Category Archives: Startups

Islas Afortunadas Air: New airline based in the Canary Islands Standard

In continuation with the new projects for the Canary Islands that we had mentioned in an earlier post, different Spanish media announced last week that Islas Afortunadas Air will start operations in October this year.Islas Afortunadas Air would be a project different from Aerocanarias although both web sites are under construction at the moment.Islas Afortunadas Air would start operations in October this year with 10 BAe146 and 2 A320 connecting their home base in Gran Canaria with every island in the Canaries as well as with Madrid, Barcelona, Galicia, Morocco and Mauritania.To start with, the company will hire about 450 people but they aim for a staff of 1,100 employees…

Melilla Airlines: New Spanish airline to fly Málaga-Melilla Standard

Melilla Airlines has born in order to cover Málaga-Melilla route with an ATR aircraft which will be based in Melilla.Ticket prices will go from 69 Euros with an estimated average of 83 Euros for residents.Tickets are only available in Travel Agencies   Source:

Aerocanarias: Canary entrepreneurs’ new startup Standard

Aerocanarias: A group of canary entrepreneurs headed by Carmelo Padilla, are finalizing the creation of a new airline called Aerocanarias that could replace Spanair by covering the hole left by that airline after its bankruptcy in January 2012.This project is being managed a few months ago to operate routes to the mainland and between the islandsShortly after Spanair announced its closure, Carmelo Padilla registered the domain, thus the company can operate on the Internet as soon as it has been established and implemented. Another indication that the project is still going on, is the fact that the digital rights of…