Air and rail in harmony – new calls in major European cities for high-speed rail access to airports

Three separate announcements made this week underline the growing importance of the co-operation between air and rail services, with high-speed rail (HSR) invited to provide…..

AENA set to develop new Murcia Airport to rival Alicante

In Dec-2017, and following the withdrawal of the only remaining competitors, Corporacion America and Edeis, the giant Spanish airport operator AENA was awarded the contract…..

Airport Insight: Palma de Mallorca Airport

Each day this year, The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot…..

Don Quijote would be proud – Spain’s Ciudad Real Airport may function again

If there is one example anywhere in the world of an airport that should never have been built – a textbook case study that should…..

Catalan independence referendum disrupts strong hotel and flight performance into Barcelona

Preliminary data from benchmarking specialists STR shows that hotels in Barcelona, Spain, experienced substantial performance declines following the 1-Oct-2017 Catalan Independence Referendum. Revenue per available…..

The potential effect of the Catalonian crisis on air transport and tourism in Spain

As this is written, the Spanish government is set to seize direct control over the affairs of Catalunya (Catalonia) a province of 7.5 million people…..

Spain’s El Clásico battle spreads from the football pitch to international airports

The La Liga rivalry between Barcelona and Real Madrid is one of the fiercest in world football. The two teams dominate in the domestic league…..

Spain continues to reign for planes from UK

The number of British tourists visiting Spain jumped by its largest rate in over a decade to hit a record in 2016 and capacity analysis…..

Growth is not the enemy – sustainable tourism leads to economic prosperity

It is certainly true that travel opens our eyes to the world, but we are not alone seeking that insight with tourism increasingly engulfing the…..

Holiday pester power costs European parents £184, but Eastern Med and Balkans offer best value

With thousands of families heading off to European hotspots during the school summer holidays, the annual Post Office Travel Money Family Holiday Report has revealed…..