Articles Tagged ‘MAD’

Air Europa connects Madrid to Colombia

Air Europa connects Madrid to Colombia

Air Europa becomes latest carrier to connect Spanish capital to Bogota – already served by Avianca and Iberia.

Shanghai - Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

Shanghai – Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

During the past 12 months, 16 previously unserved routes have opened up between Europe and China, with Baku, Manchester, Prague and London Gatwick being the latest airports to gain Chinese route status. anna.aero looks at how the market has developed in the past year, and to see which are the biggest unserved routes between the two markets.

Anker in Athens: 300+ ACI EUROPE audience learns exactly how much low costs now dominate – and what they are doing next

Anker in Athens: 300+ ACI EUROPE audience learns exactly how much low costs now dominate – and what they are doing next

We all know Europe’s LCCs have been the driving force behind traffic growth at Europe’s airports during the last decade. We reveal how their share of summer seat capacity across almost 30 major airports has evolved 2006-16.


Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Last week Budapest Airport had back-to-back meetings at the 138th IATA Slots Conference in Hamburg, now it has back-to-back victories in the Arch of Triumph competition. Unfortunately the airport has not entered this week to go for the hat-trick. However, 13 other airports have. With mid-season approaching, the world’s airports should now have a measure […]

Billund-Madrid is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” – 46,000 searches in past year; Iberia? – or Ryanair to return??

Billund-Madrid is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” – 46,000 searches in past year; Iberia? – or Ryanair to return??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has unearthed that in the last year 46,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Billund, the global headquarters of Lego, and Madrid ‒ but the route is unserved. Ryanair is Billund’s biggest carrier, the third-largest at Madrid, third-biggest between Spain and Denmark, and even used to serve the route. Surely it […]

TAROM connects regional Romania to Madrid

TAROM connects regional Romania to Madrid

TAROM begins its second service to Madrid with a twice-weekly operation from Iasi – joins Bucharest connection.


Iberia Express enters eight new markets

Iberia Express enters eight new markets

Iberia Express starts services from its Madrid hubs to eight different European countries.

Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

First time winner Inverness and second time winner and 2016 competition leaders Lisbon pose in front of some serious fire tender kit with their recent award wins. Find out which one of the 14 airports competing this week will be able to do the same this time next week.

Cathay Pacific Airways makes it to Madrid

Cathay Pacific Airways makes it to Madrid

Cathay Pacific Airways starts first Spanish route linking Hong Kong and Madrid four times weekly.


Norwegian launches its Palma de Mallorca base

Norwegian launches its Palma de Mallorca base

Norwegian premiers its Majorcan base with two new domestic routes to Barcelona and Madrid, as well as two new Manchester connections.

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France is still clinging on to having more than 50% of seats and frequencies at its main Paris CDG hub, despite the LCC onslaught. Seven years since our data elves last looked under the hood at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest operations, they check the oil and kick the tyres again.

North America gets first Arch of Triumph victory with mile-high FTWA

North America gets first Arch of Triumph victory with mile-high FTWA

At the 26th attempt this year, a North American airport has secured its first win of 2016 in the Arch of Triumph competition. Find out the scores of the other nine airports which were soundly beaten this week.