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Drones buzzing over Madrid’s airport cause delays and flight diversions

FLIGHTS were delayed or diverted at Madrid’s Adolfo Suarez Barajas Airport on Monday after drones were detected flying in the airspace. State-owned airport operator, AENA,...

FACT CHECK: No, airport workers in Spain have NOT just called a strike for 25 days

AIRPORT workers in Spain are NOT going on strike for 25 days despite widespread reporting of it in UK media organisations. Tuesday headlines announcing more...

Chaos in Spanish airports as hundreds of lost suitcases pile up due to flight overloads

SPANISH airports have hundreds of piled-up suitcases stuck in arrivals caused by an overload of operations from several European airports. Many passengers have arrived at...

Airport delays are in store at Palma de Mallorca’s airport as the bumper tourist season starts

This is the message from airports operator AENAS, which says that Son Sant Joan will suffer  flight hold-ups due to a lack of staff...

Malaga–Costa del Sol Airport leads in Spain’s recovery of air travel demand post Covid-19 Pandemic

MALAGA–Costa del Sol Airport is the best recovering airport in Spain post pandemic. Last month 9,677 planes landed and took off at Malaga airport, which...

Passenger numbers at Spain’s airports in 2021 fall below half of pre-pandemic total

PASSENGER numbers improved substantially in 2021 across Spain's airports compared to the previous year but remained well below pre-pandemic levels. Airport operator Aena said nearly...

Lower costs and more ‘visibility’ to boost passenger numbers at Corvera airport in Spain’s Murcia region

A new agreement has been struck to improve finances at Murcia's Corvera airport and persuading more travellers to use it. The COVID pandemic severely impacted...

Costa Blanca airport gets a million passengers in a month for first time since COVID-19 pandemic hit Spain

OVER a million passengers used Alicante-Elche airport in October- the first time the million mark has been passed in 20 months since the start...

Busy Costa Blanca airport in Spain opens its first outdoor terrace with good airfield view

PASSENGERS flying from Alicante-Elche airport can now eat and drink on a new outdoor terrace that looks out onto the airfield. It's the first outside...

Costa Blanca airport suffers 40% fall in travellers to Spain compared to September 2019

PASSENGER numbers at Alicante-Elche airport still have a long way to go in order to match pre-pandemic figures. Figures for September from airport operator Aena...

Domestic travellers overtake British users of Costa Blanca’s Alicante-Elche airport in Spain

DOMESTIC passengers overtook UK traveller numbers for Alicante-Elche airport in July. Figures from airport operator Aena put internal users at 133,000 compared to 111,784 Brits. The...

Six airports in the Aena network, including Spain’s Malaga, achieve highest anti-covid score

AENA has six Spanish airports certified with the highest 5-Star COVID-19 Safety Rating—including Malaga–Costa del Sol Airport. The prestigious consulting firm Skytrax, dedicated to conducting...

Spain’s Malaga airport closes T2 for first time in history due to COVID-19

This is the first time Malaga’s Pablo Ruiz Picasso (T2) will close since it opened in 1991

TRAVEL: Spain’s Malaga Airport to kick-start Costa del Sol tourist season with 100 daily flights from July

The estimated 100 daily flights are one-fifth of the number of flights from last summer.

Spain’s airports to produce own power under massive solar panel project

SPAIN’S airport operator has announced ambitious plans to produce most of its own electricity using solar power. Aena, which manages 46 airports and two heliports...

‘BREXIT ZONE’: Airport boss denies claims it is preparing separate area for Brits in southern Spain hotspot

It comes after staff at Alicante Elche Airport claimed new passport control barriers were being installed to separate Brits alongside Algerians, Russians and Ukrainians

Airport group goes public with concerns over transporting drunk passengers

A SPANISH organisation which is meant to transport those with reduced mobility at Palma Airport has said it has had enough of dealing with...

Airports in Spain to reduce price of bottled water following angry customer complaints

Bottled water will be capped at €1 and has already been implemented at seven airports

Ryanair to cancel flights to a Spanish airport for three months

RYANAIR will cancel night flights at Tenerife South Airport from April 3 till June 30. According to airport operator, Aena, it is to allow time for...

December strikes called for restaurants and cafes at Malaga airport

CAFES and restaurants across airports in Spain will on strike in December, including Malaga. The CCOO and UGT unions have called for work stoppages on...

The latest on Spain’s upcoming airport strikes… and it’s good news

TALKS aimed at ending planned airport strikes across Spain are set to continue next week. It comes after negotiations to bring an end to the...

The latest on Spain’s planned airport strikes

SPAIN'S airport unions have decided to postpone the 25 one-day strikes they programmed for September 15 and onwards. The unions had asked for an 8%...

Malaga airport’s Terminal 2 to receive €8.4 million upgrade

AENA has opened bidding for a contract to renew Malaga airport's second terminal.  The works will cost at least €8.4 million and must have an...

Malaga airport drop-off zone closed during refurbishment works

And changes are expected to be taking place in how the un-policed zone outside terminal three operates to try stop people parking there for longer than allowed

Ibiza expects up to 120 private jets per DAY this summer

Spanish party island braces itself for squadrons of private jets

British expat slams Malaga Airport’s parking charge after wife returns home for cancer treatment

Former Downing Street photographer snaps at extortionate AENA parking charge after mercy cancer trip





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