Madrid Airport (MAD)

Ground vehicle slams into parked aircraft at Madrid Barajas Airport, Spain

Images of a ground vehicle (luggage cart tug) that slammed into a parked aircraft appeared on social media, this mishap…

Cainiao teams up with Volga-Dnepr Group for a new cargo route from Hong Kong to Madrid via Liege

Volga-Dnepr Group, one of the leading groups of air cargo carriers worldwide, together with its strategic partner, CargoLogicAir, continues to…

[Trip report] Iberia Airbus A340-600 flight from Brussels to Madrid in Business Class

On Tuesday 21 Januari 2020, I had the pleasure of flying Business Class on an Iberia Airbus A340-600 operating a…

Iberia and the Madrid Council present the Stopover Hola Madrid Programme

Stopover Hola Madrid is a programme to encourage long-haul travellers to extend their Madrid stopovers from one to six nights,…

Air Canada Boeing 767 suffers engine stall during take-off from Madrid, Spain

On 3 February, an Air Canada Boeing 767 (C-GHOZ) departed Madrid, Spain for flight AC837 to Toronto, Canada. During take-off,…

Iberia to fly to Brussels with an Airbus A350 in early Summer 2020

In the early months of the 2020 summer season, Iberia decided to deploy its Airbus A350-900 between Madrid and Brussels,…

Belgian citizen arrested at the airport of Lima illegally carrying twenty birds in his suitcase

On 15 January, Hugo C., a Belgian citizen aged 54 bound for Madrid, Spain was arrested at Lima's international airport…

Air France adds capacity to Madrid with new flights from Paris-Orly in Summer 2020

As from 23 March 2020, Air France will operate 12 new weekly flights to Madrid (Spain) on departure from Paris-Orly,…

Official inauguration of Air Europa’s direct flight to Iguazú

Since the beginning of August, Air Europa has added a new destination in Argentina: Puerto Iguazú. With this destination, the…

Air France: Airbus A330 to Brazzaville returns to Paris CDG (medical) & Airbus A320 to Madrid diverts to Bordeaux (technical)

On 16 August, an Air France Airbus A330 (F-GZCB) operated flight AF896 between Paris CDG, France and Brazzaville, Congo Republic.…

A new airport for low-cost carriers planned at Madrid for 2023

Business conglomerate Air City Madrid Sur is planning for 2023 a new airport intended mainly for low-cost airlines. It would…

Cathay Pacific boosts frequencies to Adelaide, Frankfurt, Madrid and Tokyo

Cathay Pacific gives you more, more, more … Hong Kong’s home airline boosts frequencies to Adelaide, Frankfurt, Madrid and Tokyo…

Baggage handler caught stealing from passenger’s luggage in Ibiza

Last Friday, a passenger on a Ryanair flight from Ibiza to Madrid filmed a baggage handler opening a suitcase and…

Iberia extends Premium Economy to Havana and Johannesburg, increases frequency to Lima

Iberia to offer Premium Economy class on flights to Havana and Johannesburg In addition, in July and August 2019, the…

Iberia to offer 17 flights per week (+3) to Buenos Aires and Mexico City in Winter 2018-2019

Starting with this year’s winter season, Iberia is boosting its services to Latin America with three additional weekly flights to…

[Trip report] A more than disappointing flight with Iberia Express from Madrid to Reykjavik (Iceland)

For professional reasons I was scheduled on an Iberia Express flight from Madrid to Reykjavik, this must be my worst…

Snow disrupts air traffic at Madrid Barajas Airport

Heavy snow is disrupting air traffic today at Madrid Barajas Airport, delays are to be expected. The airport authorities (AENA)…

Flybe extends Manchester-Luxembourg route for Summer

Operating up to six times a week Flights available to book now for travel through to 1st July 2018 Flybe…

Labour court of Madrid has postponed the security staff strike at Madrid-Barajas

[Update 15:00] The sporadic strike actions between 22 December and 8 January 2018 at Madrid-Barajas airport have been postponed by…

Norwegian expands long-haul network with flights from US to Madrid, Amsterdam and Milan

Norwegian has announced further expansion of its long-haul networks with four new routes between Europe and the United States. The…

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