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Iván Grande: “The airport’s capacity must be adapted to the expected passenger flow”

Iván Grande: “The airport’s capacity must be adapted to the expected passenger flow”
‘Bilbao Airport still has room for growth. People’s priorities include flying, going on holiday, and this means that the numbers are very good’, said Iván Grande, director of the Biscayan aerodrome, during an interview granted this Tuesday to the Boulevard programme on Radio Euskadi. An important part of the ‘blame’ for the good performance of […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport adds another historic June with more than 653,000 passengers

Bilbao Airport adds another historic June with more than 653,000 passengers
There is not a month in which Bilbao Airport does not improve its historical figures. An iron health confirmed this Friday with the passenger traffic data for the month of June provided by Aena. In the sixth month of the year, 653,238 passengers passed through La Paloma. A figure that makes it the best June […]Leer más

“We expect to achieve more than seven million passengers this year”

“We expect to achieve more than seven million passengers this year”
Month after month, the statistics provided by Aena only confirm the unstoppable progress of Bilbao Airport. A constant and sustained growth that invites optimism. If a historic milestone was already reached last year, in 2024 it could break the barrier of seven million passengers. This is the opinion of Inés Zalbide, corporate director of Bilbao […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport inaugurates the route with Bari

Bilbao Airport inaugurates the route with Bari
Shortly before six o’clock in the afternoon, the plane that inaugurated the new connection between La Paloma and the Italian city of Bari landed at Bilbao Airport. This new route will be operational until 30 August and will be operated exclusively by Volotea. The airline of small and medium-sized cities announced this route at the […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport, the most punctual airport in Europe in 2024

Bilbao Airport, the most punctual airport in Europe in 2024
Punctuality is one of the circumstances that travellers value most when it comes to flying. For this reason, they are often guided by previous experiences when choosing an airline or airport. In this sense, Bilbao Airport is to be congratulated, as the latest Eurocontrol report has designated it as the most punctual airport in Europe […]Leer más

Accident drill at Bilbao Airport

Accident drill at Bilbao Airport
This Wednesday, Bilbao Airport offered a somewhat different picture than usual. Firefighters, ambulances and various emergency services were to be seen in the vicinity of the La Paloma facilities. Despite the striking deployment, it was only a mock accident drill. A necessary exercise to evaluate the action and coordination procedures established in the airport’s Aeronautical […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport completes another historic May

Bilbao Airport completes another historic May
Bilbao Airport is making good progress in its statistics. For a long time now, month after month it has been surpassing its best figures. And last May was no exception. In the fifth month of 2024, La Paloma has once again beaten its historical figure of passengers. A total of 615,774 passengers passed through La […]Leer más

The new connection between Bilbao Airport and Murcia with Volotea starts to fly

The new connection between Bilbao Airport and Murcia with Volotea starts to fly
Bilbao Airport has a new operational route as of this weekend. It is the connection between La Paloma and Murcia International Airport, operated exclusively by Volotea. This is not the first time that this airline has linked both destinations. It already did so in the summer of 2019. It also chartered some flights during Christmas […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport receives its first flight from Tetouan

Bilbao Airport receives its first flight from Tetouan
A few minutes before quarter past eight in the morning this Saturday, 25th May, an Airbus A320 from Tetouan landed on the runway of Bilbao Airport to kick off the new route offered by the terminal in Bizkaia. This new connection with the so-called ‘white city’, an important tourist destination in the north of Morocco, […]Leer más

Bilbao will launch a new route to Tetouan on May 25

Bilbao will launch a new route to Tetouan on May 25
Bilbao Airport will open a new route to Tetouan operated by Air Arabia on 25 May. With this new destination, the Bilbao aerodrome adds 60 connections to 22 countries. The flights will be on Saturdays, with departures from the Moroccan city at six in the morning and from the Biscayan capital at 9:00 am. Air […]Leer más