Articles Tagged ‘Air Europa’
Ryanair starts Barcelona base to take on Vueling; Iberia dominant only in Madrid; airberlin still rules in Palma
Ryanair started Barcelona El Prat operations this week as it took another step towards dethroning Iberia as the leading airline in Spain. Which carriers are number one at other Spanish airports and how quickly are Spanish airports growing this year?
Seville is latest Ryanair base in Spain; network will expand from current 18 destinations to 29 this winter
Seville benefits from Ryanair’s decision to move capacity out of the UK and Ireland. Two based aircraft will help the airline increase its network to 29 destinations this winter. When did Ryanair first serve Seville and how has its traffic grown there?
New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 13 July – Monday 19 July):
This week, UK regional airline flybe has launched the largest number of routes; 10 out of the week’s total 38. Chinese airlines are also prominently featured with rich illustrations from all Chinese launches. Read about all the routes, from airports ranging from Guam in the east to Wyoming in the west.
New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 29 June – Monday 5 July):
This week, the world’s 64 new routes have had a global spread, with every continent represented with multiple new routes. US airports have seen the most launches, but the week has also seen landmark events elsewhere, such as the opening of a brand-new airport in Tibet and the first international route in 18 years at […]
Miami dominates US to Latin America and Caribbean; London Heathrow top international route
The largest airport in Florida relies greatly on American Airlines’ hub, but what are the other major US carriers’ presence like? Which are the main destinations offered? And how dominant is the airport’s Latin American and Caribbean network?
New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 16 March – Monday 22 March):
The relative calm before the megastorm. Just a handful of new routes this week involving Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, China, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Thailand and the USA. Next week, as the summer season officially gets under way, we will have information on almost 200 global new routes.
New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 16 February – Monday 22 February):
Zzzzzz. Starting new routes at the end of February is not a popular activity it turns out. We still found a few though courtesy of Air Europa, Allegiant Air, Norwegian and Qatar Airways.
Madrid air traffic to Barcelona (down 40%), Malaga (down 50%) impacted by expanding AVE high-speed rail network
How have Madrid’s top 10 domestic destinations developed during the last decade? How much traffic has been lost to rail and on which route has Ryanair stimulated traffic by 30% in one year? Which Canary Island destination has seen the highest growth?
Passengers increasingly let the train take the strain in Spain (on Madrid – Barcelona route)
Madrid to Barcelona was once the world’s busiest airport-pair but the emergence of a high-speed rail alternative last year has impacted traffic. By how much? And how have the competing airlines adjusted capacity?
Zaragoza gets Expo-boost; maintains 18% growth for second successive year
Zaragoza lies mid-way between Madrid and Barcelona and hosted this summer’s water-themed Expo. Traffic has blossomed in the last three years thanks to new routes from Ryanair but which are the most popular routes? And which routes do Iberia and Air Europa operate?
Air Europa #3 in Madrid; operates mix of domestic, long-haul and some EU services
Unlike other Spanish airlines, Air Europa’s future ownership seems unlikely to change. Its fleet of over 40 aircraft carried almost 10 million passengers last year. Madrid is its biggest base and it operates several unusual routes to Central and South America.