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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La Vuelta 2018 may Disrupt San Javier Airport Traffic

A stage of the La Vuelta 2019 cycle race will start at Torrevieja´s salt lakes, meanwhile, this year´s race will hit Los Alcázares and San Javier this week. On Thursday, 30 August, a rapid stage of the race will cover much of the Murcia coast, from south to north. The race will pass through Loa …

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Alicante-Elche Airport Tablet Thieves Arrested

Two people, aged 28 and 42, have been arrested for allegedly stealing four tablets used for automated border control of passengers at Alicante-Elche Airport. According to a statement from the National Police, the equipment has a value of about 8,000 euro as it allows expediting the landing of passengers during the summer season. The stolen …

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Flying between Manchester and Spain? Beware of these new charges!

If you´re flying between Spain and Manchester in the U.K., you might not be aware that the airport is about to start charging all vehicles dropping passengers off at the terminal building.   The airport says that the aim is to try and relieve “crippling congestion” around the terminal buildings and have set up a …

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Centauro Car Rental Celebrates 45 Years in Service

Spanish car rental company Centauro is celebrating 45 years serving visitors to Spain, with an expansion of their fleet to reach 20,000 vehicles. So far this year, the company has opened six new offices at key locations, four in the main airports in Italy, one in Portugal and one in Barcelona. In a statement, the …

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Almost a Million Passengers Per Day at the Airports

This weekend sees the first major operation on the roads of Spain where traffic is set to increase tremendously, but a similar picture can also be painted at the airports. Estimations collated for Operation Output 2018 is showing an estimated 7.6% growth in airport passengers compared to last year, reaching an average of 960,000 passengers …

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Fantastic Air Show in San Javier this Weekend

This weekend, the General Air Academy in San Javier will open its doors to visitors on Saturday the 9th of June, and host an amazing air show on Sunday the 10th. The event is to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the academy, and will feature a static display of aircraft on the Saturday, from …

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