Articles Tagged ‘Spain’

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.

Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian and Wizz Air’s winter 2015 growth markets revealed; Spain #1 for three of them; UK in top 3 for all

Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian and Wizz Air’s winter 2015 growth markets revealed; Spain #1 for three of them; UK in top 3 for all

All of Europe’s five major pan-European (U)LCCs are growing this winter. We reveal the top 12 country markets for each of these carriers as measured by increase in weekly flights since last winter.

Regional connectivity in Italy, Spain and Turkey analysed; winners and losers between 2009 and 2015 revealed

Regional connectivity in Italy, Spain and Turkey analysed; winners and losers between 2009 and 2015 revealed

We recently looked at regional airport connectivity in France, Germany and the UK. Now it’s the turn of Italy, Spain and Turkey to be examined in more detail – the remainder of the FIGUST countries. We look at connections from 25 airports in these three countries to over 20 cities across Europe.


Passenger growth slows in Lithuania; Ryanair still #1 carrier

Passenger growth slows in Lithuania; Ryanair still #1 carrier

In 2014, over 3.8 million passengers passed through the three commercial airports of Lithuania, a record for the country, yet it also witnessed one of the slowest growth rates of recent years. anna.aero investigates why growth has slowed down in Lithuania, and looks to see how the airline network has changed over the past 12 […]

Airport traffic across Europe growing solidly in 2015; Ireland and Greece lead way with Nordic countries and Russia facing challenges

Airport traffic across Europe growing solidly in 2015; Ireland and Greece lead way with Nordic countries and Russia facing challenges

We’ve collected airport traffic data for 20 European countries and plotted the growth over the last 18/30 months. We reveal the winners and losers and illustrate the impact of the re-timing of Easter.

Palma de Mallorca looking to smaller markets to drive growth; airberlin and Ryanair account for over 40% of traffic

Palma de Mallorca looking to smaller markets to drive growth; airberlin and Ryanair account for over 40% of traffic

Spain’s third busiest airport handled over 22 million passengers last year. German and UK tourist traffic accounts for over 55% of demand, but the biggest growth has been coming from smaller country markets. Locally-based Air Europa ranks as the leading Spanish carrier in third place.


UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge

UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge

International air travel from the UK grew faster in the first half of 2014 than in the previous year. Popular summer sun destinations such as the Canary Islands, Greece and Portugal have been performing well, but one major EU country market (which grew rapidly last year) has seen a decline this year.

FIGUS analysis - the leading international destinations from airports in France, Italy, Germany, UK and Spain revealed

FIGUS analysis – the leading international destinations from airports in France, Italy, Germany, UK and Spain revealed

Amsterdam is the leading international destination from UK airports, but which are the top 12 international destinations from airports in France, Germany, Italy and Spain? We’ve crunched the numbers, and can reveal which country markets have a clear winner, and which are much closer. Not surprisingly, London and Paris airports make several appearances.

Ryanair biggest airline in Hungary, Lithuania, Spain and Slovakia; close second in Belgium, Ireland and Italy

Ryanair biggest airline in Hungary, Lithuania, Spain and Slovakia; close second in Belgium, Ireland and Italy

Arguably Europe’s most European airlines with aircraft and crews based in 12 different countries, Ryanair is also the leading airline in several unexpected markets. In which country markets is it #1 and what share of the total market does it have? In which EU country does it have more than 50% of the market?


Spanish airport traffic down 5% in 2012 H1; Ryanair now clear #1 airline with Jet2.com growing fastest in June

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?

Why is easyJet closing its Madrid base?

Why is easyJet closing its Madrid base?

The announcement that easyJet plans to close its Madrid base (but still serve the airport from other bases) got anna.aero curious to see how the airline’s Madrid network has evolved and what competition it faces. We also spoke to Catherine Lynn, easyJet’s Group Commercial Director, on site in Madrid to find out more about the […]

¡Route Fiesta! Aena’s 1,022 “wanted” routes takes Route Shop inventory to 2,954

¡Route Fiesta! Aena’s 1,022 “wanted” routes takes Route Shop inventory to 2,954

¡Route Fiesta! Every Aena airport – 42 across mainland Spain, the islands, and North African territories – now has a listing in anna.aero’s Route Shop, bringing 1,022 Spanish routes to the online route marketing superstore which now has 2,955 routes advertised by 217 airports with a further 23 airports from around the world on backlog.