Asiana Airlines Seoul Incheon to Barcelona
Asiana Airlines launched flights between Seoul Incheon and Barcelona on 30 August. Present at the launch ceremony in the South Korean capital was Moon Myeong-Young, EVP of Asiana Airlines. The Star Alliance member will offer a four times weekly service on the 9,590-kilometre sector using its fleet of 300-seat 777-200s.
Asiana Airlines’ first flight to Spain was greeted with this simple but effective cake at Barcelona Airport on 30 August. While the airport also displayed an A350-900 on the cake table at the launch, the Star Alliance member is planning to operate its flights to Barcelona using its 777-200s, equipped with 22 business and 278 economy class seats.
- Asiana Airlines has launched a four times weekly service from its base at Seoul Incheon (ICN) to Barcelona (BCN), the carrier’s first regular scheduled service to Spain. Inaugurated on 30 August, the 9,590-kilometre route will be operated by the Star Alliance member year-round using its 777-200 fleet, configured with 22 business and 278 economy class seats. The city pair is already served, with incumbent Korean Air operating the service four times weekly according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. The latter carrier started serving the route in April 2017, and Korean Air carried 52,663 passengers between its first service and 31 December, representing an average theoretical load factor during that time of 79%. Barcelona currently serves 210 destinations in 62 countries according to The Route Shop, and has regular services from 90 airlines, with Asiana becoming the latest operator. As well as Barcelona, Asiana offers regular scheduled flights to Frankfurt, Istanbul Atatürk, London Heathrow, Paris CDG, Rome Fiumicino and Venice Marco Polo in Europe from Seoul. See how Barcelona Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.