One in three UK business travellers are travelling less because of currency volatility; while Brexit uncertainty is also impacting business travel across Continental Europe

Business travellers have a significant impact on local economies around the world, but economic and political volatility is impacting the rate of travel in Europe,…..

Ciudad Real airport to re-open to commercial traffic. What realistically are its prospects now?

It appears that the Spain’s infamous Ciudad Real ghost airport (the made-up word ‘aeromuerto’ in Spanish) will resume commercial operations on 12-Sep-2019, according to reports…..

Aeromexico echoes Delta’s arguments over unfair subsidies as Emirates prepares for Barcelona-Mexico flights

Although it has fallen farther down the industry radar, the Gulf airline subsidy debate is still simmering across the Americas. Now Aeromexico has joined the…..

Spain’s RENFE branches out to operate high-speed rail in France bringing more competition to air travel and furthering the rail versus air debate

Spain’s state rail operator RENFE has requested the necessary permits from the French authorities to deliver its own high-speed rail services in France. It makes…..

Average national meal limits for business travellers revealed in American Express Global Business Travel whitepaper

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has launched its meal expense whitepaper, ‘Savings for Cravings’. While air and hotel expenses have been a core focus…..

Atlanta retained its #1 global passenger airport ranking in 2018; Beijing continued its growth, but Dubai is stalling

ACI World has published preliminary world airport rankings for 2018. In its opening remarks ACI says passenger traffic remains resilient but cargo hubs have seen…..

Air Europa to boost its premium offering with future Boeing 787 deliveries

Spanish carrier Air Europa is to adopt a revised reconfiguration for the remaining Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners that it has on order for delivery from the…..

AENA‘s nine-month analysis of passengers shows almost two thirds are non-Spanish Europeans

Part-privatised Spanish national airports operator AENA has released statistics on its passenger traffic by geographic origin/destination for the nine months ended 30-Sep-2018 and it makes…..

Spain’s Murcia Corvera Airport to be inaugurated at last. Competition with Alicante? But AENA manages both of them

Murcia Corvera International Airport is scheduled to be inaugurated on 15-Jan-2019 and is projected to handle six million passengers in 2019. The LCC Norwegian just…..

There’s another proposal for a second Madrid airport, but what’s so different this time? Quite a lot, it appears!

A group of Spanish businessmen have outlined a scheme to develop ‘Air City Madrid Sur Airport’ with a EUR148 million private investment to expand the…..

IAG home helps to keep low cost brand on the straight and level

Whether low cost brand LEVEL does eventually gain its own Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) or continues its model of operational production units, its newly appointed…..