News Listings for Lisbon Portela

  • TAP Portugal adds eighth frequency on Budapest-Lisbon route

    News | 23 Apr 2012 10:41

    <p>TAP Portugal has added an extra frequency from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International airport to Lisbon Portela airport.</p><p>With this additional flight,...
  • Portuguese airports firm ANA exceeds interim forecasts

    News | 07 Sep 2007 16:49 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Portuguese airports operator ANA, which is in line for privatisation, has posted a 14.1% operating profit increase for the first six months of 2007.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span class=spelle>ANA’s</span> passenger numbers for the six months ended 30 June rose by 9.6% to 10.8 million, prompting a 10.9% hike in revenues which reached €136.3 million ($187.6 million).</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Its EBITDA result increased by 15.3% to €60.7 million, while <span class=grame>its</span> operating profit after depreciation and amortisation rose by 14.1% to €35.3 million.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>ANA cites vigorous demand and stringent cost m
  • New Lisbon airport project gathers momentum

    News | 18 Jul 2005 13:06 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region w:st="on">Portugal</st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region> plans to invest €650 million ($783 million) in the development of a new <st1:place><st1:PlaceName><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Lisbon</st1:place></st1:City></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType>airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> at a new site at Ota, situated 50km (31mi) north of the capital city.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Discussions over the new airport, which might replace the existing facility, have been on the Portuguese Government’s agenda for some time. But the country’s new socialist Government, which <span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>took office on 12 March, </span>has now stepped up the project’s momentum.</p>
  • Air Luxor to acquire ACJs

    News | 23 Nov 2004 00:00

    <p>Portuguese charter operator Air Luxor is seeking a separate aircraft operator's certificate (AOC) for its Corporate Jets division, as it embarks on a bid to quadruple its Airbus A319 Corporate Jetliner managed fleet in the next year, <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>writes Justin Wastnage</i>.</p> <p>Air Luxor relaunched its business aviation division last month under the name Masterjet, which has been given autonomy following internal restructuring within the Mirpuri Holdings group. Masterjet chief executive Marianela Mirpuri says the aim is to acquire a unique AOC this year to expand operations of ACJs across Europe and the Middle East. &quot;Under Air Luxor, Corporate Jets was considered as a secondary business, only accounting for 10% of revenues, so we decided to spin off Masterjet to concentrate on business aviation,&quot; she says.</p> <p>Masterjet has conducted several demonstration flights on behalf of Airbus using its Paris Le Bourget-based managed ACJ, and expects