Articles Tagged ‘MAD’

Ryanair growing again in Madrid, its sixth biggest base; over 70 routes launched since 2006 but over 30 dropped

Ryanair growing again in Madrid, its sixth biggest base; over 70 routes launched since 2006 but over 30 dropped

Ryanair has its sixth biggest base at Europe’s sixth busiest airport. We reveal which routes have been started there since 2006, which routes have been dropped and when the airline’s operations peaked in Madrid.

Quito Airport in Ecuador sees traffic growth of 9.1% in 2014; Avianca is fastest growing airline

Quito Airport in Ecuador sees traffic growth of 9.1% in 2014; Avianca is fastest growing airline

The primary international gateway to Ecuador, Quito Airport (perhaps better known as Mariscal Sucre International Airport) handled six million passengers last year (a new record high). We look at the airport’s rapid growth since 2003 and its operating airlines for this May.

Budapest Airport displays its third ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Budapest Airport displays its third ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Budapest Airport, still the only airport in the world to benefit from on-site fire truck water arch training from one of anna.aero’s four esteemed judges, now has three ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificates on its fire station walls as a result. Seven airports from across the world battle it out for this week’s award.


Iberia adds Perpignan to its French connections

Iberia adds Perpignan to its French connections

Iberia begins serving its 10th destination in France from its Madrid hub – Perpignan.

Tampa Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Spirit Airlines

Tampa Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Spirit Airlines

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, HK Express celebrates the first anniversary of its operations to Seoul Incheon, while Air Europa launches its first 787-8 service between Madrid and Miami. More news from Brussels, Stuttgart, Groningen, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Milan Malpensa, Pristina, Birmingham–Shuttlesworth, Routes Europe and Wizz Air.

Air Moldova now links Chisinau to Madrid and Vienna

Air Moldova now links Chisinau to Madrid and Vienna

Air Moldova now flies from Chisinau to Madrid and Vienna with weekly and thrice-weekly departures, using its E190s. Competes against Austrian Airlines on the sector to Vienna.


Norwegian expands with five new Spanish routes and one Transatlantic

Norwegian expands with five new Spanish routes and one Transatlantic

Norwegian expands its network with new links from London Gatwick, Madrid and Malaga.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 27 scrummy treats from S15 Part I

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 27 scrummy treats from S15 Part I

More popular than American Idol and the X Factor combined, anna.aero’s public vote for the prestigious Cake of the Week (Part I) marks the start of the S15 season. Mobilise your supporters and win one of aviation’s most sought after awards.

Vote for the best of 17 Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part I

Vote for the best of 17 Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part I

Airport firefighters around the world want the ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate on their wall more than a new pool table or indeed a new volleyball net. To have that achievement endorsed by the ‘public’ will make them ecstatic. If you want your airport’s fire station to have this accolade – get tweeting and mobilise your […]


30-Second Interview ‒ Paul White, Business Development Manager, Glasgow Airport

30-Second Interview ‒ Paul White, Business Development Manager, Glasgow Airport

With double digit growth in January and February this year, and 24 months of consecutive passenger increases, Glasgow Airport is clearly on the up. During a pit-stop on his epic journey to Barra, anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins sneaks 30 seconds with the Scottish airport’s Business Development Manager Paul White.

Ryanair adds 21 more new routes to its S15 network

Ryanair adds 21 more new routes to its S15 network

Ryanair commences 21 European routes with the start of the summer season using its 737-800s. Directly competes on six of the new additions.

Norwegian expands with four new links

Norwegian expands with four new links

Norwegian now links Copenhagen to Orlando, Madrid to Birmingham and Nice, as well as Malaga to Birmingham.