Tag: Spain

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Iberia Starts Humanitarian Flights For Afghan Refugees

Reading Time: < 1 minute Iberia has joined other airlines in transferring Afghan refugees and has already moved 84 Afghan citizens to a reception centre in Spain. “On August 25, the airline made a special flight with an Airbus A321 between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Torrejón to bring 39 people to Spain who had arrived in France on a military […]

Ryanair and Spanish Pilots Agree on a 20% Pay Reduction

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair and the Spanish Union of Airline Pilots (SEPLA) have agreed on a 20% pay reduction restored over 4 years along with productivity improvements on rosters, flexible working patterns and annual leave to minimise Spanish Pilot job losses.  This agreement gives Ryanair a framework to flex its operation during the COVID-19 crisis and a pathway […]

Airbus Deliveries Surge in March – 72 Commercial Aircraft Delivered
Airbus Suspends Most Production in Spain for Over a Week

Reading Time: < 1 minute Following the recently introduced measures by the Spanish Government aimed at fighting against the coronavirus, Airbus has made a decision to stop a huge part of its production in the country. As for now, Spain is one of the most affected European countries, thus, the measure to reduce all non-essential activities in the country are […]

Airbus Deliveries Surge in March – 72 Commercial Aircraft Delivered
Airbus Shuts Down Production in Spain and France for Four Days

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has announced it pauses production in France and Spain for the next four days to comply with new emergency measures introduced by the governments in order to fight the spread of the coronavirus in both countries. During these several days the planemaker is determined to secure working places with conditions suitable for safe operations. […]

IAG Acquires Another European Airline: Air Europa

Reading Time: < 1 minute International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of British Airways and Spain’s Iberia, has announced that it will supplement its group of carriers with already the third Spanish airline – Air Europa – in  a deal worth $1.12 billion. Air Europa is a private Spanish airline offering scheduled domestic and international flights to 69 destinations, […]

Barcelona El Prat Airport Sees Record Numbers in 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes There may still be a lot of uncertainty surrounding Brexit in the UK, but that isn’t stopping the majority from enjoying their annual break. Many European destinations have experienced an increase in tourism over the past couple of years. One in particular that’s seen an increase in tourists is Barcelona. Here, we’ll look at some […]

US Private Equity Eyes Up to 49% Stake in Spain’s Volotea

Reading Time: 2 minutes US-based firms Indigo Partners LLC and HRS Management have been shortlisted as potential buyers of up to 49% of Spanish budget carrier Volotea, La Vanguardia newspaper has reported citing sources close to the talks. According to the report, the sale, which is being overseen by investment bank Morgan Stanley, is set to conclude within the […]

Thomas Cook to Launch Spanish Subsidiary in Mallorca

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thomas Cook Group Airlines has announced that it has applied for a Spanish Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) for a new Mallorca based airline and plans to launch its new airline, Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics, from spring 2018. “With our new airline, we are able to counter seasonal fluctuations, plan more cheaply and offer our customers […]

Jet2.com Airbus A330 Bursts Two Tyres On Landing At Tenerife

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Jet2.com Airbus A330-200 was performing flight from Manchester to Tenerife Sur Reina Sofia in Spain with 320 passengers and 11 crew. Aircraft landed on Tenerife’s runway 08 but burst the two aft left main tyres, deflated both aft right hand main tyres and became disabled on the runway. A number of other aircraft on […]

Ryanair On Collision Course with German Carrier Lufthansa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair has confirmed plans to move into Lufthansa’s home hub of Frankfurt, stepping up its push into bigger airports and ratcheting up pressure on the German carrier which is expanding its own budget flights. Lufthansa said earlier yesterday it would offer fewer seats than planned this quarter as it seeks to offset pressure on ticket […]