Top News on Madrid Barajas

  • Spanair stops flying after Qatar deal falls through


    Star Alliance airline Spanair has announced that it is halting all operations today, with the last flight expected to arrive at its base at 22:00 after talks with Qatar Airways over a stakeholding and capital injections collapsed.


  • Other News for Madrid Barajas

  • IN FOCUS: All change in the Spanish airline sector


    Spanair's collapse and Iberia's efforts to overhaul short-haul operations at Madrid through Iberia Express, has sent...


  • IAG approves 2012 launch for Iberia Express


    Iberia's new subsidiary Iberia Express has been given the go-ahead by the board of parent International Airlines Group...


  • Iberia operates Spain's first commercial biofuel flight


    Iberia today operated Spain's first biofuel-powered commercial flight using an Airbus A320 from Madrid to Barcelona.


  • News Listings for Madrid Barajas

  • Bankruptcy court authorises Ciudad Real airport sale

    News | 11 Dec 2013 14:30 | Rainer Uphoff

    Cuidad Real airport's liquidation plan has been authorised by a Spanish bankruptcy court, and the disused gateway is up for sale with €100 million ($138 million) set as the minimum bid.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bankruptcy-court-authorises-Ciudad-Real-airport-sale-394007/
  • Delta 767 returns to Madrid after hydraulics issue

    News | 05 Dec 2013 15:10 | Edward Russell

    A Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300ER returned to Madrid Barajas airport after suffering a hydraulic issue inflight today, according to the carrier.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-767-returns-to-Madrid-after-hydraulics-issue-393841/
  • Aena privatisation moves closer to reality

    News | 12 Nov 2013 15:59 | Kerry Reals

    ​Spanish airport operator Aena’s long-awaited partial privatisation has moved a step closer to reality after a recent study carried out by Spain’s privatisation watchdog gave the green light for up to 60% of Aena to be sold off.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aena-privatisation-moves-closer-to-reality-392886/
  • Norwegian to open new Spanish base

    News | 11 Nov 2013 13:24 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Scandinavian budget carrier Norwegian is to open a new base at Madrid Barajas next year, and operate six new European services from the Spanish capital.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Norwegian-to-open-new-Spanish-base-392822/
  • Spain to cut airport charges

    News | 15 Oct 2013 10:10 | Oliver Clark

    Spain will slash charges at its airports from next year, in a bid to reverse a steep decline in passenger numbers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spain-to-cut-airport-charges-391723/
  • Iberia pilots' union prepared for further strikes

    News | 02 Oct 2013 13:43 | Oliver Clark

    Spanish pilots' union SEPLA say it cannot rule out the possibility of future strike action by its Iberia members if a deal is not agreed with the airline over pay and job security.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Iberia-pilots-union-prepared-for-further-strikes-391234/