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Articles tagged “barajas”

Shares in Spain Airports Jump 18 Percent on Opening Day

Shares in Spain Airports Jump 18 Percent on Opening Day

Associated Press

The successful opening day is a signal of the strength of the tourism industry in Spain, one of the only industries to weather the country’s long-term recession.

5 years ago

Spain Airports Valued at $9.8 Billion Before Partial Stock Sale

Spain Airports Valued at $9.8 Billion Before Partial Stock Sale

Associated Press

Madrid Barajas has become one of Europe’s most iconic airports, but its privatization signals the financial struggles that have underlined its existence from the start.

5 years ago

Empty Madrid Hub Hurts Spain’s Ability to Sell Indebted Airport Operator

Empty Madrid Hub Hurts Spain’s Ability to Sell Indebted Airport Operator

Reuters

Iberia's coming return to profit will be the first step in turning around Barajas and attracting new airlines. Until then, operator Aena needs to boost the assets it does have if a sale is to ever take place.

6 years ago