Articles Tagged ‘MAD’

Vueling launches 15 new routes; adds services to Bucharest from Bilbao and Madrid

Vueling launches 15 new routes; adds services to Bucharest from Bilbao and Madrid

Vueling adds services from Alicante Airport, Barcelona Airport; Bilbao Airport; Madrid Airport; Malaga Airport and Menorca Airport.

30-second interview with Colin Stewart, AirEuropa’s GM UK

30-second interview with Colin Stewart, AirEuropa’s GM UK

AirEuropa, the emerging South American specialist carrier from Spain, launched its sixth route to the continent last week. anna.aero caught up with the airline’s Colin Stewart, GM UK, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of AirEuropa’s niche operation.

AirEuropa becomes second airline to connect Europe and Uruguay; adds new domestic route in Spain

AirEuropa becomes second airline to connect Europe and Uruguay; adds new domestic route in Spain

AirEuropa connects Madrid Airport and Montevideo Airport in Uruguay; commences high-frequency flights from the capital to La Coruna Airport.


easyJet's 39 dropped routes revealed; but 64 new routes mean capacity is still up almost 3% this summer

easyJet’s 39 dropped routes revealed; but 64 new routes mean capacity is still up almost 3% this summer

LCCs are notoriously ruthless when it comes to unprofitable routes, but tend to keep rather quiet about which routes get dropped, and when. This week in a new, regular feature we examine which are the latest routes to have failed easyJet’s route profitability criteria.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - Summer 2013 Season Part 2

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – Summer 2013 Season Part 2

From this week’s 153 route launches, our data elves have selected eight more breathtaking cakes for our Cake of the Week Summer Seasons Part 2 public online vote. These include those from airBaltic, S7 Airlines and Tiger Airways Australia.

Norwegian adds 19 new routes; builds up London Gatwick base

Norwegian adds 19 new routes; builds up London Gatwick base

Norwegian inaugurates nine routes from London Gatwick; launches Copenhagen to Liverpool and nine other routes.


Iberia Express turns one; Fraport has new Head of Sales

Iberia Express turns one; Fraport has new Head of Sales

In this week’s portion of Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from Madrid, where Iberia Express celebrated its first anniversary. We also introduce Fraport’s new Head of Sales.

airberlin launches Madrid from Berlin Tegel as Iberia pulls out

airberlin launches Madrid from Berlin Tegel as Iberia pulls out

airberlin inaugurates services from Berlin Tegel to Madrid in the wake of Iberia’s withdrawal from the market.

Jet2.com’s great celebration; Iberia embraces new fleet

Jet2.com’s great celebration; Iberia embraces new fleet

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports on the great celebration of Jet2.com’s 10th anniversary in Leeds Bradford and Amsterdam, and showcases Iberia’s newest fleet addition.


Brussels Charleroi passes the six-million threshold; Ryanair is the growth engine

Brussels Charleroi passes the six-million threshold; Ryanair is the growth engine

Charging an average of 20 euros less per passenger than its neighbours Brussels Airport and Liege airports, Brussels South Charleroi is an established low-cost facility. As the airport celebrates its seventh year of double-digit growth, is there life beyond Ryanair?

El Salvador: Traffic up 3% in 2012; new services from AeroMéxico and United

El Salvador: Traffic up 3% in 2012; new services from AeroMéxico and United

The country of one airport, El Salvador saw it’s traffic grow steadily largely owing to TACA’s hub. But as the country exploits the open skies framework, is there a chance for better long-haul connectivity?

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Most of the eight airlines operating the Boeing 787 are keeping them close to base while they build-up familiarity with the new airframe. At 5,245 kilometres, Qatar Airways’ Doha to London 787 route which touched down for the first time on 14 December, is only using around one-third of the aircraft’s 15,000 kilometre range capability.