Air Europa plans new weekly flight from Spain to Honduras

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández confirmed on 21 November 2016 an agreement with Air Europa to offer a weekly flight between Madrid and San Pedro Sula beginning in April 2017 (La Prensa). Hernández announced the arrival of the airline would generate 7,000 jobs, according to Radio HRN. As a part of the agreement, the Honduran promised more than US$2.6 million in promotional activities as well as a payment guarantee in case the company does not sell a minimum number of seats on a flight (La Prensa). Hernández emphasized the partnership would open up Honduras to a new influx of tourism from Spain and Europe, plus opportunities to travel abroad.