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Bilbao Airport takes off with the summer

Bilbao Airport takes off with the summer
Bilbao Airport is gradually recovering its activity. The summer season and the wide range of domestic routes, with new destinations in the portfolio, have been a great boost for “La Paloma” operations. At the end of June, the Bilbao airfield had recovered almost 50% of the traffic of 2019, when the almost 6 million travelers […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport launches the route to Tangier with Air Arabia

Bilbao Airport launches the route to Tangier with Air Arabia
Bilbao Airport has resumed today a new destination, in this case with the Moroccan city of Tangier. Air Arabia will now operate two weekly frequencies to this destination, Tuesdays and Fridays, which brings the Basque Country and its area of influence closer to North Africa. The director of Bilbao Airport, Iván Grande, accompanied Lukas Krejcik, […]Leer más

Certificated in environmental and pollution protection

Certificated in environmental and pollution protection
World Environment Day highlights the need to protect the natural resources around us. The airline industry is aware of its own limitations in this area and works to reduce its environmental impact. Within Aena’s sustainable development strategy, Bilbao Airport maintains a firm commitment to reducing CO2 emissions, at the request of customers, administration and society […]Leer más

New Covid regulations in the Basque Country

New Covid regulations in the Basque Country
– SCHEDULES: Closure of establishments and cessation of cultural, social and commercial activities at 24.00. – TRADE STALLS: In establishments of more than 150 m2, 40%; and up to 150 m2, 60%. In street markets, 50% of stalls allowed. – HOSTELRY: Closing at 24:00. Indoor seating capacity 50%. Prohibited consumption at the bar or standing. […]Leer más

The Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee will meet at FITUR with the main players in air connectivity

The Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee will meet at FITUR with the main players in air connectivity
The pandemic, which began to impact air passenger transport at the start of 2020, has had a devastating effect on air connectivity. With the development of vaccination and health measures in place, the sector is on the road to recovery this year. As part of the development of its strategy to boost the connectivity of […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport, accredited as “safe” by international aviation authorities and World Health Organisation guidelines

Bilbao Airport, accredited as “safe” by international aviation authorities and World Health Organisation guidelines
Bilbao Airport has been certified under the Airport Health Accreditation programme of the Airports Council International (ACI), a plan that assesses compliance with the health measures recommended by ACI, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), EASA, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, which are in […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee forecasts that in the summer “a large part of the pre-pandemic connectivity” will be recovered.

Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee forecasts that in the summer “a large part of the pre-pandemic connectivity” will be recovered.
The participation of the Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee in the great international connectivity event, Routes Reconnected, has been “highly gratifying” because the forecasts are very positive. “The summer is going to be powerful in terms of the recovery of mobility and leisure and holiday travel”, they point out. The general perception of the airlines […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee attends the major international connectivity event

Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee attends the major international connectivity event
Key event for the development of Bilbao Biscay’s connectivity. New edition of Routes Reconnected in virtual format. Starting next Monday 26th April, the Routes Committee of Bilbao Airport will participate in this important meeting with an intense work agenda. It will meet with representatives of different airlines. Among others, Air Nostrum, Vueling, Volotea, Aer Lingus, […]Leer más

Bilbao recovers two routes to Santiago de Compostela and Valencia

Bilbao recovers two routes to Santiago de Compostela and Valencia
Bilbao airport is resuming several connections this month. Air Nostrum, Iberia’s franchise airline for regional flights, has increased its offer by 40% compared to March, including the routes linking the Biscayan capital with Valencia and Santiago de Compostela. Although the demand for flights continues to be very weak as a result of the limitations established […]Leer más

Iván Grande, new director of Bilbao Airport

Iván Grande, new director of Bilbao Airport
Bilbao Airport will have a new director as of 1st May. Iván Grande Merino, a native of Madrid, has been appointed as the new director of the Biscayan airport, replacing Cristina Echeverría. Iván Grande holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and an Industrial Engineering degree from the UNED. He […]Leer más