Articles Tagged ‘Air Nostrum’

Iberia rebuilds capacity from its Madrid hub over the last three years

Iberia rebuilds capacity from its Madrid hub over the last three years

Iberia is the largest operator at Madrid Airport. Services provided by its mainline operation, Iberia Regional and Iberia Express account for 42% of all departing seat capacity from Madrid during the week commencing 10 October 2017. The next largest carrier is Air Europa which will provide 15% of the departing seats from the Spanish capital.

Madrid once more on track for 50 million passengers; Iberia, Iberia Express, Norwegian and Ryanair driving traffic growth

Madrid once more on track for 50 million passengers; Iberia, Iberia Express, Norwegian and Ryanair driving traffic growth

Spain’s busiest airport was also the fastest-growing airport among Europe’s top 10 in 2015. Traffic is up 8% in 2016. We look at traffic growth since 1997, the airport’s growing seasonality, its top airlines, routes and country markets.

Bilbao set for record year; Vueling leading carrier serving over 20 destinations; Norwegian starts daily Barcelona service

Bilbao set for record year; Vueling leading carrier serving over 20 destinations; Norwegian starts daily Barcelona service

Home to some iconic architecture, Bilbao in northern Spain should pass 4.5 million passengers this year. We reveal the leading airlines and routes in 2015 and look at how demand has developed in the last 20 years.


Vueling and Ryanair battle for Spanish supremacy; Madrid growing fast once more as UK market set to see significant growth in S16

Vueling and Ryanair battle for Spanish supremacy; Madrid growing fast once more as UK market set to see significant growth in S16

Spanish airports are preparing for a record-breaking 2016 with passenger numbers set to top 220 million. We look at demand since 1999, the leading airlines and the leading country markets to see which carriers and regions are generating growth in Spain this summer.

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.

Air travel demand in Spain up 2.7% in 2010 despite winter strikes; Iberia still bigger than Ryanair with Vueling third

Air travel demand in Spain up 2.7% in 2010 despite winter strikes; Iberia still bigger than Ryanair with Vueling third

Despite difficult economic conditions many of Spain’s airports reported passenger growth in 2010. Which grew fastest and which saw the biggest traffic declines? Which are the top 10 airlines in the Spanish market and how fast are they growing?