The biggest festival in Barcelona, Mercè, which takes place from 22 to 25 September, will this year have its poster made by the designer Javier Mariscal and the proclamation of the philosopher Marina Garcés, in an annual event in which spaces will continue to be extended to involve neighbourhoods, with activities in the park of Sant Martí and the Centre of Nou Barris.
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.
The car company Seat will open a megastore, a multidisciplinary space and headquarters in the Deutsche Bank building in Barcelona, located at the junction of Passeig de Gràcia and Diagonal.
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.