Articles Tagged ‘Barcelona’

Vueling passes 100 million passenger mark from Barcelona; serves over 120 destinations in S17, 20 fewer than in S16 as Germany, UK see cuts

Vueling passes 100 million passenger mark from Barcelona; serves over 120 destinations in S17, 20 fewer than in S16 as Germany, UK see cuts

Now part of IAG, Vueling has been operating from Barcelona since July 2004. We look at the LCC’s rate of growth from the airport, network development, seasonality and leading country markets. Plus which routes have been dropped (and added) since last summer.

Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul

Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul

Barcelona Airport last year welcomed over 44 million passengers through its two terminals, an increase of 11% when compared to 2015. With such spectacular growth, and Norwegian and IAG preparing to battle it out in the low-cost long-haul market from the hub, we take a closer look to see why this Spanish hot-spot is getting […]

Spanish airport traffic down 5% in 2012 H1; Ryanair now clear #1 airline with Jet2.com growing fastest in June

Spanish airport traffic down 5% in 2012 H1; Ryanair now clear #1 airline with Jet2.com growing fastest in June

The collapse of Spanair at the beginning of the year has clearly had an impact on Spanish airport traffic, but which of the country’s mainland airports are performing best at present? How about the country’s island airports? Which are the top 10 airlines in 2012 and which routes has Jet2.com started to boost its traffic?


anna.aero’s IATA Slot Conference on-site newspapers – all the news and pictures from Barcelona

anna.aero’s IATA Slot Conference on-site newspapers – all the news and pictures from Barcelona

anna.aero produced two on-site newspapers at the 130th IATA Slot Conference in Barcelona, featuring great coverage of  the 50 airports in the exhibition, their ”Top 10 Most Desired Routes”, and all the social events attended by the 1,100 delegates. You can ’flip-through’ all the news and photos here.

Have you got your slot in IATA Barcelona Slots?

Have you got your slot in IATA Barcelona Slots?

anna.aero is at the IATA Slot Conference in Barcelona producing the on-site newspaper for the 1,000+ delegates. Here you can browse the first “Arrivals Edition” which includes a major survey of routes required by the 50+ exhibiting airports.

American Airlines cuts international capacity 6% in June; UK market up 6%, Canada down 12% as three routes dropped

American Airlines cuts international capacity 6% in June; UK market up 6%, Canada down 12% as three routes dropped

While its future direction remains in doubt anna.aero takes a look at which international country markets American Airlines has increased capacity this June, and where it has cut capacity. Which leading country market has seen a capacity cut despite the addition of a new route?


Spanair collapse good for the routes of Vueling, Air Europa and Iberia, bad for Star Alliance

Spanair collapse good for the routes of Vueling, Air Europa and Iberia, bad for Star Alliance

Spanair’s much publicised bankruptcy has left Star Alliance without a Spanish carrier, but which member now has the biggest Spanish presence? Which airlines competed on Spanair’s top routes? And which route announcements had Spanair’s main competitor already made that targeted the weak airline?

Vueling, Europe's 4th biggest LCC, reveals major expansion in Barcelona; network to grow from 47 to 70 destinations

Vueling, Europe’s 4th biggest LCC, reveals major expansion in Barcelona; network to grow from 47 to 70 destinations

How big is Vueling compared with Europe’s other major LCCs? What market share does it already have in Barcelona and what makes it different from the other LCCs serving the airport? Which destinations are new this summer and what competition will Vueling face? And at which airports is it cutting capacity this summer?

Vueling plans major network expansion at Barcelona for summer 2012; 13 new destinations announced, six in France

Vueling plans major network expansion at Barcelona for summer 2012; 13 new destinations announced, six in France

With Ryanair now the third biggest airline in Barcelona, local carrier Vueling has announced a raft of new routes to help it defend its position as the leading airline at the airport. New routes for next summer include less familiar low-cost destinations such as Groningen and Strasbourg, as well as the airline’s first service to […]


Monarch and Ryanair enter London - Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies

Monarch and Ryanair enter London – Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies

The UK – Barcelona market saw amazing growth between 1991 and 2007 but has since seen demand drop by almost 30% in just two years. Which carriers are still serving the market and which have cut routes in the last two years? And what’s happened to the Spanish carriers on the route?

easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Vueling all compete on Milan Malpensa to Barcelona route; how do fares compare?

easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Vueling all compete on Milan Malpensa to Barcelona route; how do fares compare?

What happens when two LCCs go head-to-head with a legacy carrier operating a foreign base? How much more can passengers on LCCs pay if they have the ‘wrong’ sort of payment card, fancy a ‘good’ seat, and want to take some hold luggage? How does an upcoming national holiday in Italy impact fares in early […]

EURO ANNIES 2011: Airport Awards

EURO ANNIES 2011: Airport Awards

Italy again featured high in the airport prizes – Venice Marco Polo for the most new carriers, while Bari and Trapani both secured Traffic Growth Prizes. Moscow Domodedovo gained the Most New Routes, while Istanbul Atatürk and Schiphol share the valuable title for Most New Non-European Routes.