16-Jan-2012 9:46 AM

Vueling to purchase five new aircraft

Vueling announced (13-Jan-2012) plans to purchase four A320 and one A319 aircraft valued at EUR325 million to be based at Barcelona El Prat. The carrier also plans to offer 23 new routes over summer 2012 from its Barcelona El Prat hub. With the fleet additions the carrier will operate a fleet of 28 aircraft based at Barcelona El Prat, deployed on service to 70 destinations. The airline also plans to recruit 165 additional staff consisting of 150 flight and cabin crew and 15 administrative staff. [more - original PR]

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