There was plenty of ‘Bonjour’ and ‘Bon Voyage’ as Shannon Airport staff welcomed the start of a brand-new service to Paris Orly with a new carrier, Vueling. The twice weekly service to Paris Orly Airport will operate on Mondays and Fridays from today.
Vueling is teaming up with Next Earth, the third platform in the metaverse, and IoMob, a shared mobility services startup to be the first airline to sell in the metaverse. The new sales channel will be launched this year, and every item purchased on the Vueling app in the metaverse will be usable in the real world
IAG, parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways and Iberia, reports that the easing of Covid controls has improved demand in the first quarter, especially from premium travel. Strong customer demand is expected to drive profitability from the second quarter onwards.
From April 8-18, the International Airlines Group-owned carrier will showcase its strong confidence in UK tourism to popular Spanish destinations.
The International Airlines Group-owned carrier will now offer a total of 24 direct routes from the United Kingdom to Spain, France and Italy this summer.
Low-cost carriers in Europe are reacting to a second wave of Covid-19 across the continent and the associated travel restrictions and quarantine requirements.
In an exclusive agreement, Vueling Holidays, powered by Expedia’s white-labelled online template, gives travellers access to flight and hotel package deals, including Expedia Group’s global supply of more than 500,000 accommodations in over 25,000 destinations worldwide.
Vueling has announced the launch of its new customer loyalty programme, Vueling Club, in partnership with Avios. The new programme replaces Vueling’s previous Punto programme and offers members new benefits including free flights and more ways to get points from travel and everyday purchases.
Vueling has appointed Nick Ashton to the role of head of alliances. The newly created position, linked to Vueling Next, has a remit to maximise existing relationships and develop the company’s alliances strategy with a focus on customer experience and commercial optimisation.
Vueling will soon launch its new loyalty programme Vueling Club to replace the current Punto programme. From autumn 2017, Vueling customers will be able to collect and spend Avios to get free flights from the airline.
Iberia has unveiled its new walk-on air shuttle service between Madrid and Barcelona, known as the Puente Aéreo. The airline hopes the redesigned service will maintain its existing advantages, while adding flexibility, new facilities for customers, and more flights to choose from, thanks to the agreement reached with Vueling to operate this route jointly.