Articles Tagged ‘Spanish airports’

Ryanair starts Barcelona base to take on Vueling; Iberia dominant only in Madrid; airberlin still rules in Palma

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 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?

Ryanair doubles network at Malaga as airport becomes a base; direct competition on 16 of 43 routes

Ryanair doubles network at Malaga as airport becomes a base; direct competition on 16 of 43 routes

Ryanair takes another step towards overhauling Iberia as Spain’s number one airline with the opening of another Spanish base. Which new destinations have been added and who will Ryanair compete with head-to-head from Spain’s fourth busiest airport?


Low-cost rivalry hots up in Barcelona; Ryanair launches El Prat base with five aircraft and 20 routes from September

Low-cost rivalry hots up in Barcelona; Ryanair launches El Prat base with five aircraft and 20 routes from September

It’s tried North Barcelona (Girona) and South Barcelona (Reus) but now it’s time to take on Vueling, Spanair and easyJet at Barcelona’s main airport. How has Iberia’s influence waned at the airport and which carriers is Ryanair targeting?

Ciudad Real welcomes first international scheduled flight; Ryanair to serve London Stansted three times per week

Ciudad Real welcomes first international scheduled flight; Ryanair to serve London Stansted three times per week

Spain’s biggest private airport greeted its first Ryanair flight last week and anna.aero was on board. Which other airlines and routes have been operated from the airport serving the La Mancha region of central Spain?

Malaga opens Terminal 3 to double capacity; Ryanair to establish base in June; UK market dominance decreasing

Malaga opens Terminal 3 to double capacity; Ryanair to establish base in June; UK market dominance decreasing

Spain’s fourth busiest airport (after Madrid, Barcelona and Palma) has a lovely new terminal to help stimulate growth, but how seasonal is demand? Which are the leading airlines and which are the top country destinations?


Ryanair adds seven new summer destinations from Reus base (near Barcelona) but cuts winter capacity by 40%

Ryanair adds seven new summer destinations from Reus base (near Barcelona) but cuts winter capacity by 40%

Ryanair’s other Barcelona base (after Girona) has seen dramatic growth at the expense of load factors in 2009. Winter capacity has been cut dramatically to raise load factors but which new destinations will be added this summer?

Valencia hosts European Grand Prix; Delta launches JFK flights, Ryanair cuts flights

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusValencia has had a turbulent 12 months with many routes starting and many being abandoned. Which is now the leading country market and which major European flag carrier has dropped all its Valencia routes?

Ryanair doubles Reus traffic with launch of several domestic services

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusHaving developed Girona to the north of Barcelona, Ryanair is now building a presence at Reus, to the south. In the summer there are charter flights from the UK and Ireland, but how are Ryanair’s new domestic routes performing? We have the figures. And what other new destinations are starting soon?


Zaragoza gets Expo-boost; maintains 18% growth for second successive year

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisZaragoza 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?