Articles Tagged ‘MAD’

Portugal market increases capacity by 4.7% in 12 months; Madrid is top international destination

Portugal market increases capacity by 4.7% in 12 months; Madrid is top international destination

Portuguese airports offered almost 20 million one-way seats in 2013, including all four largest gateways increasing their capacity last year. With the flag carrier, TAP Portugal, commanding almost half of the weekly flights and seats, and Ryanair growing its presence rapidly at Lisbon and Porto, anna.aero investigates how this country market has developed over the recent […]

Evelop Airlines adds three new international routes from Madrid

Evelop Airlines adds three new international routes from Madrid

Evelop Airlines expands its international network with three new services from Madrid to Punta Cana, Havana and Cancún, using its A330-300s.

Last year’s winners throw down the gauntlet in 2014 competition

Last year’s winners throw down the gauntlet in 2014 competition

A classic ‘Roman Cross’ secures victory for Europe in this week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’. Find out inside which global regions are running away with the wins so far in 2014.


Air Europa adds domestic route from Madrid

Air Europa adds domestic route from Madrid

Air Europa starts Almería connection from the Spanish capital operating 11 times weekly with ATR 72s.

Timisoara Airport: traffic declines as Carpatair goes into administration; Wizz Air is new market leader with 49% of seats

Timisoara Airport: traffic declines as Carpatair goes into administration; Wizz Air is new market leader with 49% of seats

Following a period of rapid growth between 2005 and 2011, when Timisoara Airport’s traffic doubled, the airport was recently affected by Carpatair’s operational rationalisation. We take a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveal how dominant Wizz Air has become after Carpatair suspended operations on 17 January.

Aircraft size is growing at Europe's busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world

Aircraft size is growing at Europe’s busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world

Runway capacity is an issue at many of Europe’s busiest airports. We analyse aircraft size data for the last decade and reveal which of Europe’s top 20 airports have seen the biggest growth in average aircraft size. We also reveal which two European airports beat Heathrow’s figure and which airports lead the global rankings.


AirEuropa starts Sao Paulo service from Madrid

AirEuropa starts Sao Paulo service from Madrid

AirEuropa starts flights from Madrid Airport in Spain to Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport in Brazil. 

Norwegian adding 50 routes but dropping nine for S14; ASK growth of 31% thanks to new US services

Norwegian adding 50 routes but dropping nine for S14; ASK growth of 31% thanks to new US services

Norwegian has carried 20 million passengers in the last 12 months, making it Europe’s third biggest LCC, but which airports will benefit most from the airline’s growth plans for S14? We examine the network changes in more detail and reveal which routes have been dropped, and which UK airport will no longer be welcoming any […]

Royal Air Maroc adds its tenth destination in Spain

Royal Air Maroc adds its tenth destination in Spain

Royal Air Maroc starts flights from Marrakech in Morocco to Madrid in Spain.


AirEuropa inaugurates connections to La Romana

AirEuropa inaugurates connections to La Romana

AirEuropa starts flights from Madrid Airport in Spain to La Romana Airport in Dominican Republic.

Norwegian MADness; launches six new routes from Madrid Barajas Airport which becomes fifth Spanish base

Norwegian MADness; launches six new routes from Madrid Barajas Airport which becomes fifth Spanish base

While easyJet has scrapped its base in Madrid, Norwegian has decided to base two 737-800s there starting next June. We reveal what competition the airline will face.

Ryanair starts 10 routes to seven countries

Ryanair starts 10 routes to seven countries

Ryanair starts 10 routes to seven countries.