Local Spanish government has awarded EUR900,000 (USD1.06 million) contract valid for 24 months dated from 1 october 2016 for Asturias-London Gatwick services to Vueling Airlines. The total value is split into EUR83.333 in 2016, EUR500.000 in 2017 and EUR416.667 in 2018.
Vueling deploys Airbus A320-200 to operate this route and currently offers 3x weekly flights from the airport in northern Spain near the cities of Gijon and Oviedo to London Gatwick.
Vueling Airlines, is a Spanish low-cost airline with hubs in Barcelona–El Prat Airport and Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy. Its name comes from the Spanish word vuelo, which means flight