Cardiff Airport’s flights to Spain now bookable on BritishAirways.com
Posted: 26 November 2013 | Cardiff Airport | No comments yet
“It’s great news that passengers from Wales and the West can now access flights through the British Airways booking system…”
All flights from Cardiff operated by Vueling, which is part of British Airways’ parent company IAG, can now be booked on www.britishairways.com.
Cardiff Airport’s Chief Executive, Jon Horne, said: “It’s great news that passengers from Wales and the West can now access flights through the British Airways booking system, along with all the associated benefits, such as 23kg hold luggage included in the cost and the ability for BA Executive Club members to collect Avios loyalty points.”
Also, following a second successful year at Wales’ national airport for the leading Spanish airline, Vueling has launched the second phase of its Summer 2014 programme from Cardiff and re-launched direct flights to Barcelona. It has also launched its first winter programme from Cardiff, with additional flights to Malaga and Alicante, in response to demand from winter sun seekers and holiday home owners travelling from Wales and the West.
The first flight from the Welsh capital to Barcelona will leave on Friday 11th April and will run every Friday and Sunday from April until October, with an additional Wednesday flight during August to meet the demand of travellers keen to sample Gaudi, cava and tapas. Flights are already on sale at www.britishairways.com and www.vueling.com, with single fares from €34.99.
These new flights to Barcelona-El Prat follow an increase in Vueling’s services during summer 2013 which saw the airline flying from Cardiff to Alicante, Malaga and Palma Majorca as well as Barcelona.
“We are delighted to be continuing to offer flights from Cardiff Airport to Barcelona, a city of art, culture and some of the most beautiful and lively beaches on the Spanish mainland”, said Jon Horne, “and it’s pleasing to see that Vueling’s passenger numbers are increasing in line with the overall upward trend we’re experiencing at the Airport.
“We’ve been listening to what our passengers have been saying about where they want to go and at what times of the year, so we’re expecting flights with Vueling to be extremely popular. The added benefits and convenience of being able to book via the British Airways website will no doubt appeal to a lot of people too.”