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Mallorca politician demands end to environmentally damaging ‘ghost flights’ by airlines saving their slots

THE practice of airlines flying empty planes to keep coveted flight slots has been slammed by a Mallorcan politician. The deputy for MES in Mallorca,...

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...

Ash cloud closes La Palma airport as eruption from volcano in Spain’s Canary Islands continues into tenth week

ALL flights to and from the airport on the Spanish island of La Palma remain cancelled on Sunday after an ash cloud from the...

Jail for 12 Moroccans who forced the landing in Palma

A JUDGE in Palma has issued a provisional prison sentence to 12 young Moroccans who fled onto the runway at Palma de Mallorca airport on Friday night,...

On strike: Malaga airport workers rebel

STAFF at Malaga airport have announced a strike on August 12, which could cause major disruption. Usually one of the busiest months for tourists, workers...

Ryanair announces major recruitment drive in Spain

RYANAIR is looking for cabin crew in Spain to join its team, as part of a ‘major recruitment campaign’ for its Spanish bases: Malaga,...

Malaga airport returns to full capacity as EU COVID-19 travel certificate officially comes into force across the European Union

ONE of Spain’s busiest international airports has returned to full capacity following the coronavirus pandemic.  After ten months of closure, Malaga airport has reopened Terminal...

British Airways boss calls on UK Government to put Spain on green travel list so expats can be reunited...

THE boss of British Airways has called on the Government to reunite Britons with their families overseas by urgently opening up air travel to...

BUMPY RIDE with top tourist airport pole-axed by COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

COVID-19 took its toll on Alicante-Elche airport last year with passenger numbers slashed by 85% on 2019's historic record high. Figures from airport operator, Aena,...

WATCH: Police discover 26,000 baby chicks left to die at Spain’s Madrid airport as hunt begins for those responsible

SPANISH National Police rescued some 20,000 live chicks abandoned at the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport, last weekend. They had been crammed into tiny cardboard boxes...

Olive Press reporter describes what journey from UK to Spain is like now that borders are open

AN Olive Press reporter who was trapped in the UK for months due to the coronavirus pandemic has finally managed to return to Spain.

TRAVEL: Online searches for Spanish domestic flights to Malaga Airport surge by 523% in a week as Costa del...

Ryanair, EasyJet and Vueling are the main airline companies to offer flights to Malaga

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.

Number of plane passengers in Spain decrease by nearly 60% in March, in comparison to the same month last...

THE number of plane passengers in Spain has decreased by a staggering 59.3% in the month of March, compared to the same month last year.

Ryanair launches €6 flights from Spanish airports to London

RYANAIR has launched last-minute flights from Spain for €6.

Emergency landings on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Thirty minutes after the flight from Barcelona made its appearance, the Costa del Sol airport had to receive another flight from Madrid

Alicante airport CLOSED from 1pm Sunday until 1pm Monday as snowstorms hit the Costa Blanca

ALICANTE airport will be closed from 1pm today until 1pm on Monday. Storm Gloria has this morning hit the Costa Blanca region, with snow falling...

Campaigners slam ‘squandering of public money’ as Murcia’s trouble-ridden Corvera Airport celebrates its first anniversary

MURCIA region’s ‘new’ airport, Corvera, celebrates its first anniversary today, after an auspicious opening in January 2019. Although the hi-tech replacement for the much-loved and...

Fears that Alicante Airport could remain closed ‘all night’ as authorities say firefighters still working to extinguish fire in...

ALICANTE Airport could remain shut until tomorrow morning after authorities have said firefighting efforts will take 'all night'. The Valencian Community's 112 emergency service has...

WATCH: Roof catches fire at Alicante Airport while thousands of passengers remain outside terminal

THE roof at Alicante Airport caught fire today causing all passengers in the main terminal to evacuate while incoming flights have been diverted. The fire...

HUGE fire ignites near Alicante airport, firetrucks called, black smoke rises near car park

It is unsure how the fire started, but bundle of clothes in a landfill is thought to the main source of the inferno.

Tourist dies in Catalan airport chaos as riots paralyse Barcelona after Spain jails independence leaders

The airport had seen 45 flights cancelled yesterday and 100 on Monday due to violent clashes involving thousands of people

Firefighter injured in explosion as he tackles huge ‘caravan fire’ near Spain’s Malaga Airport

Tyres have also been set alight by the fire, prompting the deployment of staff from the Andalucian Health Service

WATCH: Protests at Barcelona’s airport turn violent cancelling 100 flights after Spain’s Supreme Court jails Catalunya leaders

In total 108 flights were cancelled as Barceclona’s main airport was taken over and at least 56 people were injured, with 10 hospitalised

PANIC: Thousands holidaying in Spain in fear as Thomas Cook collapse could leave 150,000 travellers stranded

The travel giant’s collapse could leave 150,000 holidaymakers stranded

Two rowdy men arrested after heated scrap on flight from Spain’s Mallorca to Dublin

When they landed at Dublin Airport a fight broke out between them, at the bottom steps of the plane.




Drink-driver whizzes car to almost twice the Costa Blanca motorway speed limit in Spain

A speeding motorist shocked Guardia Civil officers who clocked him smashing a motorway speed limit while being double over the drink-drive limit. A Guardia Civil...


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