Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Hong Kong Airport win the last Arch of Triumph weekly battle, but its score of 36.7 saw it swoop into joint second place overall with Portland in the 2015 competition. Meanwhile, 27 (yes that’s 27) airports from across the world are aiming to topple Hong Kong from that spot this week.

Vueling ventures into 35 new route markets

Vueling ventures into 35 new route markets

Vueling starts 69 weekly flights from seven airports to 34 other airports across Europe.

Košice Airport kings parade in all their FTWA glory

Košice Airport kings parade in all their FTWA glory

Following their table-topping FTWA last week, it is not surprising that the Slovakian firefighters couldn’t wait to get their hands on the certificate and get in front of the camera. Meanwhile, nine airports from across the world tussle over this week’s award.


Vueling links Spain with Italy - twice

Vueling links Spain with Italy – twice

Vueling starts A320 services from Barcelona to Trieste and Palma de Mallorca to Turin. Both routes are uncompeted.

Arch of Triumph certificate and spacemen land in Narita

Arch of Triumph certificate and spacemen land in Narita

The #1 spot on the Arch of Triumph leaderboard has changed hands three times in recent weeks, as a glut of summer route launches heats up the 2015 competition – and it has happened again this week. Find out which of the 12 airports from across the world has scooped overall pole with this week’s […]

Norwegian adds a further three routes from Barcelona

Norwegian adds a further three routes from Barcelona

Norwegian launches its latest three routes from Barcelona to Dubrovnik, Stavanger, and Trondheim, all operated twice-weekly.


Vueling begins service to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport

Vueling begins service to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport

Vueling begins services to Moscow Sheremetyevo, becoming the second airport it serves in the Russian capital after Domodedovo.

Portland proudly parades its 'Arch of Triumph' win

Portland proudly parades its ‘Arch of Triumph’ win

With a table-topping score of 36.7, Portland Airport’s Aircraft Fire and Rescue C Shift have a lot to be proud of this week. Meanwhile, 10 airports from across the world slug it out for this week’s award.

Norwegian adds Billund and Birmingham to Barcelona base

Norwegian adds Billund and Birmingham to Barcelona base

Norwegian begins services from Barcelona in Spain to Billund in Denmark and Birmingham in the UK.


Europe’s busiest airports see 5% growth in long-haul capacity this summer; Heathrow busiest but Amsterdam and Dublin growing fast

Europe’s busiest airports see 5% growth in long-haul capacity this summer; Heathrow busiest but Amsterdam and Dublin growing fast

The FLAP airports dominate long-haul services from Europe with Heathrow Airport tops. But Dublin Airport is the fastest-growing in percentage terms while Amsterdam Airport has the biggest increase in seat volume.

Azerbaijan Airlines arrives in Spain

Azerbaijan Airlines arrives in Spain

Azerbaijan Airlines links Baku with Barcelona, Spain’s second busiest airport.

Turkish Airlines lands at new Ordu-Giresun Airport

Turkish Airlines lands at new Ordu-Giresun Airport

Turkish Airlines launched its latest domestic route from its Istanbul Atatürk hub to Ordu-Giresun, Northern Turkey, and increased its presence in Barcelona, Spain.