Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

Ryanair launches 12 new routes from 19 airports in 11 countries

Ryanair launches 12 new routes from 19 airports in 11 countries

Ryanair’s new route launches are spread out over two weeks but this week’s 12 new routes are good news in particular for Italian airports.

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?

Monarch launches new route to Barcelona from London Gatwick

Monarch launches new route to Barcelona from London Gatwick

Monarch Airlines now flies from London Gatwick Airport to Barcelona in Spain in competition with easyJet.


Norwegian launches new route to Barcelona from Gothenburg

Norwegian launches new route to Barcelona from Gothenburg

Norwegian has expanded its route network from Göteborg Landvetter Airport in Sweden, now serving Barcelona.

Vueling launches a new route between Barcelona and Genoa

Vueling launches a new route between Barcelona and Genoa

Vueling now serves Genoa on the Italian Riviera from Barcelona, making the port city its eighth Italian destination.

Vueling launches four new routes; two new Greek island destinations

Vueling launches four new routes; two new Greek island destinations

Vueling now serves Heraklion and Mykonos from Barcelona, while Rome Fiumicino gets ninth Vueling route.


CSA Czech Airlines launches base in Bratislava; six new routes

CSA Czech Airlines launches base in Bratislava; six new routes

CSA Czech Airlines last week launched its secondary base in neighbouring Slovakia’s country capital Bratislava, operating six new routes.

New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?

New airline routes launched (7 - 13 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 June 2011)

53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.


New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

49 routes started in the last week, eight of which were to the Spanish island Ibiza. But which two airlines launched the same US domestic route? Which Asian low-cost carrier continued expanding with its third international route? And how come there is a new link between Baku in Azerbaijan and Aberdeen in Scotland?

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 […]