Articles Tagged ‘Vueling’

Over 500 new routes launched to welcome summer season

Over 500 new routes launched to welcome summer season

Europe’s airline may be having a mixed time financially but that’s not stopping them exploring new routes this summer. We do some analysis at the over 500 new routes starting during the next three weeks to reveal which airline is starting the most new routes (no surprises here) and which country’s airports will be celebrating […]

Vueling CEO comments on new route expansion – and new competitors

Vueling CEO comments on new route expansion – and new competitors

Interviewing an airline boss on a train may seem a bit strange but it’s how anna.aero recently got to chat with Vueling’s CEO during FrenchConnect. How much is the airline planning to grow this summer, what’s happening in Toulouse, and what does Alex Cruz think of what some of his former employees are doing at […]

Vueling begins major expansion from Barcelona

Vueling begins major expansion from Barcelona

Vueling launches new routes from Barcelona, Bilbao, Nantes and Paris Orly


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?

easyJet and Ryanair can both claim to operate biggest low-cost base in Europe (depending on what is measured)

easyJet and Ryanair can both claim to operate biggest low-cost base in Europe (depending on what is measured)

So which are the biggest low-cost airline bases in Europe? We rank them both in terms of destinations served and number of flights offered. Which other carriers apart from easyJet and Ryanair make it into the top 12? Which airport/airline combinations make it into only one of the two rankings?


Vueling adds Copenhagen to network (but from Madrid)

Vueling adds Copenhagen to network (but from Madrid)

Vueling starts operating some of Iberia’s flights between Madrid and Copenhagen for winter season only. Marks first venture into Denmark.

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 […]

Vueling ventures into Germany; new Berlin route from Madrid one of three new routes starting this winter

Vueling ventures into Germany; new Berlin route from Madrid one of three new routes starting this winter

Spanish LCC adds two new routes from Madrid (Amsterdam and Berlin) and connects Paris Orly with Zurich. Reveals 13 new routes from Barcelona for next summer.


How European LCC network are fundamentally different from LCCs elsewhere in the world

How European LCC network are fundamentally different from LCCs elsewhere in the world

When it comes to the low-cost carrier ‘rulebook’ it seems that there are basically two versions when it comes to network planning models. One for Europe and one for the rest of the world. We explain all in our unique analysis of the world’s leading low-cost airlines.

Vueling launches new route from Toulouse to Lille

Vueling launches new route from Toulouse to Lille

Vueling now flies the domestic French route from Toulouse to Lille.

French airports report healthy growth in 2011 led by Paris Beauvais (+31.3%); easyJet stimulates Lyon - Nice by 70%

French airports report healthy growth in 2011 led by Paris Beauvais (+31.3%); easyJet stimulates Lyon – Nice by 70%

So what’s been happening at French airports in 2011? Which have been growing fastest, and which two have seen passenger numbers fall? How have the top 15 regional domestic routes fared so far in 2011? Which three have seen changes of more than 30%?