June 9, 2021| 73 0

easyJet opens a new seasonal base in Malaga

easyJet has made this announcement: With this new base, easyJet brings the number of its bases to three in Spain (Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca) and reaffirms its commitment to the region. With three based aircraft, the airline will create around 100 new direct jobs, including pilots and crew, all of them employed under local contracts in line with …

May 22, 2021| 58 0

What Spain’s New Travel Rules Mean For Foreign Tourists

On Friday, May 21, Spain announced that starting June 7, tourists from all parts of the world are allowed to visit, providing that they had been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. With this in mind, we thought we would take a look at all the new entry rules and see what they mean for foreign tourists. Before COVID-19, Spain was the second most visited c …

March 9, 2021| 61 0

Icelandair returns the Boeing 737 MAX To Service

After a multi-month campaign to reassure its customers that the 737 MAX is safe to fly, Icelandair has returned the 737 MAX into service. One of the first flights operated took place on Monday, March 8th, from Keflavik International Airport to Copenhagen Airport. If all goes according to plan, that same aircraft operates a service to Paris today. Th …

March 7, 2021| 62 0

In Photos: The Wizz Air UK Wales Flyover

After writing about the upcoming opening of Wizz Air UK’s new base in South Wales yesterday, we thought we would follow it up with some photos of the amazing flyover. To celebrate the carrier’s new maintenance facility at Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wizz Air decided to arrive in style. Four of the budget airline’s Airbus A321s departed Luton Airport (LT …

March 5, 2021| 65 0

What Happened To Spain’s Air Comet?

While everyone knows that Iberia is the national flag carrier of Spain and that Volotea, Vueling, and recently IAG acquired Air Europa, are Spanish airlines, did you know that Spain once had an airline called Air Comet? First founded on December 23, 1996, as Air Comet Plus, it acquired Oasis Airlines’ only plane, an Airbus A310. The Madrid start-up …

March 4, 2021| 63 0

US To Drop UK Tariffs In Boeing-Airbus Dispute

The US has suspended all retaliatory tariffs on imported UK goods that were levied as part of the long-running Boeing-Airbus dispute. The suspension of tariffs will last four months and come into force on March 8th, backdated to March 4th. The two countries will now look to resolve the dispute amicably through the World Trade Organization (WTO). US- …

February 20, 2021| 68 0

Awesome: Direct New York-Barcelona Returns Under $300 In September

Spanish low-cost airline Level is currently offering tempting fares on its non-stop New York-Barcelona route throughout September. Through the middle and latter parts of the month, these itineraries often come in below $300! Let’s see when these apply, and how you can book them. The flights Level is a low-cost IAG brand based in Barcelona, Spain. Acc …

February 15, 2021| 53 0

Icelandair Ferries Two Boeing 737 MAX Jets Back To Reykjavík

With plans to resume 737 MAX service in late March or early April, Icelandair is “repatriating” its jets and bringing them home from storage in Spain. Two of these aircraft were spotted making the journey to the airline’s home at Keflavik Airport on February 14th, after having been in storage since October 2019. Flight details According to data from …

January 11, 2021| 64 0

Italy’s startup EGO Airways to launch operations in March

The new airline EGO Airways is planning to launch point-to-point domestic routes in Italy beginning March 2021.  On January 7, 2021, EGO Airways started ticket sales for travel starting from March 2021. EGO Airways is planning to operate on underserved routes. It will offer service to Forli Airport (FRL), Florence Airport (FLR), Catania Fontana …

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