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3 February, 2016
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Luton-Zurich to become Vueling’s 11th direct route from London

Other new Vueling destinations from Luton this summer are Barcelona and Amsterdam.

 Vueling operates a total of 11 routes from the London airports of Luton, Gatwick and Heathrow.

 Barcelona, 3 February 2016 – Tickets are now on sale for Vueling’s new Luton-Zurich flight, to be launched this summer. Services will begin on 12 June with six weekly frequencies and continue until the end of October, for a total offering of 43,200 seats. Other new Vueling destinations from London-Luton available this summer will be Barcelona and Amsterdam.

Vueling, a member of the International Airlines Group (IAG), currently operates from London’s Gatwick, Luton and Heathrow airports. From Gatwick, the airline operates direct services to Barcelona, Bilbao, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Rome-Fiumicino, Florence and the recently announced Santiago de Compostela. From Heathrow, the company offers daily services to La Coruña, in northwest Spain, and to Barcelona.

This summer Vueling will operate from 11 airports in the UK and Ireland, including Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Dublin, as well as London’s Gatwick, Heathrow and Luton. From these airports, the airline will offer a total of 28 routes and more than 1,800,000 seats during the summer, a 103% increase from the summer season of 2015. Since launching its UK operations with a Heathrow-La Coruña flight in 2009, Vueling has carried more than 3 million passengers in the UK.

Timetable

Zurich – Luton Luton – Zurich
08:00-08:50 09:35–12:15

 

 *Fares from €49,99 for direct flights, including tax and handling charges

*Fares listed on www.vueling.com, Vueling’s mobile app,  call centre and travel agents.

 

 Code sharing

Last September the Barcelona-based Vueling and its IAG partner British Airways announced the final provision of their 2014 code-sharing agreement, under which customers can now buy tickets for BA flights from the Vueling website (www.vueling.com) or call centre. Customers of both airlines may now to book their flights from either one, including combined flights using both carriers on direct routes between London and major European cities. The arrangement makes Vueling the first of Europe’s low-cost airlines to sell flights by other carriers, which will strengthen its commercial structure while tightening links with BA.

Last year Vueling and British Airways announced the agreement under which BA can now apply its flight codes to more than 170 Vueling flights on 61 routes. Of this total, 31 are international routes from Spain (18 to Italy, seven to the UK, and six to Scandinavia) and 11 are domestic Italian flights from Rome-Fiumicino and Florence.

 Vueling also shares flight codes with Iberia, another IAG unit, under an agreement allowing the Madrid-based airline to sell Vueling flights with the IB code, including domestic and international routes from Barcelona, domestic routes in Italy and some other routes such as Paris-Lisbon and Paris-Rome.

In addition, since 2014 Vueling has had interline agreements with Qatar Airways and American Airlines, whereby it operates as a feeder for their long-haul routes from its hub, making Barcelona a major gateway for passengers flying between Qatar and the United States or Europe.

 

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22 January, 2016
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Vueling offers special flights to 6 Nations Rugby tournament match in Paris

The airline adds two special flights from Dublin to Paris-Orly for the Ireland-France match on February 13th.

Barcelona, 21 January 2016 Vueling has put on sale two special flights to take the Irish fans to cheer their team when it plays against France in the Parisian Stade de France on  February 13th  as part of Six Nations Rugby tournament.

Vueling´s special flights will allow rugby fans to travel to French capital to support their team for the second round of the tournament. The flight from Dublin to Paris-Orly will operate on February 12th and the return leg from Paris to Dublin will be operated on February 14th with an Airbus A320.

Tickets are available now on Vueling’s website (www.vueling.com), Vueling App (Android/iOS), mobile platform m.vueling.com, and at travel agencies.

 

Timetable

6 Nations Rugby match
ROUTE DAY TIME
DUB – ORY 12-feb 09:30 – 12:30
ORY – DUB 14-feb 08:05 – 08:55

 

 About Vueling

The company was founded in July 2004, with a fleet of two Airbus A320, four routes, and a commitment to provide excellent customer service at competitive prices. Twelve years later, Vueling operates on more than 410 routes to more than 160 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, with a fleet of more than 100 aircraft and 23 operational bases. It has carried more than 95 million passengers. The prestigious trade journal Air Transport News has named Vueling this year’s best low-cost carrier.

