Cathay Pacific GM revenue management Navin Chellaram stated (18-Jul-2017) the launch of new seasonal service to Barcelona in Jul-2017 was "well received, which is a positive sign as we enter the summer peak".
Anna.aero congrats Barcelona Airport with the "Airport With Most New Long-Haul Routes" Euro ANNIES award.
Cathay Pacific starts this sunday its new connection between Barcelona and Hong Kong. The new service is the only continuous operation during the summer season linking Barcelona and Hong Kong, a major tourist and financial centre of Asia.
Mahan Air launches its new route to Barcelona, its eighth European destination from its hub in Tehran. The inaugural flight Mahan W5 136 has landed at the Airport of Barcelona-El Prat at 10:00 local time, being received with the traditional water salute.
Air Arabia Maroc, the leading low-cost carrier in the region, launch this Sunday his new route between Barcelona and Fez. Flights from Barcelona to Fez will be twice a week, Tuesday and Sunday, with departures at 14.55 and arrival at 16.00.
American Airlines launches, on Saturday May 6, a new route between Barcelona- El Prat Airport and the city of Chicago (O'Hare/ORD) on a daily basis that will connect the these two cities.
In 2017, Norwegian will employ 755 people in Barcelona, including administrative, flight, and ground staff, which represents 113% growth compared to the 354 employees now.