Since 2005, the airport of Prat has gone from having 17 intercontinental routes to 44, with an especially important jump over the past two years, in which fifteen new routes without stopovers have been incorporated, according to data collected by the Air Route Development Committee of Barcelona (CDRA).
Norwegian’s recently launched subsidiary in Argentina has been granted concessions to operate more than 150 routes from the country.
El Prat Airport has taken its place among the top 20 cargo airports following a growth trend in the last three years that has led it to grow from 100,000 tons of cargo in 2014 to the 150,000 tons planned for this year.
In the last three years, air cargo at Barcelona-El Prat Airport has been very positive. This evolution has led the airport to grow from the 100,000 tonnes of cargo it had in 2014 to the 150,000 tonnes it is expected to accumulate in 201
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced industry performance statistics for 2016 showing that system-wide, airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers on scheduled services last year, an increase of 7% over 2015, representing an additional 242 million air trips.
Last October 3, the Barcelona Air Freight Community made an speech at the 2nd AirPharma Conference in Barcelona, at Crowne Plaza Barcelona Hotel.