Articles Tagged ‘MAD’

Arch of Triumph 2015 winner revealed; has Sydney finally done enough to secure top spot from Birmingham?

Arch of Triumph 2015 winner revealed; has Sydney finally done enough to secure top spot from Birmingham?

Will the current leader in the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition, Birmingham Airport, be celebrating the first airport marketing award of 2016? Or has the prolific route celebrator Sydney Airport done enough to snatch victory? First of all, the Australian airport needed to beat off the rest of this week’s offerings.

Beijing Capital Airlines launches first European route

Beijing Capital Airlines launches first European route

Beijing Capital Airlines links Hangzhou and Madrid with twice-weekly flights.

Air Europa adds Asuncion to its network assets

Air Europa adds Asuncion to its network assets

Air Europa’s new Paraguay service marks the return of the direct connection between the Latin American country and Europe.


Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations

Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations

Last week’s ACI Airport Exchange marked the first big public reveal of the details of Istanbul New Airport which is set to open its first phase in 2018. The senior management of both the new airport and Turkish Airlines comprehensively turned out and gave top briefings, while anna.aero unveiled over 200 possible new routes.

Air Nostrum comes of age – 21st birthday analysis reveals the importance of Madrid and Balearics

Air Nostrum comes of age – 21st birthday analysis reveals the importance of Madrid and Balearics

It was 21 years ago on 15 December, that Iberia franchisee Air Nostrum took to the air with its first flight ‒ a Fokker 50 service between Valencia and Bilbao. The Spanish domestic market remains critical to the airline’s operations, as we look into its network today.

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Last week the Nigeria to Europe market welcomed a new entrant, as Med-View Airline began a four times weekly service from Lagos to London Gatwick on 20 November. We take a look at the market dynamics over the last 12 months, as well as recent travel habits between Africa and Europe.


Vote for the best of 19 Fire Truck Water Arches; W15/16 Launches Part I

Vote for the best of 19 Fire Truck Water Arches; W15/16 Launches Part I

Litres of hard work and gallons of perspiration goes into a route launch – especially the Fire Truck Water Arch – which sees an unprecedented union between an airport’s operations and marketing departments. Make sure all of your airport’s endeavours are crowned with an Arch of Triumph certificate – get voting now!!

Vote for Cake of the Week – 19 tasty treats from W15/16 Part I

Vote for Cake of the Week – 19 tasty treats from W15/16 Part I

Mobilise your staff, fans and followers and win one of aviation’s most sought after awards – yes the public vote for the prestigious anna.aero Cake of the Week is back to herald the start of the W15/16 season. Rules? The airport with the most votes wins! Simple.

Norwegian nets six new routes to the Canary Islands

Norwegian nets six new routes to the Canary Islands

Norwegian starts five new Spanish domestic routes and one international. Ryanair to compete on four.


Royal Air Maroc initiates three new routes

Royal Air Maroc initiates three new routes

Royal Air Maroc commences services to Doha from Casablanca while also linking Rabat to Madrid and London Gatwick.

Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced

Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced

Since commencing operations four years ago, Iberia Express has gone from a low of 16 destinations being served in its first year of operations in 2012, to a grand total of 31 routes being served from Madrid this summer, with some routes making a reappearance since being dropped after the first season. anna.aero takes a […]

Iberia Express introduces MAD-MAN route

Iberia Express introduces MAD-MAN route

Iberia Express starts its third UK service from its Madrid hub, with Manchester joining existing flights to Edinburgh and London Gatwick.