Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

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?

Ryanair competes with easyJet to Barcelona from London Stansted

Ryanair competes with easyJet to Barcelona from London Stansted

Ryanair now flies from London Stansted Airport to Barcelona, competing with easyJet.

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 […]


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.