On Tuesday evening, Emirates held a media gathering to announce the latest news on its expansion of service in Barcelona and Spain as a whole. The airline is working toward tripling its flights to Spain. This new service will include daily flights to Barcelona, which will start on July 3. The airline has been ramping up its service to Barcelona, which is part of the rich Catalonia region. Two days prior to the launch of the new Barcelona service, on July 1, the airline will launch its second flight to Madrid.
Emirates' Executive Vice President, Passenger Sales Worldwide Thierry Antinori said that in the space of 48 hours they will have tripled their flights to Spain and the Barcelona flight is the culmination of this significant increase in their service to Spain. He also added that Dubai is conveniently located between the east and the west and their new service will increase tourism in and out of the Catalonia region and will allow the region to attract more foreign investment.
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