Articles Tagged ‘Spanish airlines’

Vueling's Barcelona Airport network to pass 110 destinations next summer; faces competition on over 60 routes

Vueling’s Barcelona Airport network to pass 110 destinations next summer; faces competition on over 60 routes

Vueling’s on-going expansion at Barcelona means it is now Europe’s second best connected LCC hub after Ryanair at London Stansted. We analyse how quickly the base has grown, what new destinations have been added (and dropped) for S14, and how much competition Vueling faces on each of the 114 destinations currently on sale for next […]

AirEuropa vs Iberia: My passenger numbers are bigger than yours...or are they? anna.aero investigates...

AirEuropa vs Iberia: My passenger numbers are bigger than yours…or are they? anna.aero investigates…

Who’s the biggest? It’s an argument that mankind has wrestled with since we evolved from apes. Airlines are no different. This week its AirEuropa claiming to be bigger than Iberia – anna.aero investigates.

30-second interview with Colin Stewart, AirEuropa’s GM UK

30-second interview with Colin Stewart, AirEuropa’s GM UK

AirEuropa, the emerging South American specialist carrier from Spain, launched its sixth route to the continent last week. anna.aero caught up with the airline’s Colin Stewart, GM UK, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of AirEuropa’s niche operation.


Spanair collapse good for the routes of Vueling, Air Europa and Iberia, bad for Star Alliance

Spanair collapse good for the routes of Vueling, Air Europa and Iberia, bad for Star Alliance

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?

Iberia's focus on Latin American routes quantified; USA bigger than domestic market from Madrid by ASKs

Iberia’s focus on Latin American routes quantified; USA bigger than domestic market from Madrid by ASKs

Following our recent examination of British Airways our attention now turns to fellow IAG member Iberia. How important is its Madrid hub? Which are the leading country markets from Madrid? And the leading routes (by ASKs)? And which new destinations have been added recently?

Eco-tax impacts German routes as Spain’s summer markets get off to strong start; Ryanair now clear #1 with 42% growth

Eco-tax impacts German routes as Spain’s summer markets get off to strong start; Ryanair now clear #1 with 42% growth

Using May data from AENA we take a closer look at the trends in the Spanish market. Which airlines, airports and country markets are growing, and which are shrinking? How quickly is Vueling catching Iberia and which airport’s traffic is down 40% year-on-year?


Vueling now carrying 11 million passengers per annum; Barcelona now a proper hub; Ciudad Real new for winter

Vueling now carrying 11 million passengers per annum; Barcelona now a proper hub; Ciudad Real new for winter

The ‘new’ Vueling operates a fleet of 37 A320s but how seasonal is demand? Which are the airline’s busiest country markets and what is unusual about its UK flights? Which new routes are being started this winter?

New Spanair owners restructure airline; domestic still dominates; will serve niche international markets

New Spanair owners restructure airline; domestic still dominates; will serve niche international markets

As Star Alliance member Spanair has come under new controlling ownership, the airline changes network strategies and launches a large number of new routes this year. Which are Spanair’s new country markets? How important is the domestic market? And what is going on with the airline’s old MD80s?

Air Comet’s demise reduces competition between Spain and South America

Air Comet’s demise reduces competition between Spain and South AmericaThis niche Spanish carrier ceased flying on 21 December. How extensive was its route network to South America and where else did it fly in 2008/09? How has Iberia responded to the airline’s failure?


Aena airport traffic down just 3% in October; Ryanair up 44%, Iberia down 10%

nl201109-trend-aena-100.jpgSpanish airports appear to be edging closer to regular growth. Which airports are already doing better than last year and which airlines have grown (and shrunk) in the Spanish market?

‘New Vueling’ will operate over 90 routes; over half of all flights on Spanish domestic routes

Article Thumbnail: Lead Storyclickair has now been integrated with Vueling to create Europe’s third largest genuine LCC. But which are its busiest airports (after Barcelona), busiest routes and on which 17 routes did the two former rivals compete head-to-head?

Spanish airports suffer as UK and domestic markets struggle; but Ryanair and US traffic still growing

Article Thumbnail: Lead StorySpain’s airports and airlines have seen significant declines in traffic since the middle of last year. We analyse the decline by airport, country market and airline to see what variations exist.