 

20 January, 2016
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Vueling announces flights between London-Gatwick and Santiago de Compostela

The airline now offers six routes from London-Gatwick during the coming summer season.

With this new addition, Vueling offers 28 routes between 12 airports in the UK and Ireland to destinations in Spain, France, Italy and the Netherlands.

Barcelona, January 20 2016 – Vueling is now selling tickets for flights between London-Gatwick and Santiago de Compostela, in Spain, beginning on 30 March. More than 32,000 seats will be available during the summer season, on three weekly flights. The aircraft used on the route will be the 180-seat Airbus A320.

Vueling currently operates from London’s Gatwick, Luton and Heathrow airports. From Gatwick, the airline also offers direct services to Barcelona, Bilbao, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Rome-Fiumicino, and Florence. From Heathrow, Vueling offers daily services to La Coruña, in northwest Spain, and to Barcelona. During the summer season, the company will operate daily flights from Luton to Barcelona and Amsterdam.

Part of International Airlines Group (IAG), Vueling  will operate from a total of 12 airports in the UK and Ireland, including Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, as well as London´s Gatwick, Heathrow and Luton. From these airports, the airline will offer a total of 28 routes and more than 1,800,000 seats during the summer, a 112% increase from the summer season of 2015. Since launching its UK operations with a Heathrow-La Coruña flight in 2009, Vueling has carried more than 3 million passengers in the UK.

 

Timetable
  LGW SCQ   SCQ LGW
Monday  21:30 00:40 19:40 20:40
Wednesday  20:45 23:55 19:05 20:05
Friday  21:10 00:20  19:30 20:30

Basic fares begin at 39,99€ / one way and tickets can be obtained at www.vueling.com website, Vueling app for smartphones (iOS / Android), m.vueling.com Mobile portal, and travel agents. For more information and reservations, see www.vueling.com.

Code sharing

Vueling and its IAG partner British Airways announced last September the final provision of their code-sharing agreement, reached in 2014 by launching direct sales of BA flights via the Barcelona-based Vueling’s website (www.vueling.com) and call centre. Customers of both airlines are able to book their flights from either one, including combined flights using both carriers on direct routes between London and major European cities. The arrangement makes Vueling the first of Europe’s low-cost airlines to sell flights by other carriers, which will strengthen its commercial structure while tightening links with BA.

Last year Vueling and British Airways announced the agreement under which BA can now apply its flight codes to more than 170 Vueling flights on 61 routes. Of this total, 31 are international routes from Spain (18 to Italy, seven to the UK, and six to Scandinavia) and 11 are domestic Italian flights from Rome-Fiumicino and Florence.

 Vueling also shares flight codes with Iberia, another IAG unit, under an agreement allowing the Madrid-based airline to sell Vueling flights with the IB code, including domestic and international routes from Barcelona, domestic routes in Italy, and some other routes such as Paris-Lisbon and Paris-Rome.

In addition, since 2014 Vueling has interline agreements with Qatar Airways and American Airlines, whereby it operates as a feeder of their long-haul routes from its hub, making Barcelona a major gateway for passengers flying between Qatar or the United States and Europe.

 About Vueling

Vueling was founded in July 2004 with two Airbus A320s, four routes, and a commitment to offer excellent customer service at highly competitive fares. Nearly twelve years later, Vueling is operating on 410 routes to more than 160 cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with a fleet of more than 100 aircraft and 23 operating bases. In its first decade, Vueling has carried more than 95 million passengers.

 

 

 

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Vueling announces flights between London-Gatwick and Santiago de Compostela

The airline now offers six routes from London-Gatwick during the coming summer season.

With this new addition, Vueling offers 28 routes between 12 airports in the UK and Ireland to destinations in Spain, France, Italy and the Netherlands.  

