Vueling reinstates Edinburgh-Barcelona route. Route launches 23 June, 2012.

Wednesday 18th April 2012

Vueling, the new generation airline, has announced the reintroduction of the direct Edinburgh-Barcelona route. The three times weekly flights will complement Vueling's expanding UK-Spain route network comprising existing fights from London Heathrow to Bilbao, Galicia, La Coruna and Vigo and it's new routes for summer 2012 from Cardiff to Barcelona, Mallorca and Alicante and from Southampton to Barcelona.

The route will start next 23rd June and will be operated on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Tickets are already on sale with lead in fares starting from just 49.99€ one way, taxes included, through all Vueling's sales channels:, tour operators and travel agencies; iPhone and Android apps, the airline's mobile portal and via Vueling's UK call centre on 0906 754 7541.

"We are delighted to see the return of Scotland to Vueling's route network," said CEO, Alex Cruz. "Edinburgh is a great complement to our expanding UK route network. Barcelona and Edinburgh have strong links and we are confident our flights will be appreciated by business and leisure travellers alike as well as all the destinations available through our connecting flights."

Onward connections through Barcelona - Vueling flights offer a wealth of onward connections via Vueling's successful Barcelona Hub operations, currently accessing more than 40 destinations throughout Europe and North-Africa, including the Canary, Greek and Balearic Islands including Mallorca, Ibiza, Santorini and Tenerife, among others, as well as Malta, Dubrovnik, Malaga, Seville, Rome or Naples, with full through baggage check-in from Edinburgh to final destination.

Barcelona is a truly cosmopolitan city with a Mediterranean climate in the heart of Spain's Catalonia region. To the west, the mountains overlook the city and to the east is the majestic urban seafront, beaches and harbour, one of the largest and busiest in the Mediterranean. Barcelona is one of Europe's most stylish cities and is a magnet for the fashion-conscious. With more than 35,000 shops, the city is a shopper's paradise offering everything from books to jewellery, haute couture to furniture. Colourful markets bring life to the many squares in the city centre.

About Vueling:

Vueling was created in July 2004 with a fleet of two Airbus A320s, four routes and the objective of providing excellent customer service at a competitive price. During the 2011-2012 summer season, Vueling has put on sale more than 14 million of seats for the 152 routes that operates in 74 airports throughout Europe, North Africa and Middle East with a fleet of 59 aircraft (57 Airbus A320 and two A319). In addition, the airline offers more than 1.200 possible connections between Vueling cities via El Prat Airport in Barcelona.

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