Vueling launches 21 new routes; now serves Nuremberg and Southampton

Nuremberg Airport in northern Bavaria, southern Germany, welcomed Vueling with a big gingerbread cake - a German tradition featuring the Vueling clouds. Posing with the crew were Peter Schuberth, Quality Manager Airport NUE; Andreas Humer-Hager, Head of Aviation Marketing NUE; Karl-Heinz Krüger, General Manager NUE; and Jürgen Kohstall, the airport’s VP Marketing. Kohstall and Humer-Hager then presented the cake and flowers to the lucky crew.

The Vueling crew were welcomed to Southampton in southern England with a cake presented by the airport’s MD Dave Lees. Southampton is one of three UK airports – alongside Cardiff and Edinburgh – to have welcomed new routes with the Spanish low-cost airline in the last week.

Celebrating Vueling’s new route from Bilbao in Basque Country, northern Spain, to Germany’s capital Berlin were Patrick Zeuner, Berlin Brandenburg Airport’s Senior Consultant Airline Marketing; Laura Almodovar, cabin crew; Jose M. Sanchez de la Loma, first officer; Leticia Hernandez, cabin crew; Iago Ibanez, cabin crew; Marjan Schöke, Berlin Brandenburg Airport’s Head of Airline Marketing; Valenca Figuera from Vueling’s press department; Juan Josep Munar Siquier, captain; and Juana Lopez Sanchez, purser. (Photos: Günter Wicker, Berlin Brandenburg Airport)

Vueling launches 22 new routes; now serves Nuremberg and Southampton

Thanks to Lidia Capković Martinek from Zagreb Airport’s press department who took this picture with her iPhone of Vueling’s late evening arrival in the Croatian capital on 22 June. Flights will be operated from Barcelona three times a week.

  • The Spanish low-cost airline Vueling set out on a major route expansion in the last week, launching an entire 21 new routes; 10 of which face direct competition from other airlines. New destinations for the airline are Edinburgh (EDI), Nuremberg (NUE), Santander (SDR), Southampton (SOU), Split (SPU), Stavanger (SVG), Tarbes/Lourdes (LDE), Zagreb (ZAG) and Santorini (JTR).
Date Origin Destination WF* A/c Competition (WF*)
24-Jun-12 Alicante (ALC) Cardiff (CWL) 3 A320 Thomson Airways (1)
23-Jun-12 Barcelona (BCN) Edinburgh (EDI) 3 A320 Ryanair (5)
22-Jun-12 Barcelona (BCN) Lanzarote (ACE) 4 A320 Ryanair (4), Air Europa (3)
22-Jun-12 Barcelona (BCN) Nuremberg (NUE) 3 A320
22-Jun-12 Barcelona (BCN) Santander (SDR) 4 A320 Ryanair (7)
23-Jun-12 Barcelona (BCN) Southampton (SOU) 3 A319
23-Jun-12 Barcelona (BCN) Split (SPU) 4 A320
21-Jun-12 Barcelona (BCN) Stavanger (SVG) 2 A320 SAS (1)
23-Jun-12 Barcelona (BCN) Tarbes/Lourdes (LDE) 2 A320
22-Jun-12 Barcelona (BCN) Zagreb (ZAG) 3 A320 Croatia Airlines (3)
23-Jun-12 Bilbao (BIO) Berlin Tegel (TXL) 3 A320
23-Jun-12 Bilbao (BIO) Santorini (JTR) 1 A320
24-Jun-12 Bilbao (BIO) Venice (VCE) 2 A320 Volotea (3)
22-Jun-12 Palma de Mallorca (PMI) Alicante (ALC) 3 A320 airberlin (14), Iberia (2), Air Europa (1)
22-Jun-12 Palma de Mallorca (PMI) Bordeaux (BOD) 2 A320
24-Jun-12 Palma de Mallorca (PMI) Cardiff (CWL) 3 A320 Thomson Airways (3), Thomas Cook (2)
22-Jun-12 Palma de Mallorca (PMI) Moscow Domodedovo (DME) 3 A320 S7 (6)
22-Jun-12 Palma de Mallorca (PMI) Nice (NCE) 3 A320
23-Jun-12 Palma de Mallorca (PMI) Tenerife Norte (TFN) 2 A320
24-Jun-12 Palma de Mallorca (PMI) Vigo (VGO) 3 A320
23-Jun-12 Paris Orly (ORY) Asturias (OVD) 3 A320
*WF: Weekly Frequencies   Source: Innovata for w/c 2 July 2012

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