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The traffic trends of the main 50 airlines in the Spanish airports Airlines

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According to the figures published by Aena, the Spanish airports served in 2013 6,735,696 less passengers than in 2012 (-3.48%). The amount is not so bad if we consider the traffic evolution from January to August 2013 when airlines had lost 6,818,968 passengers with regard to the same period of 2012. Hence, from September to December airlines have served 83,272 more passengers than in the same period of 2012.Between January and August, IAG – made up from Iberia, Iberia Express, Vueling and British Airways – had lost 1.64 million passengers. The overall loss increased up to 1.85 million within the whole 2013….

Vueling to keep an eye on the American destinations Airlines

Vueling A320 EC-HHA in Valencia airport by Rob Wilson / Shutterstock.com

Vueling keep an eye on the American destinations: Vueling’s chairmain Alex Cruz said they are expecting to sign a code share agreement with Qatar Airways in 2014.This will be the first agreement they sign with a non IAG airline. Currently they are already feeding passengers for Iberia and British Airways, and the Qatar’s entry into oneworld has made it easier.However, Cruz said they keep an eye on the merger of US Airways and American Airlines and the opportunities that this will bring to Barcelona airport. This merger creates a hub for them with four American destinations: New York, Philadelphia, Miami and Charlotte. “Barcelona might keep gaining new destinations like Chicago or…

What’s up with Iberia? Airlines

Iberia's new logo.

It looks like they are changing strategies in view of the spectacular passenger loss they are suffering.  Comparing Jan-Aug 2012 v Jan-Aug 2013 Iberia lost over 5.1 million passengers (36.8%). What’s up with Iberia?Also, in the displayed ranking note that Air Europa overtook Iberia as the third Spanish operator in passengers.We already informed about the third strategic plan they are working on and about the new brand they have just presented this month.To this respect, liligo.es explained last Monday that the new livery, which might recall British Airways, would be an aim of modernisation to fight the bad numbers. The first A330 bearing the new logo might have been…

A new strategic plan for Iberia to alleviate the adverse circumstances Airlines

CapitalMadrid.com published yesterday a very interesting analysis on the Madrid airport current situation, where they highlight the decrease of easyJet and Ryanair. Ryanair reduced passengers by 32% and easyJet by 40%, being 14% the overall decrease for the airport between January and August.Iberia—the main operator—and Iberia Express together lost passengers by 19%. Struggling to overcome the current circumstances they keep facing problems with pilots and are working on a new medium-term strategic plan for Iberia.IAG aims to reduce costs at Iberia to make it competitive, above all in the long haul. As for the short and medium haul they will use Iberia Express…

The new Iberia low fare to face up to the low cost airlines Airlines

This Saturday Iberia will launch the new Iberia low fare: a new offer aiming to gain new customers who seek good prices in the short and medium haul.The basic Iberia low fare will apply to routes where they compete with Ryanair or easyJet: domestic flights or connections with Europe with the exception of London. They would have explained that it does not make sense to apply this policy in the route unless it has been agreed with British Airways, with whom they form IAG.The Commercial Director for the Spanish airline, Marco Sansavini, did not want to reveal fares in a…

Vueling shares no longer listed Airlines

Vueling shares are no longer listed on the stock exchange According to the information found in lainformacion.com Vueling shares are no longer listed on the stock exchange since the 9th of August once the takeover bid by Veloz Holdco has been settled. Veloz Holdco is a subsidiary of IAG, which is the resulting company from the merger of Iberia and British Airways. IAG is supposed to hold Vueling shares by 97.52%