Articles Tagged ‘MAD’

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.


Air Canada rouge launches all-leisure, long-haul services to Athens, Edinburgh, Venice

Air Canada rouge launches all-leisure, long-haul services to Athens, Edinburgh, Venice

Hands up airport business development managers if Air Canada’s network planners have told you in the past that without a first-class market they won’t fly long-haul into your airport? Well that problem has gone away this week following the launch of its all-leisure, discount carrier “rouge.”

Boliviana de Aviación launches services from Santa Cruz Viru Viru to Madrid

Boliviana de Aviación launches services from Santa Cruz Viru Viru to Madrid

Boliviana de Aviacion inaugurates services on the ex-Aerosur route from Santa Cruz Viru Viru to Madrid.

Air Europa adds new South American destination; launches flights from Madrid to Brussels

Air Europa adds new South American destination; launches flights from Madrid to Brussels

Air Europa commences services from Madrid to Santa Cruz Viru Viru in Bolivia; adds flights to Brussels.


Ryanair launches 20 new routes, mostly to Eastern Europe

Ryanair launches 20 new routes, mostly to Eastern Europe

Ryanair now flies 20 new routes; adds five services to Vilnius.

Air Europa picks up yet another ex-Spanair domestic route from Madrid

Air Europa picks up yet another ex-Spanair domestic route from Madrid

Air Europa starts high-frequency services from Madrid to Valencia to be operated by Helitt Líneas Aéreas.

Air Europa launches domestic route to Bilbao from Madrid

Air Europa launches domestic route to Bilbao from Madrid

Air Europa now flies from Spain’s capital airport Madrid Barajas to Bilbao.


Air Europa launches route to Oujda in Morocco from Madrid Barajas Airport

Air Europa launches route to Oujda in Morocco from Madrid Barajas Airport

Air Europa of SkyTeam now flies from Madrid Barajas Airport in Spain to Oujda in eastern Morocco.

Iberia adds two destinations in West Africa from Madrid; adds services from Palma de Mallorca to Perpignan

Iberia adds two destinations in West Africa from Madrid; adds services from Palma de Mallorca to Perpignan

Iberia starts flying from Madrid to Nouakchott in Mauretania via Las Palmas, and to Accra in Ghana; adds flights from Palma de Mallorca to Perpignan

Iberia Express takes over two dropped routes from Madrid

Iberia Express takes over two dropped routes from Madrid

Iberia Express launched two new routes from Madrid Barajas Airport to Riga in Latvia and Mykonos in Greece.