Emirates A380 touches down in Barcelona for the first time

25th Feb 2013
Emirates A380 touches down in Barcelona for the first time

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, was welcomed by Barcelona – El Prat Airport today as the airline brought its popular A380 aircraft for a one-off service. This is the first ever scheduled service of an Emirates A380 to Spain. The A380 service will also operate on 1 March 2013.

The special A380 flight, operated by Captain Abbas Shaban, head of the Emirates A380 fleet, and First Officer Juan Muelledes, a Spanish national,  touched down this morning at Barcelona – El Prat Airport.  The aircraft, at full capacity with 517 passengers, was welcomed by key officials including: Sonia Corrochano, Director of Barcelona – El Prat Airport and Richard Font, Generalitat, Routes Committee President.
Travelling on the flight from Dubai was Richard Jewsbury, Senior Vice President Commercial Operations, Europe and the Russian Federation.


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