SkyTeam Alliance member and Spain-based airline Air Europa is challenging American Airlines and Iberia for Miami to Spain routes with many cities in Spain priced from $588 to $610 round trip and cities in several other countries in low $600s. This is also an attack on Star Alliance member TAP Portugal with fares to Lisbon and Porto around $628 round trip and priced lower than TAP tickets at $650 to $750.
Air Europa operates nonstop service between Miami and Madrid.
Departure Dates: September – November; January – March 2017.
Google Flights Fare Map Miami – Spain/Portugal filtered for Air Europa September 11-18
Google Flights Fare Map Miami – Europe filtered for Air Europa September 11-18
Air Europa Miami MIA – Madrid MAD – Malaga AGP – Melilla MLN
$621.84 round trip Sun Sep 11 – Sun Sep 18
This itinerary includes 17-hour overnight transit stop in Malaga on return.
Looks like a cheap way to visit the African continent without actually being in an African country.
Melilla, Spain pin on Google Maps shows North Africa mainland location for this autonomous Spanish port city.
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