Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Any Plans For EK To Spain?  
User currently offlineBBADXB From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1497 times:


Hi, there!

I was wondering if Emirates have Spain on their cards?

Would such a service to Barcelona and/or Madrid, Malaga (lesser extent Alicante(?)), Mallorca (wishful thinking?!), or the Canrary Islands (combined with Casablanca)... be viable?

And are there any other Gulf-based airlines already flying to Spain? (Which airline, a/c, frequency?).

Thanks for your posts,
BBADXB  Wink/being sarcastic



9 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineEmirates777 From Tanzania, joined Feb 2000, 655 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1469 times:

I am sure Emirates will put Spain on its route-map at some point in the future (probably 2003 and after) along with Dublin and Amsterdam (pax flights). This is likely to happen as more A330s get freed up once the double-dailies to the big European routes are introduced. Most likely to be Madrid/Barcelona (combined).

As far as i can remember Kuwait Airways had a seasonal service into Malaga over the summer.

Rgds
Emirates777


User currently offlineMarco From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2000, 4169 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1452 times:

Correct EK777 KU flies to AGP in the summer!

Spain is definately going to be a part of EK's network in the future!



Proud to be an Assyrian!
User currently offlineTaloush From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2001, 154 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1443 times:

Actually, it's funny that there are NO direct links between the UAE and Spain..You'd think Gulf Air or another airline would be flying the route..

Talal



Your attention, please.
User currently offlineBBADXB From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1439 times:


Furthermore, IBERIA, the Spanish flag carrier and Spain's main and largest airline does not fly to anywhere in the Gulf, or the Far East.

Of course, it codeshares with BA to Bangkok and other places, and probably codeshares with other oneworld carriers such as Cathay Pacific to other Far East destinations, but no direct air link... I bet it would make one good money spinner for Emirates to fly there.

Rgds.,

BBADXB  Wink/being sarcastic



User currently offlineSAS767 From Denmark, joined Dec 1999, 407 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1426 times:

Nice to see the ongoing EK expansion, but will Scandinavia be on the future EK routemap??? Would be very nice but I'm afraid that the demand just isn't there (at the moment).

SAS767


User currently offlineBBADXB From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1423 times:


Probably it will, very soon: it's a question of time... Emirates was codesharing with Sri Lankan (UL) on the Colombo-DXB-Stockholm-DXB-Colombo run before the terrorist attacks on Colombo airport last year.

Rgds.,
BBADXB  Wink/being sarcastic



User currently offlineMD From Finland, joined Oct 2001, 146 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1420 times:

How about Helsinki???

One airline have rights route DXB-HEL-DXB. I don't mean Finnair, maybe Emirates or some other airline.

And sorry about my worst english.



///
User currently offlineETA Unknown From Comoros, joined Jun 2001, 2051 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1392 times:

If there was a market for Spain, EK or another Gulf airline woud be flying the route.

Does anyone remember the Garuda Madrid fiasco and their misinterpretation of pax numbers???

TG pulled out of Barcelona, MH out of MAD.


User currently offlineBBADXB From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 1370 times:


Well, we'll just have to wait & see then... I, for one, am hoping that MAD-BCN-DXB starts asap (probably in 2003, as indicated above)... & I am very enthusiastic about flying on one (AT LEAST!!) of those flights.

BTW, to all people from Spain: WOW! Boy, do I love your country (& the people!!), or what?? I was there last week and now I am flying to MAD this Friday - Hasta muy pronto,

BBADXB  Wink/being sarcastic



Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Any Plans For QR To Sydney posted Thu Dec 15 2005 18:32:33 by Amirs
Any Plans For New International Routes To Arn? posted Sun Feb 3 2002 20:33:43 by Jocke08
Kalitta Air - Any Plans For 744F's In The Future? posted Sat Sep 30 2006 23:16:03 by Maiznblu_757
Sun Country: Any Plans For 2006? posted Wed Jan 4 2006 01:47:08 by N808NWatMSP
Any Plans For ATL/JFK - NBO Route? posted Wed Oct 26 2005 19:36:52 by Omoo
Any Plans For New 19 Seater Turboprop? posted Wed Oct 19 2005 12:52:50 by HAJFlyer
Any Demand For A Europe To HNL Non-stop Service? posted Sat Sep 10 2005 16:16:57 by N593HA
Any Plans For The New US Airways Express? posted Sun Sep 4 2005 13:30:05 by AkjetBlue
Any Plans For AA EWR-LON Anytime Soon? posted Tue Sep 28 2004 21:14:04 by N771AN
Any Plans For New Major Airports? posted Fri Aug 13 2004 19:07:05 by Anthsaun