Barcelona-El Prat Airport experienced 11% passenger growth in October, reaching 4,018,769 users. So far this year, 38,108,443 passengers have passed through the airport facilities, which means an increase of 11% over the same period in 2015.
Airlines have scheduled 20,079,654 million seats in Barcelona-El Prat Airport for the 2016-2017 winter season, representing an increase of 13.4% over the same period last year.
The Port of Barcelona is promoting the Barcelona Port Challenge, a public-private partnership program to accelerate technology-based companies to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the port and logistics community.
Barcelona and Singapore, two cities linked by its exceptional location, its tourist beauty, its core business and its cosmopolitan essence, are more united than ever this 2016.
Each year, more than 50,000 passengers fly between Barcelona and the Asian city, part of the more of 1 million passengers currently flying between Barcelona and the Asian continent.
In focus, more than 28,000 make it indirectly through other world airports, next to the 1.2 million passengers that also fly indirectly between Barcelona and Asia-Pacific. With a compound average growth rate (CAGR) between 2010 and 2015 of 13% and almost 20,000 more passengers, the route between Barcelona and Singapore continues its growth.
In addition, the route has a percentage of business traffic or "premium" of 17%, which means that one of every 6 people traveling between the two cities flies in business class or first class.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) celebrated this year its tenth anniversary of activity from Barcelona, and now totals five weekly flights from Singapore to Prat Boeing 777-300ER aircraft; Two of these flights operate the route Singapore-Milan-Barcelona and the rest are direct flights from Barcelona to Singapore, according to the airline in a statement.
The general manager of Singapore Airlines in Spain and Portugal, Deryk Liew says the airline is committed to the Spanish market, and has the support of the increasing arrival of tourists from Asia, Australia and New Zealand to Spain.
Source: Sabre MIDT/ BARDC
Barcelona Air Route Development Committee
promotes Barcelona Airport intercontinental flights
Fashion (29%) leads the Catalan air freight by volume, followed
by the automotive sector (20%) and the pharma & chemical sector
(16%). The foodstuffs industry (9%) of the total) is still less relevant
than in other Spanish regions.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together in an even stronger partnership to provide durable solutions to aviation’s security challenges.
The Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) has opened its second edition this Tuesday and will continue to offer the latest developments in this sector, based on the application of the Internet in the industry,