RAFVC10 From Spain, joined Sep 2005, 1980 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1535 times:
Quoting Revo (Thread starter): Bmibaby have announced new Cardiff to Barcelona service. The service starts 27th May and will be flown about twice weekly.
I have no exact details as it has only just appeared on WWs website.
So much for them going bust today !!
This route used to be operated since last year by Thomsonfly and was a tremendous failure and mistake. Thomsonfly tried to promote the route leaving the Coventry route without service and now Barcelona has lost all its TOM flights due low demand.
Supposed that this flight will be seasonal on summer...
What's your opinion?
El dia que los gilipollas vuelen, no podremos ver la luz del sol!
Caaardiff From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2006, 196 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1395 times:
Since the merger with FCA, TOM are pulling away from the scheduled services (at CWL/DSA/BOH/CVT) and concentrating on the Charter side. So its not just BCN that has been lost. The likes of AMS/PRG/JER and others will be suffering too.
The CWL-BCN was never full, but was a popular route at 4 flights a week with on average 110+ pax on board
Jmc757 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2000, 1309 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (7 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1303 times:
Quoting Revo (Reply 6): How do you think WW will do on the route then?
Not frequent enough for business traffic, so that leaves leisure. An awful lot of Barcelona leisure travel is weekends/long weekends. This doesn't lend itself too well to that either. Saturday - Tuesday yes, but hardly flexible.