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North American Carriers To Spain  
User currently offlineYvr74 From Canada, joined Sep 2002, 52 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2239 times:

This is in reference to the post "Northwest to Spain - New Service" and is in regards to a question that I have had for several years. I would have posted under the mentioned post, but didn't want to deviate from the thread.

I wouldn't say Spain is underserved because first of all, I have no idea what that word really entails or what the demand for travel from North America to Spain is. However, in comparison to many other major European cities such as London, Frankfurt, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam, etc., Spain seems to have relatively few services from North America by North American carriers.

If what I've read and heard is correct, Spain is Europe's largest tourist destination and has been termed "the playground of Europe." I have also been told by a person or two that "Europe goes to Spain for holiday." I don't assert that as a fact or even an opinion, since I honestly have no idea if that is correct. However, if that is true, it makes the situation even more curious.

Any thoughts or reasons that members know of why this situation exists with the services between North America and Spain?

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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 34363 posts, RR: 70
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2232 times:

Yields probably. There are a lot of business travelers going between Spain and both Miami and New York City, but that is it. The current North America-Spain Market (all daily):

NW: DTW-MAD (May 2003)
DL: JFK-MAD (summer), JFK-BCN (summer), JFK-MAD-BCN (winter), ATL-MAD, ATL-BCN (summer)

As well Iberia has:
MIA-MAD (2x daily), JFK-MAD, ORD-MAD, MEX-MAD, MAD-SJU-SDQ-MAD, MAD-HAV; and the provide A319 service from Miami to GUA, SAP, SAL, CUN, PTY, MGA, and SJO that feed MIA-MAD flights but also carry O&D traffic.

User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 34363 posts, RR: 70
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2224 times:

Oh yes, and Air Plus Comet provides charter service from Malaga to New York City/JFK, Toronto, and Miami.

User currently offlineZebfly2 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 417 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2213 times:

That's an interesting thought, Yvr74. I'm not sure if the demand for travel to Spain from N. America calls for more flights. You mentioned that Spain is the vacation destination for Europeans, however people from N. America may not be traveling as much to Spain as other places like London, Paris, Amsterdam, etc.

Educate your children before others mis-educate them!!!
User currently offlinePzurita1 From Greenland, joined Sep 2002, 1411 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2204 times:

I believe Spanair also flies MAD-NYC, MAD-IAD daily


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