Costa Blanca News New Flights from Alicante to London City Airport Posted on 18th June 2018 1 min read Budget airline Ryanair has announce a more direct service from Alicante form 2019, flying direct into London City airport. The airline will offer five links a week between Alicante and the city of London, supporting their current UK schedule with this new route. Currently, Ryanair flies to 42 cities across Europe from Alicante. More routes are being added to their schedule, including connections with London Southend Airport and Reus (2 weekly flights), Malaga (5 weekly flights) and Palma (4 weekly flights). Ryanair currently carries 131 million passengers a year, operating more than 2,000 daily flights from 86 bases and connecting more than 220 destinations in 37 countries. The airline has a fleet of more than 430 Boeing 737 aircraft and is adding a new order of 240 additional Boeing 737s, which will allow it to reduce its fares and increase passenger traffic to 200 million a year by 2024.