New Buses take to the Streets

Torrevieja’s councillor for transport, Javier Manzanares, showed off the two new buses that will be carrying passengers around the town, as he was taken around the vehicles by the operations manager of the Avanza Group, Luis Gonzalez. “These new vehicles will allow us to offer a better urban transport service to users,” said Manzanares. Each …

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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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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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Ryanair adds London Luton to Alicante Elche Airport Schedule

Another route has been added to Ryanair´s schedule from Alicante-Elche airport, this time offering a direct link with London Luton, the third route that serves London. The timetable starts in October, offering services three services per week in each direction. Having faced a summer of controversy with strikes, which have now been settled, and changes …

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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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Truck Stop Robbers Arrested

In a joint operation between officers from the Guardia Civil and the National Police, working under the operational name of “TOLVAJ”, a criminal group dedicated to robbery in trucks parked in service areas and industrial estates of the A-2 motorway has been disbanded. The area where the gang would operate was specifically in sections of …

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