Ryanair is raising peak summer capacity to Alicante from five UK airports.

Extra flights will run from Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Liverpool and Stansted.

The additional services have been scheduled between July and September and will see frequencies rise to as many as 16 flights a week from Stansted, twice daily from Birmingham, 12 from Bristol, 11 from Liverpool and five from Bournemouth.

A spokesman said: “It’s the perfect time to start planning a summer escape and Ryanair is pleased to launch extra flights to Alicante for July, August and September 2019.”