduro Madeira Island, uma competição desportiva na modalidade de BTT, dinamizada pela empresa BIKULTURE.

Esta competição tem atraído à Madeira um número cada vez maior de diversos atletas de renome internacionais nomeadamente, Joe Barnes, Matti Leikonen, Fabien Barel entre outros. 
Á semelhança de anteriores edições decorrerá em paralelo a Sandokan Experience, um formato extra competição “sem tempos”. 
Este tipo de competições tem vindo a contribuir decisivamente para a projeção internacional do potencial do Destino Madeira no segmento do Turismo Ativo, e em particular para a prática desta modalidade desportiva.

Madeira News: SUMMER FESTIVALS in Madeira include SAO VICENTE

Madeira News: MADEIRA NATURE FESTIVAL 4-9 October, 2016

Madeira Nature Festival // Festival de Natureza da Madeira
October, 4th to 9th // 4 a 9 de outubro

EN// The Madeira Nature Festival promotes for a week tourist activities based on nature thus encouraging a direct contact with the rich natural heritage of the archipelago of Madeira.

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PT// O Festival de Natureza da Madeira promove, durante uma semana, animação turística no âmbito da natureza, incentivando a prática de atividades que permitem o contacto direto com o riquíssimo património natural do arquipélago da Madeira.

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