Asiana Airlines in September and October 2017 plans to operate charter flights to Spain, which sees the airline’s A380 operating Seoul Incheon – Barcelona route.
Norwegian has launched its first long haul services from Spain with three US cities – Los Angeles, New York and Oakland (commenced Jun-2017) – and plans one more – Miami, set for Aug-2017. Its next long haul route from Barcelona is likely to be Buenos Aires, but this reflects only a small part of Norwegian's ambitions in Argentina.
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.
Korean Air moved forward plans to increase Seoul Incheon-Barcelona El Prat frequency to four times weekly from Mar-2018 to 03-Sep-2017.
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.