The FINANCIAL -- Vueling increases total capacity during the summer season to more than 149,600 seats for direct flights from Vienna to Barcelona and Rome.
Starting on May 1, 2015, the Spanish airline Vueling began to offer direct flights from Vienna Airport to Rome-Fuimicino. The total capacity for this route during the upcoming season will reach 63,360 available seats. The new route was officially opened today, May 4, 2015, within the context of a maiden flight event in the presence of Ulla Siebke, Country Manager Germany & Austria Vueling, and Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG, according to Vienna Airport.
“The new connection expands the flight offering from Vienna to the Italian capital and makes the destination even more accessible for our passengers“, says a pleased Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG in commenting on the newly inaugurated flight service to Rome.
“Rome Fuimicino is our second hub after Barcelona El Prat Airport, and we are very satisfied that we can now offer the region and even bigger variety of travel destinations“, explains Ulla Siebke, Country Manager Germany & Austria Vueling.
After a 90 minute flight to Rome, passengers from Vienna can transfer to 53 other direct flight connections. Vueling offers flights from the Italian capital city to Catania, Palermo, the Greek islands and many destinations in Croatia such as Dubrovnik and Split. In addition to the new route to Rome, Vueling will also fly once a day to Barcelona. With Vueling passengers can take connecting flights to up to 140 further destinations, including Mallorca, Ibiza, the Canary Islands and destinations in Africa such as Banjul, Accra and Dakar. Tickets for flights on the new route to Rome are available on the Vueling Website starting at € 43.68 for a one-way flight. Vueling operates an Airbus A320 departing Rome daily at 1:45 p.m. and landing in Vienna at 3:30 p.m. The return flight to Rome leaves Vienna at 4:10 p.m. and arrives in Rome at 5:40 p.m.