Barcelona

Since hosting the Olympic Games in 1992, Barcelona has boomed. The city's urban development has gone hand in hand with a clean-up of the more colourful parts of the old town and Barcelona is now a lively, cosmopolitan city with a population of just under 2 million. Set between the mountains and the...

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Barcelona metro to link El Prat airport in 2016

The Barcelona metro will link up to El Prat airport in 2016 according to the president of Catalonia Artur Mas. When the extension is finished there will be 15 stations (three less than originally p...
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Barcelona best airport in southern Europe

Barcelona's El Prat airport has been classified as the best airport in southern Europe for the third year running according the Skytrax survey of 13 million passengers in 120 countries. The survey tak...
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Barcelona parking spaces too narrow

Barcelona has the narrowest parking places in Europe according to research by EuroTest, a group of 18 automobile clubs in 17 European countries. Barcelona parking spaces are only 2.2 m wide and 4.5...
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Barcelona to Paris via TGV

Travel by train between Barcelona and Paris has now become 30 minutes faster and without any changes. The time between the two cites in the new TGV launched on 15 December now takes 6 hours 25 minutes...
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Mobility week in Barcelona

Barcelona is promoting various forms of alternative transport during Mobility Week from 22-29 September. These include car sharing, cultural tours by bike, a photo competition and the Barcelona City C...
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Barcelona rolls out parking apps

Barcelona has launched a new parking app apparkB to make parking easier and more user friendly in the city's blue and green areas. The app means that users can pay online and pay only for the exact...
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Barcelona promotes automobile innovation

To coincide with the opening of the Barcelona Motor Fair on 11 May the head of the Catalan government, Artur Mas, has announced a plan for a car and motorbike cluster in the Barcelona area to support...
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New prices for Bicing in Barcelona

Barcelona is planning large increases in 2013 for its Bicing bike-sharing scheme. The cost of an annual subscription will go from €45 to €97.50 but at the same time the city will introduce a...
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Barcelona gets Nissan contract

Nissan has announced that Barcelona has won the contract to build its new all-electric van at the company’s Zona Franca plant, close to the city’s port and airport. Assembly of the e-NV200...
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Barcelona airport wins award

Barcelona has won the award for the best airport in southern Europe for the second year running. The Skytrax World Airport Award is based on surveys from 11 million passengers worldwide, covering opin...
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Vueling sets up base in Rome

Catalan airline Vueling has opened a base at Rome
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Ryanair takes six Spanair routes

Ryanair will offer six new routes out of Barcelona
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Spanair workers approached by Ryanair and Vueling

Low cost airlines Ryanair and Vueling are on the search for employees of the Spanish airline Spanair, which filed for voluntary bankruptcy at the end of January. Spanair, has declared debts of
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Catalan road tolls discriminate against Barcelona residents

Barcelona residents and transport carriers are protesting to regional government about
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Passenger numbers on the rise at Barcelona airport

Barcelona airport served over three million passengers for the first time in two years during the month of August. Total passenger numbers for 2010 to date are 19.17 million, a rise of 3.1 per cent on...
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New Ryanair hub at Barcelona’s El Prat

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair will begin flying 20 routes from Barcelona
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Barcelona’s new metro L10 opens

The first stretch of Barcelona
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Barcelona’s L9 driverless metro

The first section of Barcelona

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