Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

Europe and Asia battle it out in the latest instalment of the Arch of Triumph

Europe and Asia battle it out in the latest instalment of the Arch of Triumph

Arch ofIt’s a battle between Spanish and Taiwanese airports in the latest instalment of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition. With just three weeks left of the annual battle among the world’s airport firefighters, can anyone push Lisbon from the top spot? Find out to see how this week’s entrants have performed.

Etihad Airways adventures from Abu Dhabi for Barcelona

Etihad Airways adventures from Abu Dhabi for Barcelona

Etihad Airways launches only its second new route of 2018 from UAE hub after Baku inaugural in March.

Tulcea Airport seeks airlines for scheduled routes via public tender

Tulcea Airport seeks airlines for scheduled routes via public tender

Tulcea County Council announces the launch of a tender for Tulcea Airport as it seeks to connect the region’s only gateway to Milan, Madrid, Barcelona, London, Franfurt and Paris. Airlines are invited to request the official and technical documentation starting from 3 December 2018.


Laudamotion launches 15 new connections from Vienna

Laudamotion launches 15 new connections from Vienna

Laudamotion opens 15 new routes from Vienna, while also adding two from Berlin Tegel. 

Ryanair launches 60 routes during first few days of W18/19 season

Ryanair launches 60 routes during first few days of W18/19 season

Ryanair launches services on 60 airport pairs – 13 already served by other carriers.

Vueling continues to grow at Paris Orly; fourth largest carrier in 2018, Barcelona is biggest route

Vueling continues to grow at Paris Orly; fourth largest carrier in 2018, Barcelona is biggest route

Vueling will offer 3.59 million seats on flights serving Paris Orly in 2018, a 3.8% increase on 2017. Since beginning flights to the French capital’s secondary hub in 2009, it has consistently grown its annual capacity proposition from the airport. Nick Preston examines recent developments in the LCC’s Orly network.


Lisbon lions roar for the fourth time this year

Lisbon lions roar for the fourth time this year

Now firmly established as the airport to beat when it comes to water arches, the Portguese capital city facility now has its fourth Arch of Triumph certificate of 2018 on the fire station walls. Find out which four other airports merely made up the numbers this week.

Asiana Airlines starts Spanish city service from Seoul

Asiana Airlines starts Spanish city service from Seoul

Asiana Airlines commences a four times weekly service between Seoul Incheon and Barcelona.

London's airports handle 44 million more passengers than in 2010; four of the top five airlines don't serve Heathrow

London’s airports handle 44 million more passengers than in 2010; four of the top five airlines don’t serve Heathrow

London’s Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, City and Southend airports hosted over 171.06 million passengers last year, up from 127.17 million in 2010. Jonathan Ford highlights which airports are reporting the biggest net gain in passengers, the top destinations, plus the growth patterns of its leading airlines.


Stuttgart Airport close to 11 million passengers in 2017; Eurowings dominates departure board, Berlin is leading destination

Stuttgart Airport close to 11 million passengers in 2017; Eurowings dominates departure board, Berlin is leading destination

Stuttgart Airport welcomed 10.98 million passengers in 2017, representing a 3.1% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston examines traffic and capacity trends at the German airport over the past 10 years, including its leading airlines, routes and country markets. 

Ryanair to grow 3.5% from Bologna in 2018, offering 4.22 million seats; 46 destinations in S18; Amman and Kaunas launching for winter

Ryanair to grow 3.5% from Bologna in 2018, offering 4.22 million seats; 46 destinations in S18; Amman and Kaunas launching for winter

Ryanair opened its Bologna base in 2009, and since then the carrier’s annual seat capacity from the Italian city has grown by 200%. Jonathan Ford investigates the airline’s expansion from its third biggest base in Italy, including how many based aircraft it has this summer and its top destinations.

easyJet's Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination

easyJet’s Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination

One of easyJet’s first non-UK destinations was Nice, an airport it started serving in 1996. This summer the airline is offering 38 destinations from the French Riviera hub, with a 39th service launching in September. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s developments from its 12th biggest airport operation this summer.