Spanair

Spanair launches its new installations at Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat airports

Pressmeddelande   •   Feb 01, 2007 16:47 CET

The new services will considerably reduce passengers waiting time in both
airports as well as offering many advantages such as the re-styling of the VIP
lounges.

Madrid, the 1st of February, 2007. As and from the 1st of July this year,
Spanair will have a new location at Terminal 2 in Madrid Barajas Airport. The
new area will have exclusive check-in desks for Business Avant passengers, as
well as more "easy check- in machines", and also a new Sales Office.

Spanair will also have their new VIP lounge available, located at Terminal 2 in
Madrid Barajas Airport, close to the boarding gates. Our customers using the
VIP lounge can avail of 750m2 of comfort, amongst other advantages that include;
a high quality catering service, free internet connection and easier access to
their own personal computer.

During the initial stages, in October last year Spanair inaugurated its
exclusive check-in and boarding area, located at Terminal 3 in Madrid Barajas
Airport, for passengers travelling on the Madrid - Barcelona shuttle route. The
area currently has five check-in desks and four "easy check-in" machines, as
well as other check-in alternatives which are presently available to customers;
telephone and internet check-in services.

Spanair also presents its new location in Barcelona's El Prat Airport situated
during the first phase, in the new Inter modal terminal (terminal B) with 20
check-in desks at its disposal since the end of January, as well as an increased
number of easy check-in machines, strengthening the Barcelona - Madrid shuttle
route even more. Finally Spanair, with the aim of saving time for its
passengers, has concentrated 95% of its departures and arrivals at module 3 in
the Terminal.

Also from June this year, Spanair will present its re-styled VIP lounge, located
at Barcelona's Airport; with 30% more space available, free internet access,
more working room for the Business passengers as well as a high quality catering
service for all those passengers enjoying the facilities.

"With the improvement to our installations and the introduction of the new
services and facilities, Spanair is focusing upon an all round quality of
service that aims to fully satisfy its passengers in all aspects of their
journey; reducing waiting times and cutting down their travelling distance in
the airport, so that their time spent in these airports is as pleasant as
possible" States Mr. Gonzalo Pascual, Chairman of Spanair.

Spanair was founded in 1986 and offers more than 600 daily flights, operated
with a fleet of 64 aircraft and in code share with its partners, to 150
destinations. Since April 2003, Spanair is a member of Star Alliance, the
largest and most prestigious airline network in the world.

For more information and reservations, please consult our web page
www.spanair.com, or call the Spanair reservation centre on 902 13 14 15. You
can also consult the ticket sales office or your local Travel Agent.


Contact:
María Navarro / Coro Navarro
Directors of PR & Communications Department
Tel. + 34 91 343 30 32/ 971 745 170