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17 Feb 2012 00:00 by suemac Star rating in Jumilla, Murcia. 1015 posts Send private message

 My husband has to book a flight from London Gatwick to Madrid and hopes to catch a specific train from there to Valladolid.  There are two flights from Gatwick at about the same time, with Air Europa and Easyjet.  The flight with Air Europa is due to land at Madrid 10 minutes before the Easyjet flight, and he won't have a lot of time to spare.

HOWEVER, we have never used Air Europa and some reviews don't rate them too highly.  Has anybody used both airlines (we know Easyjet as we have used them several times) and especially to Madrid?  On paper Air Europa looks the best flight as it should give him an extra 10 minutes, however if they have a bad record on timing it might be safer to book Easyjet.  Any advice would be much appreciated!

Sue

PS In fact if anyone has any knowledge of Air Europa - even if they haven't used Easyjet - any information would be very much appreciated!



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27 Feb 2012 13:05 by Sonia El Star rating in London / Carvajal, F.... 234 posts Send private message

Not used Air Europa but flew Easyjet to Madrid in November with no problems.  We use it all the time for Gatwick Malaga and yes, it is subject to delays but have noticed that it's got better lately. Worst thing about Madrid airport is the massive hike to the underground - horrible airport.    Good luck.





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27 Feb 2012 13:32 by suemac Star rating in Jumilla, Murcia. 1015 posts Send private message

Thanks for your reply Sonia.  John decided to book Easyjet - better the devil you know! - as we have used them from both Gatwick and Stansted to Alicante.  He has also decided to book a seat on the later train as well,  in case of any delays to his flight and also  as you say because of the trek to the metro!



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27 Feb 2012 15:49 by lorraine56 Star rating in Granada Spain. 37 posts Send private message

 Hi Suemac,

I have used Air Europa to travel from Granada to Palma Majorca and they have always been very good.The one time I used Easyjet I was not impressed and it was the only flight I have ended up with back ache on as the seats were so unconfortable.



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