Vueling Airlines, S.A., a Spanish low-cost airline, got its name from the Spanish word vuelo, which means flight combined with the English gerund suffix -ing. It is a subsidiary of the International Airlines Group (IAG).
Background, History, and More Information
In Februry 2004, Vueling was established but its operations did not start until July 1 of the same year, with a flight from Barcelona going to Ibiza.
Javier Sanchez Prieto has been the Chief Executive Officer of Vueling Airlines since April 2016. Prior to this, he served as the Strategic Planning and Finance Director of Iberia since 2013; was the Chief Finanacial Officer and Head of Corporate Functions at Iberia Express, carried out directing positions for a number of departments at Grupo Uralita; was the Deputy Director of Stratigic Planning for Air Nostrum(2001); and was a Member of the Board of Directors at Ibera. Javier Sanchez Prieto is a graduate of Business Studies from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Technical Aeronautical Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
Vueling is based at El Prat de Llobregat in Greater Barcelona. Its hubs are the Barcelona – El Prat Airport and Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy with 13 additional bases at A Coruña, Alicante, Amsterdam, Bilbao, Brussels, Florence, Madrid, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca, Paris-Orly, Santiago de Compostela, Seville and Valencia.
It serves more than 100 destinations in Europe, Africa and Asia. It is the second largest airline in Spain and in 2014, it served more than 17.2 million passengers.
Reviews/ What Users Have to Say
The Vueling Airlines website allows you to check in online and check flight status. It provides assistance to passengers with specials needs. Passengers who might require such assistance are advised to indicate their needs when they do their booking, so the airline could pass the information to the airport(s) chosen by the passenger. Other useful details on choosing seats, managing flight bookings, bringing pets on board, and tips for flying, are available on the website. It also provides a list of destinations with their corresponding fare.
Vueling Airlines also has two frequent flyer programmes, Punto and Iberia Plus. Punto allows you to collect points and use them to purchase flights to any destination offered by Vueling. While Iberia Plus, also allows you to collect points and choose whether to get a flight to your chosen destination or have the points cashed in for other services offered by Iberia and partner companies.
- Website URL: http://www.vueling.com/
- Contact number: 93 378 78 78
- Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fax: +34 933 78 78 79
- Head Office Address: Parque de Negocios Mas Blau, Pla de L’Estany, 5 El Prat de Llobregat, 08820 Barcelona, Spain
To wrap it up…
In this Vueling Airlines Reviews we can see that the airline company tries to provide the best services for all their passengers. Despite these efforts, the company still receives a lot of complains from dissatisfied customers who wrote Vueling Airlines Reviews. Passengers often complain about the crew and customer service staff being rude, bad online service (not sending email confimations), and failing to make refunds for cancelled flights. Some customers who gave positive feedback praise the airline for having planes that have comfortable seats and attentive crew.