Firework Safety Presentation at Pilar de la Horadada

The Local Police of Pilar de la Horadada are holding a free presentation this week, offering advice and information about firework safety. The officers will be answering such questions as age limits on fireworks, and other safety critical information. The event is taking place on Wednesday, 26 September, 2018, at the presentation hall of the …

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Meet the Men and Women of the Patrulla Aguila

Pilots belonging to Spain’s equivalent to the Red Arrows, the Patrulla Aguila, or Eagle Patrol, are holding a meet and greet session this week. On Friday, 28 September, the team, who are based at San Javier, will be in Pilar de la Horadada, meeting their fans and signing copies of their latest, highly dramatic poster. …

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Barcelona Airport Airborne Near Miss being Investigated

A report has been released this week over a near miss between two aircraft approaching Barcelona in July. The incident occurred on the 6 of July when a Vueling Airbus A320 from Rome, flight number VY6101, was approaching the runway at a height of about 4,000 feet. Meanwhile, a Royal Air Maroc Boeing 737 from …

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Alicante to Gatwick British Airways Flight in Fault Emergency

A British Airways Airbus from Alicante to London Gatwick, registration G-GATU,  was involved in an emergency situation on Tuesday, when the plane´s landing gear wouldn´t retract after takeoff. Flight BA2631, the 10:55 departure on Tuesday 18 September, 2018, took off without apparent incident, until moments later when the crew tried to retract the landing gear. …

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Ambulance Technician Arrested for Robbing Victim

An emergency ambulance technician from Lanzarote has been charged with fraud, after being caught using the credit card belonging to a deceased victim she transported following an emergency incident. The emergency occurred at the end of August, when an ambulance was called to attend a woman who was unconscious on a public street. Tragically, medical …

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Barcelona to East Midlands Flight Suffers Technical Fault

Passengers from Barcelona to East Midlands on a Ryanair flight on Friday had to disembark onto the runway after the aircraft became disabled by a hydraulic fault. Flight FR-9387 had left Barcelona without incident and landed at East Midlands, but came to a stop on the runway with both tyres deflated. As the aircraft was …

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Ryanair Staff Announce Strike Date

September 28 is confirmed as being the next date when Ryanair staff strike over labout disputes with the company. Staff will walk out in Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, in the hope that the threat will prompt shareholders to meet on September 20 to address the complaints. Theunions have said that they will …

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Ryanair Crew to Continue Strikes

Unions representing Ryanair workers in Spain have apologised in advance, as they have reinstated industrial action against the firm. Ryanair staff will once again strike, as the company, “continues to ignore the labour law of each country in which it operates”. The unions representing pilots, cabin crew and ground staff from Italy, Portugal, the Netherlands, …

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