Vueling now operates on 366 routes with a fleet of 100 aircraft and 3,000 flight personnel.
Vueling, the busiest airline at its Barcelona base, will make more than 60,000 flights and 366 routes in the summer season beginning on 15 June, its eleventh. It will offer a total of more than 11 million seats, 13% more than in 2014.
In the busy summer travel season the company will take off and land more than 700 times each day –an average of once every two minutes– at the155 airports it serves.
Vueling’s fleet numbers some 100 Airbus A319s, A320s, and A321s which will log more than 62 million kilometres in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa this summer, with nearly 3,000 people making up its cockpit and cabin crews.
3,000 Air Crew Members Providing the Best In-flight Service
To meet the summer demand, Vueling will field flights crews totalling nearly 3,000 people, including 979 pilots and 1,974 cabin staff.
New and More Efficient Aircraft
Vueling’s newest aircraft feature wingtip “sharklets” and other features enhancing fuel efficiency and environmental protection.
The new Airbus A319s, A320s and A321s have been joining the fleet gradually since January, and are being named in the airline’s inimitable style: You’re the Vueling that I Want (EC-MEL); Keep Calm and Vueling (EC-MEQ); Vueling my best dream (EC-MER); Leonardo da Vueling (EC-MES); Vueling Topic (EC-MFK); Ich Bin Vuelinger (EC-MFL); Are you Vueling to me? (EC-MFM); In Vueling We Trust(EC-MFN); and #BuenVueling (EC-MGE).
366 Routes, from Cape Verde to Moscow
Vueling will operate on a total of 366 routes to 155 cities in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. New destinations this summer include Saragossa in Spain; Ancona and Trieste in Italy; the Algarve in Portugal; Manchester, Belfast and Birmingham in the UK; Rabat in Morocco; Accra in Ghana; and Moscow-Sheremetyevo in Russia.
Also note worthy are the airline’s new direct routes to the islands of Lampedusa in Italy; Madeira in Portugal; Yerba in Tunisia; Sal in Cape Verde; and Corfu, Lemnos, Lesbos, Samos, Cephalonia and Zakynthos in Greece. Vueling flies to more islands than any other airline, reaching no fewer than 35 by direct flights from its hubs in Barcelona-El Prat and Rome-Fiumicino.
Barcelona, 4 June 2015, 13:43