Articles Tagged ‘MAD’

Norwegian adds four new routes in four days

Norwegian adds four new routes in four days

Norwegian starts four new routes from Oslo Gardermoen and Madrid to Los Angeles, CA, Oakland, CA, Orlando, FL and London Gatwick, using its 787-8s as well as 737-800s.

Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Rich in mineral and energy resources and for being the home of Marco Antonio Etcheverry (the greatest Bolivian footballer player nicknamed “El Diablo”), Bolivia is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering a combined total of 4.4 million one-way seats in 2013. As the state-owned flag carrier, Boliviana de Aviacion commands […]

Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs (Part II). germanwings gains two Euro ANNIEs airline awards; surprisingly it’s a no-show from Ryanair

Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs (Part II). germanwings gains two Euro ANNIEs airline awards; surprisingly it’s a no-show from Ryanair

Not one award, but two. It’s all smiles in Cologne as germanwings’ network planning team grab two 2014 Euro ANNIEs. Norwegian and Air Lituanica join the celebrations.


Iberia links Tarbes Lourdes to Madrid hub

Iberia links Tarbes Lourdes to Madrid hub

Iberia starts its only flights to the religious destination of Lourdes in France.

Dresden Airport arch does it for InterSky as Munich Airport celebrates near-unassailable lead

Dresden Airport arch does it for InterSky as Munich Airport celebrates near-unassailable lead

Last week’s winners and 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ leaders Munich Airport proudly exhibit their FTWA certificate. However, 11 more airports throw their respective firefighter’s helmets into the ring this week to see if they can remove the Germans from their #1 position.

Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs: FIGUS capital wins three awards; fast-growing Turkey takes two titles

Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs: FIGUS capital wins three awards; fast-growing Turkey takes two titles

Great Selfie. Here at anna.aero, when we give out our route development awards, known as the ANNIEs, we like to do it based on hard facts and analysis rather than a subjective voting system. Yes, the Euro ANNIEs are back, this time for its fifth annual outing, and it’s one of the old guard — […]


30-Second Interview ─ Martin Modarelli, Commercial Director UK & Nordic Countries, LATAM Airlines Group

30-Second Interview ─ Martin Modarelli, Commercial Director UK & Nordic Countries, LATAM Airlines Group

Following TAM Airlines’ entry into oneworld on 31 March, anna.aero was invited to attend a special drinks reception held in London last week. We got to talk to LATAM Airlines Group’s Commercial Director for UK and Nordic Countries, Martin Modarelli about the airline holding group’s plans for 2014, the current network planning strategy, as well […]

Air Europa links two European mega-hubs

Air Europa links two European mega-hubs

Air Europa starts its only route into Munich with double-daily connection from Madrid.

Air Europa enters the Chile market from its growing Madrid hub

Air Europa enters the Chile market from its growing Madrid hub

Air Europa begins Santiago service – its first route into Chile.


Ryanair adds 61 new routes in first week of April

Ryanair adds 61 new routes in first week of April

Ryanair opens a new base in Athens and adds most new routes in Greece, Ireland, Italy and the UK.

Düsseldorf Airport and Pegasus Airlines show certificates; Budapest welcomes UP from Tel Aviv; Zurich celebrates Air France’s 1st A318 landing; more news from Toronto Pearson, Berlin Schönefeld, Bristol, Rome Fiumicino and Warsaw Chopin airports

Düsseldorf Airport and Pegasus Airlines show certificates; Budapest welcomes UP from Tel Aviv; Zurich celebrates Air France’s 1st A318 landing; more news from Toronto Pearson, Berlin Schönefeld, Bristol, Rome Fiumicino and Warsaw Chopin airports

A busy week for Network Planning Community News, including Düsseldorf Airport and Pegasus Airlines showing-off their certificates, El Al’s LCC subsidiary – UP touching down at Budapest Airport, as well as Zurich Airport celebrating the arrival of Air France’s first A318. We also have newsworthy events from our peers from around the world.

Iberia resumes link between Spanish and Swedish capitals

Iberia resumes link between Spanish and Swedish capitals

Iberia uses Iberia Express to resume flights between Madrid and Stockholm, twice-weekly against SAS.