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UEP!Fly is a new airline, operating inter-island scheduled passenger flights between Spain’s Balearic Islands. The airline currently operates flights between three destinations: Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza. In the future, the airline hopes to also operate flights to the Iberian Peninsula.
UEP!Fly was founded by Swiftair and Salvador Moreno, a former Spanish Harrier fighter pilot. The airline is on a mission to continue to expand and develop its route network, to provide greater connectivity between the islands. The airline uses Aerospatiale ATR-72 turboprop aircraft, which are operated by its parent company, Swiftair.
When the new airline was originally announced it was branded as Uep Airways (UEP), before re-branding to 'UEP!Fly' in 2021.
The launch of UEP will help improve connectivity between Spain’s popular Balearic islands, a popular archipelago of islands that draw thousands of tourists each year. The four largest islands are Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Formentera, famed for their sunny resorts, culture and nightlife. Iberia's subsidiaries, Air Nostrum and Iberia Regional, are competitor airlines which also operates scheduled passenger flights between the islands.
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There's different baggage policies for both checked and carry-on baggage.
Each passenger can take one carry-on baggage and one personal item, which must have a maximum combined weight of 8 kg.
If included in the chosen ticket fare, each passenger can carry one bag weighing up to 23 kg. This bag must have a maximum dimension of 152 cm (height+width+length). Passengers can also purchase excess baggage up to a maximum of 32 kg. When you book your flights through Alternative Airlines, it's easy to add additional baggage to your booking.
The airline offers standard (Economy) seating.
Seats are configured in a 2-2 formation. There is storage space in the overhead compartments and under the seats for carry on baggage. During the flight, passengers can enjoy stunning views of the islands below.
The ATR 72 has a crew of two pilots and two cabin crew members. Because of the short duration of the airline's flights between Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca, UEP!Fly does not offer an in-flight service. However, the flight attendants are committed to providing the highest level of Customer Service and ensuring all passengers are comfortable.
Because of the short flight times, the airline does not serve meals or snacks. Passengers are welcome to bring their own snacks onboard.
Both online and airport check-in is available for passengers flying with Uep!Fly.
Online check-in is available through the airline's website, from 48 hours prior to departure.
Airport check-in is also available at the check-in desks for customers who would prefer to check-in at the airport. It is recommended to arrive as early as possible, between two hours and 45 prior to scheduled departure.
The airline can provide a number of special services for those with disabilities or requiring additional assistance. The airline will strive to meet your needs, but due to the configuration of the aircraft there may be restrictions. It is advised to contact our customer service team before you book to avoid disappointment.
The airline is currently focused on connecting the largest three Balearic islands, Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza. Long-term, UEP!Fly also hopes to provide a connection between the islands and mainland Spain. The following table lists the destinations that UEP!Fly currently flies between.
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The airline is based at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (IATA: MAD), which is also commonly known as Madrid–Barajas Airport. It is the main international airport serving the city of Madrid. MAD opened in 1928, and has grown to become one of Europe's most significant aviation centres.
The airport is also a hub for Air Europa, Iberia, Iberia Express, and Iberia Regional. Air Europa and Ryanair also operate flights to an extensive list of destinations within Europe from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport.
The airline operates ATR 72 aircraft, which have been developed specifically for regional operations.
The airline does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.
UEP Airways is a subsidiary of Swiftair, a 100% Spanish-owned airline headquartered in Madrid. Through its partnership with Swifrair, easy connections can be made to the islands from elsewhere within Europe, including Portugal, United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden, Germany, and elsewhere.