Winning the 2017 ATW Airline of the Year Award was a “really big deal,” American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker said as he received the trophy at a gala dinner in New York Tuesday.
The purpose of the meeting was to explore the possibility that the new direct flight between Hong Kong and Barcelona, which will operate between July and October this year, can become a regular flight all year round.
Barcelona is the second favourite destination for luxury tourism worldwide, behind New York, according to a study conducted by Condé Nast Johansens among about 725 users of its destination guides and hotels.
Singapore Airlines in today’s schedule update (06MAR17) adjusted planned operational aircraft for Singapore – Milan Malpensa – Barcelona route, effective from 02APR17. This 5 weekly service will be operated by Airbus A350-900XWB, replacing 777-300ER.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.9% in January 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. While this was down from the 10% annual growth recorded in December 2016 it still was well above the average annual growth rate of 3% over the past five years.
Passport to 50 begins in Koh Samui and continues through Siem Reap, Kathmandu, Agra, Florence, Siena, Cannes, Moulinet, London, Barcelona, Ibiza, Marbella, Marrakech, Havana, Knoxville, Kona, El Nido, and A Secret Island, before concluding in Manila. The trip is currently being offered at $13,875,000 for a party of up to 50 people in August of 2017.
Barcelona, March 27, 2017 - Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas, in commercial cooperation with Cubana de Aviación has been designated to operate regular flights to Cuba from Barcelona by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation Spain. Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas will operate the non-stop direct route Barcelona - Havana from the 1st of July with a weekly frequency.