Traffic at Barcelona-El Prat: Destination Rankings

Barcelona is on 5th possition in total world destinations

Highlights Barcelona-El Prat

– 47 Million passengers

– Airport # 5 in Europe in number of European routes

– Short-haul flights operated by low-fare airlines

– Main operators: Vueling, Ryanair, EasyJet, Norwegian, and European network companies.

– In air cargo, 157000 exceeded and BCN enters the top 20 European airports.


– Growing service: 7.2M pax: 15% of airport traffic

– Airport # 19 in Europe in terms of intercontinental routes

– Low fare Long Haul: Norwegian (NAS) and Level

– 2.6M direct (37%), 4.5M indirect coverage

– Business 7.2% relatively good.


– Seasonality: growth continues to be concentrated mainly in the summer. This is an opportunity for improvement.

– Missing European business (2.5%)

– Lack of connection traffic (10%).

Source: BARDC/April 2018

Barcelona Air Route Development Committee

promotes Barcelona Airport intercontinental flight


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