Articles Tagged ‘MAD’

Ryanair is Spain's leading airline with 17% market share; Reus, La Palma and Santander fastest growing airports in H1 2017; domestic market #1

Ryanair is Spain’s leading airline with 17% market share; Reus, La Palma and Santander fastest growing airports in H1 2017; domestic market #1

In 2016 over 230 million people travelled from Spain, an increase of 11% when compared to 2015. This growth looks set to continue, with H1 2017 traffic up 9.1% on H1 2016. In the run-up to World Routes in Barcelona later this month, we review which airports and country markets are growing fastest and how […]

Cathay Pacific Airways announces Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin; Geneva, Birmingham and Lisbon now top unserved European markets

Cathay Pacific Airways announces Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin; Geneva, Birmingham and Lisbon now top unserved European markets

Cathay Pacific Airways has announced that from S18 it will start serving Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin from Hong Kong. Now that these European capital cities have been announced, it means that Geneva, Birmingham and Lisbon have become the top unserved destinations in Europe from Hong Kong.  

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; eight countries share the honours

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; eight countries share the honours

While the whole of Europe is either already on holiday or just about to go, we thought it would be good time to reveal the winners of the last of our three annual competitions – the Euro ANNIES. With winning airports in Bulgaria, France, Germany, Iceland, Russia, Spain, Turkey and the UK there is a […]


Ryanair adds connecting flights at Milan Bergamo – anna.aero investigates traffic stimulation factor at largest mainland European hub

Ryanair adds connecting flights at Milan Bergamo – anna.aero investigates traffic stimulation factor at largest mainland European hub

Ryanair recently announced that from 3 July passengers will be able to book connecting flights from Milan Bergamo, its second connecting hub operation after Rome Fiumicino. We investigate this part of Ryanair’s “Always Getting Better” programme to see how it will stimulate traffic at its largest mainland European hub.

Malaga Airport could hit 19 million passengers in 2017 if growth continues; Ryanair leading carrier as it sets sights on four million

Malaga Airport could hit 19 million passengers in 2017 if growth continues; Ryanair leading carrier as it sets sights on four million

Malaga is Spain’s fourth largest airport, with it welcoming close to 16.7 million passengers in 2016. Last year saw the airport record its first double-digit growth this decade, with traffic up by nearly 16%. We take a closer look at the rise of this Mediterranean hot-spot as it gets set for another double-digit year.

Granada-Frankfurt is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ nearly 30,000 searches; Lufthansa's next hub link??

Granada-Frankfurt is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 30,000 searches; Lufthansa’s next hub link??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 30,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Granada and Frankfurt ‒ but the route is unserved!? Lufthansa currently serves 10 Spanish destinations from its main hub – will Granada become #11??


Air Europa adds US destination #3

Air Europa adds US destination #3

Air Europa makes Boston its third US route from Spanish capital.

Cobalt prepares to go long-haul; anna.aero visits Cyprus' leading airline as it gets ready to enter its second year of operations

Cobalt prepares to go long-haul; anna.aero visits Cyprus’ leading airline as it gets ready to enter its second year of operations

Cobalt first started operations on 7 July 2016. It now operates six aircraft to 16 destinations in Europe and the Middle East. As Cobalt enters its second year of operations, anna.aero paid a visit to the carrier in Larnaca to find out more about one of Europe’s newest airlines, and its future plans including its […]

airBaltic makes it back to Madrid

airBaltic makes it back to Madrid

airBaltic returns on the 2,689-kilometre sector from Riga to the Spanish capital.


Milan Bergamo firefighters show-off giant Arch of Triumph certificate

Milan Bergamo firefighters show-off giant Arch of Triumph certificate

Milan Bergamo’s firefighters now have three Arch of Triumph certificates on the fire station walls – having won previously in June 2014 and December 2015. The Italian airport is clearly not going to settle with that tally, as it has another entry this week. See if it manages to secure back-to-back wins.

Norwegian serves 60+ destinations from Copenhagen; routes to Spain and US account for over half of all ASKs; Oakland is newest destination

Norwegian serves 60+ destinations from Copenhagen; routes to Spain and US account for over half of all ASKs; Oakland is newest destination

For Norwegian, Copenhagen is its third biggest base after Oslo and Stockholm. Since 2009 the network has expanded from 20 to over 60 routes. We reveal how the network has grown, the leading routes in S17 by ASKs and biggest country markets by seats.

Ryanair announces connecting flights and that it will sell Air Europa long-haul flights as part of its 'Always Getting Better' programme

Ryanair announces connecting flights and that it will sell Air Europa long-haul flights as part of its ‘Always Getting Better’ programme

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Miami Airport hosts Japan Airlines as it advances its efforts to increase non-stop connectivity to Asia, while Frontier Airlines celebrates two million passengers from Cincinnati. More news also from Kirkwall Airport and Routes as it announces a new partnership for this year’s World Routes in Barcelona.