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Bilbao Airport recovers almost 80% of international traffic during the month of July

Bilbao Airport recovers almost 80% of international traffic during the month of July
Bilbao Airport registered a total of 580,572 passengers last month, which represents a recovery of 96.3% of traffic compared to July 2019. In the first half of 2022, the recovery has been 80.3% over the same period in 2019, for a total of 2,712,766 travellers. As for the type of traffic, the national traffic grew […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport closes June with a 91.5% recovery in passenger traffic compared with the same month in 2019

Bilbao Airport closes June with a 91.5% recovery in passenger traffic compared with the same month in 2019
Bilbao Airport recorded a total of 534,574 passengers last June, which represents a 91.5% recovery in traffic in 2019 compared to June 2019. In the first half of the year the recovery is 76.8% over the same period of 2019, for a total of 2,132,194 people. As for the type of traffic, domestic traffic grew […]Leer más

Bilbao airport has “very positive” prospects for 2023

Bilbao airport has “very positive” prospects for 2023
The prospects for Bilbao airport for 2023 is “very positive”, as members of the Routes Committee said after their visit to Routes. “It seems that we are going to be able to recover routes at an international level that we have not yet been able to reactivate this summer and we have interesting new connectivity […]Leer más

The Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee will meet with more than 40 airports and airlines at Routes Europe

The Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee will meet with more than 40 airports and airlines at Routes Europe
The first major post-pandemic face-to-face meeting of European airline agents, Routes Europe, kicks off on 18 May. For 3 days, the Norwegian city of Bergen will be the setting for this event, which airlines, airports and other professionals from the sector are attending with the desire to continue working on the recovery of the industry. […]Leer más

Bilbao Biscay connectivity faces Easter with “very positive” prospects

Bilbao Biscay connectivity faces Easter with “very positive” prospects
Bilbao airport faces Easter with “very positive” prospects, improving on the figures for 2020 and last year’s, although they are still not as good as those for 2019. Loiu foresees a total of 741 operations during this festive period, from Wednesday 13 to Monday 28 April. Specifically, on Wednesday 13th, a total of 123 flights […]Leer más

Aena installs Spain’s first avian radar at Bilbao Airport

Aena installs Spain’s first avian radar at Bilbao Airport
Bilbao Airport now has the first avian radar installed in Spain to detect the movements of the birds that usually share the airspace surrounding the airport with aircraft. The 3D radar system installed, which is the same as the one used to detect wildlife at airports such as Berlin, Frankfurt and Amsterdam, is being put […]Leer más

Loiu reached 212,688 passengers in February, 61.5% more than in the same period of 2019

Loiu reached 212,688 passengers in February, 61.5% more than in the same period of 2019
Bilbao Airport confirms its upward trend in the volume of users and operations. In February it reached 212,688 passengers, 61.5% more than in the same month of 2019, the last reference year before the outbreak of the pandemic. Compared to 2021, this figure represents 471% more passengers. In total, 161,603 passengers were registered for domestic […]Leer más

Bilbao launches 3 new routes to Almería, Malta and Copenhagen, and recovers Murcia and La Palma

Bilbao launches 3 new routes to Almería, Malta and Copenhagen, and recovers Murcia and La Palma
Vueling launches 3 new routes to Almería, Malta and Copenhagen, recovers links with Murcia and the island of La Palma and increases frequencies to London, Gran Canaria, Valencia and Lanzarote. Bilbao Airport reinforces its connectivity for the upcoming summer season thanks to Vueling, which will operate a total of 25 direct routes. In addition, as […]Leer más

The Bilbao Airport Route Committee will hold some thirty meetings at CONNECT, a great international connectivity event

The Bilbao Airport Route Committee will hold some thirty meetings at CONNECT, a great international connectivity event
Next week, from 23rd to 25th February, the 18th edition of CONNECT Route Development Forum, a great international connectivity event, will be held in Tampere (Finland). The Bilbao Airport Routes Committee has scheduled some thirty meetings with airlines, airports and other agents in the sector. This prestigious aviation industry event aims to help “boost the […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport receives the ‘The Voice of the Customer’ award for its commitment to passengers during the pandemic

Bilbao Airport receives the ‘The Voice of the Customer’ award for its commitment to passengers during the pandemic
The Airports Council International (ACI) has recognised the efforts made by Bilbao Airport over the past year, during which it continued to collect passenger feedback through the ASQ programme surveys, despite the additional difficulties posed by the pandemic. The ASQ surveys are carried out directly with passengers and they respond to questionnaires that assess, among […]Leer más