Barcelona, January 20 2016 – Vueling is now selling tickets for flights between London-Gatwick and Santiago de Compostela, in Spain, beginning on 30 March. More than 32,000 seats will be available during the summer season, on three weekly flights. The aircraft used on the route will be the 180-seat Airbus A320.

Vueling currently operates from London’s Gatwick, Luton and Heathrow airports. From Gatwick, the airline also offers direct services to Barcelona, Bilbao, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Rome-Fiumicino, and Florence. From Heathrow, Vueling offers daily services to La Coruña, in northwest Spain, and to Barcelona. During the summer season, the company will operate daily flights from Luton to Barcelona and Amsterdam.

Part of International Airlines Group (IAG), Vueling  will operate from a total of 12 airports in the UK and Ireland, including Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, as well as London´s Gatwick, Heathrow and Luton. From these airports, the airline will offer a total of 28 routes and more than 1,800,000 seats during the summer, a 112% increase from the summer season of 2015. Since launching its UK operations with a Heathrow-La Coruña flight in 2009, Vueling has carried more than 3 million passengers in the UK. 

Weekly Frequencies

Route First flight Prices from April May June July August September October
LGW – SCQ  March 30  39,99€ 3 3  3 3 3 3 3

 

Timetable
LGW SCQ SCQ LGW
Monday  21:30 00:40 19:40 20:40
Wednesday  20:45 23:55 19:05 20:05
Friday  21:10 00:20  19:30 20:30

Basic fares begin at 39,99€ / one way and tickets can be obtained at www.vueling.com website, Vueling app for smartphones (iOS / Android), m.vueling.com Mobile portal, and travel agents. For more information and reservations, see www.vueling.com.

Code sharing

Vueling and its IAG partner British Airways announced last September the final provision of their code-sharing agreement, reached in 2014 by launching direct sales of BA flights via the Barcelona-based Vueling’s website (www.vueling.com) and call centre. Customers of both airlines are able to book their flights from either one, including combined flights using both carriers on direct routes between London and major European cities. The arrangement makes Vueling the first of Europe’s low-cost airlines to sell flights by other carriers, which will strengthen its commercial structure while tightening links with BA.

Last year Vueling and British Airways announced the agreement under which BA can now apply its flight codes to more than 170 Vueling flights on 61 routes. Of this total, 31 are international routes from Spain (18 to Italy, seven to the UK, and six to Scandinavia) and 11 are domestic Italian flights from Rome-Fiumicino and Florence.

Vueling also shares flight codes with Iberia, another IAG unit, under an agreement allowing the Madrid-based airline to sell Vueling flights with the IB code, including domestic and international routes from Barcelona, domestic routes in Italy, and some other routes such as Paris-Lisbon and Paris-Rome.

In addition, since 2014 Vueling has interline agreements with Qatar Airways and American Airlines, whereby it operates as a feeder of their long-haul routes from its hub, making Barcelona a major gateway for passengers flying between Qatar or the United States and Europe.

About Vueling

Vueling was founded in July 2004 with two Airbus A320s, four routes, and a commitment to offer excellent customer service at highly competitive fares. Nearly twelve years later, Vueling is operating on 410 routes to more than 160 cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with a fleet of more than 100 aircraft and 23 operating bases. In its first decade, Vueling has carried more than 95 million passengers.

 

 

 

21 December, 2015
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Vueling to Boost Long-haul Rome-Fiumicino Flights via New Agreements with Cathay Pacific, Hainan Airlines, and Royal Jordanian

The new agreements will boost long-haul passenger traffic from Rome-Fiumicino

Passengers of the Asian and Middle Eastern carriers can reach all Vueling destinations via Rome, and those of Royal Jordanian can also connect at Barcelona-El Prat.

The deal will help Vueling to continue to feed its long-haul flights, as it does under previous accords with American Airlines, British Airways and Qatar Airways

Barcelona, 17th December 2015 – Vueling has announced three new interline agreements with Cathay Pacific, Hainan Airlines and Royal Jordanian. They will raise Vueling’s status still further at Rome Fiumicino by offering additional connections to long-haul flights from the Roman airport, while making it a European gateway for the airlines with hubs in Hong Kong (Cathay Pacific) Xi’an and Chongqing (Hainan Airlines), and Amman (Royal Jordanian.)

The cooperation agreements will enable the three carriers to expand their offer of fights in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, to Vueling’s 65 direct destinations from Fiumicino, its chief international hub. Connections to all these destinations can be made by passengers arriving on Cathay Pacific’s daily flight from Hong Kong (HKG), Royal Jordanian’s five weekly flights from Amman (AMM), and Hainan Airlines’ four weekly flights, two from Chongqing (CKG) and two from Xi’an (XIY).  

Royal Jordanian passengers on its three weekly flights from Amman to Barcelona-El Prat can also easily connect to any of Vueling’s 150 destinations.

The new services will be able to be booked on the websites of the three airlines, www.cathaypacific.com, www.rj.com, and www.hainanairlines.com, or from travel agents around the world

The agreement will allow passengers to book their flights –including the Vueling flight– on a single ticket, and to book their luggage through to the final destination. Like Vueling’s existing arrangements with American Airlines, British Airways, Qatar Airways, the new agreements will bring additional passengers to Vueling’s long-haul flights.

 

In 2015 to date Vueling has carried more than 500,000 passengers from Asia and more than 50,000 from the Middle East.

 

About Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Airways is an international airline registered and based in Hong Kong, offering scheduled passenger and cargo services to more than 190 destinations in 52 countries and territories.

The company was founded in Hong Kong in 1946 and remains deeply committed to its home base, making substantial investments to develop Hong Kong as one of the world’s leading international aviation centres. In addition to its fleet of 147 aircraft, these investments include catering and ground-handling companies and its corporate headquarters and cargo terminal at Hong Kong International Airport. Cathay Pacific and its sister airline, Dragonair, are part of the Swire group. Cathay Pacific is also the majority shareholder in AHK Air Hong Kong, an all-cargo carrier offering scheduled services within Asia. Cathay Pacific is a founding member of the oneworld global alliance, whose combined network serves more than 1,000 destinations worldwide.

 

About Hainan Airlines

Established since 1993, Hainan Airlines operates scheduled passenger/cargo services to almost 90 domestic and international cities from its main base in Haikou and 7 other operational bases across China including Beijing, Guangzhou, and Xi’an. International network covers Asia, Europe, and North America. In 2015, the company operates a young and well-appointed fleet of over 150 aircrafts in operation, composed of Boeing 737, 767 and 787 series aircraft and Airbus 330. With its consistent high service quality, the company is honoured SKYTRAX Five Star Airline for 5 consecutive years since 2011, SKYTRAX “Best Airline in China”, and WTA “Asia’s Best Business Class 2015” award as well as WTA “World’s Best Business Class 2015” award.

 

About Royal Jordanian

Being the national carrier of Jordan, Royal Jordanian’s vision is to connect Jordan and the Levant with the world. From its hub at Queen Alia International Airport, RJ operates a fleet of 27 modern and comfortable aircraft to serve 55 direct destinations and some of 1,000 cities in more than 150 countries through its airline partners in the oneworld airline alliance. It does not only operate a young fleet of aircraft, but also offers a wide range of complimentary services and amenities for travelers, including ample leg room and generous food and beverage offerings. The RJ aircraft also provide state-of-the art in-flight entertainment with audio-video on demand, giving passengers a great choice of viewing material. RJ is focused on providing an extensive travel network for passengers via Amman to Europe, the US and Canada, North Africa and the Far East.

 

About Vueling

Vueling, a member of the International Airlines Group (IAG) since 2013, launched its operations in 2004 with a fleet of just two Airbus A320s, four routes, and a commitment to offer excellent customer services at budget prices. Ten years later it had carried 96 million passengers, and in 2016 it will operate on more than 400 routes to more than 160 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, with a fleet of more than 100 aircraft based in 22 airports.

In 2015 Vueling was named the world’s best low-cost airline by the industry publications Air Transport News and Agenttravel.

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