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QAIA welcomes Vueling Airlines inaugural flight from Barcelona

By JT - Dec 04,2022 - Last updated at Dec 04,2022

Photo courtesy of AIG

AMMAN — Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) on Saturday welcomed the first Vueling Airlines flight from Josep Tarradellas Barcelona El Prat Airport, signalling the commencement of two weekly direct flights between Amman and Barcelona via the Spanish low-cost carrier. 

This step underscores the ongoing commitment of Airport International Group (AIG) and the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) toexpand affordable travel options available to passengers bygrowing QAIA's airline network, according to an AIG statement.

The inaugural flightwas welcomed by representatives from Airport International Group; Vueling Airlines; the carrier’s general sales agent in Jordan, Dakkak Travel; and it sground handler, Menzies AHS.  

“We’re excited to welcome the first Vueling Airlines flight, which marked the start of another direct connection to Amman for European tourists looking to discover the rich history and unique attractions of Jordan, as well as for passengers travelling from QAIA to tour the vibrant city of Barcelona. We appreciate the dedicated efforts of our longstanding partner, JTB, in helping to further diversify the airline network of QAIA, as we collectively work towards bolstering its standing as the prime gateway to Jordan and the Levant,” commented Airport International Group CEO Nicolas Claude.


"Vueling is proud to announce this new connection from Barcelona to Amman, offering the citizens of this fantastic city a convenient product to travel to Barcelona and connect onward to over 100 destinations across Spain and Europe,” stated Vueling Airlines Director of Network Strategy and Long Term Planning Jordi Pintre.



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