Some of the new destinations are main airports, GRX
for example, so the airstrips miles from anywhere isn't always true."
There's an awful lot of "main airports" (it would be unfair to say that the people flying into, say, GRO
are only going to Barcelona and Glasgow respectively, for there is the real chance that they'd be going elsewhere (the town of GRO
, for example, is a good place in its own right, as is Ayrshire in Scotland. However, for the purpose of this I will not include those airports next to a 'main' airport, unless they are busy with flights from other airlines too, like STN
I have probably missed some off as I'm doing it off the top of my head. As you will appreciate, FR
flies to considerably more 'main' airports than non-main airports. But you must remember that some of these main airports aren't necessarily large airports, like Ancona or Pau.
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