#40 - BARCELONA AIR TRAFFIC INTELLIGENCE UNIT - Quarterly Report July 2021 (3/5)
During the summer season of 2021 Barcelona is expected to have 178 total destinations, which represents a growth of 9% compared to the summer of 2020 and a growth of 60% compared to the winter season of 2021. However, it is still 13 points below the destinations registered during the summer of 2019.
Great growth in intercontinental routes can be observed, especially in North America, but still far from the levels of 2019. Most of the connections are European routes representing 67% of the total destinations figure, while the domestic market represents 17%.
During 2021 airline companies are expected to start operating or expand on the following direct routes from Barcelona: North America: New York, Mexico City, Cancun, Atlanta*, Boston*, San Francisco, Asia, and the Middle East: Beirut, Tel Aviv, Seoul*, Amman. South America: Santiago de Chile*, Buenos Aires, Africa: Tunisia, Oran, Nador In July 2021, 76 airlines will operate in Barcelona, which represents 86% of the 88 that operated in 2019. Regarding operations, 1,901 departure frequencies have run during the first week of July 2021, which represents 53% of the 3,559 weekly departure frequencies registered during the same week in 2019.
* subject to operational changes
Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona