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Vueling starts flights from Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven, 8th September 2015

Spanish airline, Vueling today announced it will be operating flights between Barcelona El Prat (Spain) and Eindhoven Airport as of April 2016. The announcement will mean another new operator serving Eindhoven Airport, with an extensive network across the Iberian Peninsula and the rest of Europe.  

The Eindhoven - Barcelona route will operate four times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays in a modern and quiet Airbus A320 with 180 seats. The Barcelona route launches on Friday 29th April 2016. The route will operate year-round, with three weekly flights during the winter season.

We are delighted with the announcement from Vueling – a strong brand with an extensive route network to both key business destinations and popular leisure ones. We hope that Barcelona represents the first of many in our relationship with Vueling going forward.

Flip Estourgie, Commercial Director at Eindhoven Airport

Vueling is part of the IAG group (International Airlines Group SA), a British-Spanish multinational airline enterprise resulting from the merger of British Airways and Iberia in 2011. Vueling operates a fleet of almost 100 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft, with another forty or so on order.

 

Barcelona, one of the 75 potential destinations accessible from Eindhoven Airport, needs no introduction. Spain’s second largest city and the capital of Catalonia, Barcelona boasts stunning museums, monuments, parks and boulevards, making it one of Europe’s most visited cities. As the primary port in the Mediterranean, one of Spain’s main trading cities and the focal point of many international congresses and events, Barcelona also holds significant economic value.

Vueling flights to Barcelona are now available to book at www.vueling.com and will soon also be available on: 

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About Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven Airport, with over 4 million passengers in 2015 the second largest airport in the Netherlands, boosts the business climate in the south of the Netherlands and is crucial to the region in achieving its ambitions. The airport is aiming for a broad portfolio of destinations. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 70 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. Eindhoven Airport connects Brainport to Europe in particular and makes the region internationally accessible. With 1500 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. According to the agreements between national and regional stakeholders, Eindhoven Airport will have the space to grow to some 5.5 million passengers in 2020. The growth will be achieved with the support of the local community and within the frameworks of the Alders Opinion and the Dutch government's Air Travel Policy Document. Eindhoven Airport pursues an integrated policy for growth, the environment and sustainability.

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