Category: Spain

IAG orders Airbus A350 for British Airways 0

IAG orders Airbus A350 for British Airways

IAG, the owner of British Airways and Iberia, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to purchase 18 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, plus 18 options. This move comes after speculation over whether an order for...

Iberia receives first Airbus A330 0

Iberia receives first Airbus A330

Iberia has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330 aircraft. The aircraft, EC-LUB – a -300 model – arrived at the airline’s Madrid Barajas hub today under a traditional water cannon salute. This is...

Palma Airport Nearby Attractions – Son Bonet 0

Palma Airport Nearby Attractions – Son Bonet

Continuing my look at what aviation attractions you can find close by popular airports for spotting, in this post I’m looking at Palma Airport on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Palma is one of...

Emirates A380 to Barcelona for two trips only 0

Emirates A380 to Barcelona for two trips only

Emirates are going to bring their Airbus A380 super jumbos to Barcelona on their daily link to Dubai twice in the new year, replacing the usual Boeing 777-300. The flights will take place on...

Volotea add Palermo base 0

Volotea add Palermo base

Volotea, the new Spanish low-cost carrier, has announced its third base will be Palermo in Italy. The new base will commence from March 2013, and will see two Boeing 717 aircraft based there. There...

Vueling to turn Barcelona into a mega hub 0

Vueling to turn Barcelona into a mega hub

Vueling has announced its intention to grow its hub at Barcelona into Europe’s biggest, emulating those seen in the Middle East, and overtaking the existing busy European hub airport of Frankfurt. The low-cost airline...

MallorcAviation.net – a great airline photographic site 0

MallorcAviation.net – a great airline photographic site

MallorcAviation.net is a great photographic site covering aircraft movements at Palma de Mallorca, in Spain’s Balearic Islands. I came across the site after working with Toni Marimon recently. He runs the site with some...

Aviaco article in Airliner World 4

Aviaco article in Airliner World

I just received copies of the November 2012 issue of Airliner World. In it is my article on Aviaco – a classic Spanish airline from days gone by. Aviaco was a pioneer of domestic...

Iberia wins award for Madrid Terminal 4 Agora project 0

Iberia wins award for Madrid Terminal 4 Agora project

Iberia, the Spanish national airline, has won “the best passenger assistance initiative” award at the Future Travel Experiences event in Vancouver. This is in recognition for Iberia‘s Agora project at Madrid’s Terminal 4 –...

Round the world charity trip in seven days 1

Round the world charity trip in seven days

 A good friend of mine, Andrew Solum, and British Airways‘ Head of UK & Ireland Sales, Richard Tams, are about to embark upon a fantastic journey in the hope of raising money for charity....