A Ryanair 737 taxiing in London. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Portugal Blocks 16 Ryanair Flights to Morocco, Stranding Over 3,000 Passengers

Over 3,000 Portuguese passengers were affected this week with the cancellation of 16 flights of Ryanair connecting Portugal to Morocco. The cancellations were triggered by the country’s civil aviation regulator – the National Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) — since it did not provide the licenses for the operations in time. These are new routes between both countries. Affected were operations from Lisbon to Agadir, Fez and Marrakech. The measure prompted a strong response from Ryanair, which, in a press release,…

Spanish Airlines Prepare for Winter Season

As of Oct. 28, 108.8 million seats have been scheduled to fly into and out of all airports in the Aena (Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea) network — a group of airports in Spain owned by operator Aena — representing an increase of 4.2% compared to the offering for the…