Reus airport takes off with a plan for a record year with lots of new destinations. The most recent, last week the Russian company Pobeda Airlines confirmed that will connect Reus the capital of Baix Camp with Moscow from next June 3. The programme will join Coral Travel, but with the difference that its flights will be a regularly scheduled service (not chartered).

This new service confirms, the growing interest in the Costa Daurada among Russian tourists who have the benefit of strengthening of the ruble. Pobeda Airlines already has tickets for sale to collect Reus with Vnukovo Airport (Moscow) with its twice weekly service flights.

For the first time in its history, Reus Airport will have 13 airlines operating regular services. These include  Jet2.com, Ryanair, Thomas Cook and TUI (UK & Ireland). In the summer season of 2016 there were 415,000 seats, this year there will be 539,000 a 30% increase in the number of forecast arrival places.

This summer there will be a total of 36 routes. New World highlights: Ryanair will fly to Birmingham, and East Midlands; Jet2.com to Stansted and Birmingham. Transavia to Amsterdam. FlyBe to London (Southend); Barrhead Travel: to Glasgow. Sunway Travel will go to Dublin, Rainbow Tours to Katowice (Poland) and has previously mentioned Pobeda Airlines: Moscow. With these new operators, Reus Airport hopes to exceed 1 million passengers this year.