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Routes Committee gives a “very positive” assessment of Routes World

Routes Committee gives a “very positive” assessment of Routes World
Five direct connections confirmed and more to be announced in the coming weeks. In addition to the already announced routes of Marrakech, Riga, Rome, Warsaw and Azores, another “5 or 6 new destinations” will soon be added, which are already on the table for the summer of 2023. In the case of the Azores, Bilbao […]Leer más

Riga joins the list of new destinations from Bilbao

Riga joins the list of new destinations from Bilbao
Bilbao will have its first air connection with Latvia as of 4 May 2023. Loiu airport will have a direct and regular route with the Baltic countries for the first time in its history thanks to AirBaltic. The new link will last until October, completing the entire summer campaign and will have two weekly frequencies, […]Leer más

New direct route to Egypt

New direct route to Egypt
Bilbao airport is adding a new direct route to its wide range of services: Egypt. From 31 October until the end of August 2023, the Biscayan capital will have, through Air Cairo, a weekly connection to Luxor, on Mondays. The return journey, however, will be operated from Cairo. With this new link, the aerodrome now […]Leer más

Bilbao Bizkaia promotes the purchase of local products at Loiu airport among visitors to the territory

Bilbao Bizkaia promotes the purchase of local products at Loiu airport among visitors to the territory
Bilbao Bizkaia Action Group has launched a campaign that uses different supports in which products such as txakoli, carolina or anchovies are presented in strategic places in the arrival and departure areas. The campaign is part of the actions developed by the Provincial Council of Bizkaia together with the sector through the Bilbao Bizkaia Action […]Leer más

Bilbao Airport records the best August in its history

Bilbao Airport records the best August in its history
Bilbao Airport reaches a new milestone. Last August it recorded a total of 572,094 passengers, which is 1% more than in the same period of 2019, thus achieving the best record in its history during that month. Between January and August, the recovery was 83.3% over 2019, a total of 3,284,860 passengers. As for the […]Leer más

The Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee attends Routes World to push for new connections in 2023

The Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee attends Routes World to push for new connections in 2023
Establishing new connections for the summer 2023 and recovering existing routes before the pandemic (Lyon, Prague, Vienna, Rome, Edinburgh, Berlin). These are the main objectives of the Bilbao Airport Route Development Committee in relation to its participation in Routes World, the great international connectivity event, which will take place from 16 to 18 October in […]Leer más

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