Articles Tagged ‘Barcelona’
Spain – Turkey capacity down 7.2% in 2017, Turkish Airlines is largest carrier, main hubs dominate market
There were 1.51 million two-way seats available between Spain and Turkey in 2017, a 7.2% decline compared to the previous year. This European country pair has now experienced two consecutive years of cuts. Nick Preston takes a look at recent trends in terms of its leading airlines, airports and routes.
Vueling passes 100 million passenger mark from Barcelona; serves over 120 destinations in S17, 20 fewer than in S16 as Germany, UK see cuts
Now part of IAG, Vueling has been operating from Barcelona since July 2004. We look at the LCC’s rate of growth from the airport, network development, seasonality and leading country markets. Plus which routes have been dropped (and added) since last summer.
Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul
Barcelona Airport last year welcomed over 44 million passengers through its two terminals, an increase of 11% when compared to 2015. With such spectacular growth, and Norwegian and IAG preparing to battle it out in the low-cost long-haul market from the hub, we take a closer look to see why this Spanish hot-spot is getting […]
Spanish airport traffic down 5% in 2012 H1; Ryanair now clear #1 airline with Jet2.com growing fastest in June
The collapse of Spanair at the beginning of the year has clearly had an impact on Spanish airport traffic, but which of the country’s mainland airports are performing best at present? How about the country’s island airports? Which are the top 10 airlines in 2012 and which routes has Jet2.com started to boost its traffic?
anna.aero produced two on-site newspapers at the 130th IATA Slot Conference in Barcelona, featuring great coverage of the 50 airports in the exhibition, their ”Top 10 Most Desired Routes”, and all the social events attended by the 1,100 delegates. You can ’flip-through’ all the news and photos here.
anna.aero is at the IATA Slot Conference in Barcelona producing the on-site newspaper for the 1,000+ delegates. Here you can browse the first “Arrivals Edition” which includes a major survey of routes required by the 50+ exhibiting airports.
American Airlines cuts international capacity 6% in June; UK market up 6%, Canada down 12% as three routes dropped
While its future direction remains in doubt anna.aero takes a look at which international country markets American Airlines has increased capacity this June, and where it has cut capacity. Which leading country market has seen a capacity cut despite the addition of a new route?
Spanair’s much publicised bankruptcy has left Star Alliance without a Spanish carrier, but which member now has the biggest Spanish presence? Which airlines competed on Spanair’s top routes? And which route announcements had Spanair’s main competitor already made that targeted the weak airline?
Vueling, Europe’s 4th biggest LCC, reveals major expansion in Barcelona; network to grow from 47 to 70 destinations
How big is Vueling compared with Europe’s other major LCCs? What market share does it already have in Barcelona and what makes it different from the other LCCs serving the airport? Which destinations are new this summer and what competition will Vueling face? And at which airports is it cutting capacity this summer?
Vueling plans major network expansion at Barcelona for summer 2012; 13 new destinations announced, six in France
With Ryanair now the third biggest airline in Barcelona, local carrier Vueling has announced a raft of new routes to help it defend its position as the leading airline at the airport. New routes for next summer include less familiar low-cost destinations such as Groningen and Strasbourg, as well as the airline’s first service to […]
Monarch and Ryanair enter London – Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies
The UK – Barcelona market saw amazing growth between 1991 and 2007 but has since seen demand drop by almost 30% in just two years. Which carriers are still serving the market and which have cut routes in the last two years? And what’s happened to the Spanish carriers on the route?
easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Vueling all compete on Milan Malpensa to Barcelona route; how do fares compare?
What happens when two LCCs go head-to-head with a legacy carrier operating a foreign base? How much more can passengers on LCCs pay if they have the ‘wrong’ sort of payment card, fancy a ‘good’ seat, and want to take some hold luggage? How does an upcoming national holiday in Italy impact fares in early […]