Vienna welcomed the first Vueling flight from Palma de Mallorca on 1 June. The IAG LCC will offer four weekly flights on the 1,456-kilometre connection to the Austrian capital city. Services will be operated by the carrier’s A320s and there is incumbent competition in the form of Laudamotion and Eurowings.
- Vueling launched three new routes from Palma de Mallorca (PMI) in the last week, with services commencing to Stuttgart (STR) and Vienna (VIE) on 1 June, and to Lisbon (LIS) on 2 June. The latter 1,025-kilometre connection to the Portuguese capital city will be operated twice-weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays and there is no direct competition. The 1,138-kilometre link to Stuttgart and the 1,456-kilometre route to Vienna will both be operated four times weekly and there is incumbent competition on each airport pair. The Stuttgart route is already operated by Laudamotion, Eurowings, TUIfly, Condor, easyJet and Ryanair, with these six carriers providing a combined 89 weekly flights. The Vienna sector is currently flown by Laudamotion and Eurowings which offer a combined 39 rotations. Commenting on the new link to Palma de Mallorca Julian Jäger, Joint CEO and COO of Vienna Airport said: “Thanks to the new flight connection, passengers will enjoy an even broader travel offering to Spain’s most popular holiday island. The island offers a change of scene to travellers of all ages, whether for a city trip, beach holiday or sport vacation.”