Spanish carrier Vueling, now a fully owned subsidiary of International Airlines Group (IAG), has reduced the minimum connecting time at its main base in Barcelona-El Prat Airport from 55 min. to 35 min., which CEO Alex Cruz says allows the airline to double the number of connections through the hub and significantly broaden its connecting network. The move is part of a wider initiative to increase connecting traffic, after Vueling’s initial steps proved unsuccessful. The airline ...


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