Vueling Airlines (VY, Barcelona El Prat) is to establish Turin as its third Italian base. In an interview with local newspaper, La Stampa, Vueling CEO Alex Cruz said the Spanish LCC would initially focus on growing traffic to Barcelona El Prat and Rome. Thereafter, beginning September 2014, flights to Rome will grow to 4x daily with two new destinations to be added in 2015 followed by two more in 2016. Vueling's other Italian bases are Rome Fiumicino and Florence Peretola.