Malaga Airport is gearing up for a bumper winter season with more flights and new destinations serving the popular Costa del Sol holiday hub. Between November and March of next year, airlines have made 7.1 million seats available for people to fly to the south of Spain. The amount of seats available is a 15% increase on the same …
Airports punished over Bottled Water prices
Now following numerous complaints from residents and holidaymakers the government has ordered the Spanish Airports Authority, AENA to regulate the price of water in all airport shops and vending machines. Some airport shops were selling a half litre bottles of water for 3.50€ which is more than ten times the price you would normally pay in the supermarket. The new …
Possible strikes at Málaga airport during September
At this moment, strikes by baggage handlers are due to take place during September as the unions flex their muscles, with Easyjet and Vueling likely to be the most affected by the industrial action.
First arrival at Castellón airport
Two retired members of the Grau de Castellón flying club have the first people to land an aircraft at Castellón airport, three years and nine months after the inauguration of this infamous ‘White Elephant’.
Barajas airport to be renamed in honour of Adolfo Suárez
The Ministry of Public Works has reportedly approved a government request to rename Madrid Barajas Airport in honour of former Prime Minister Adolfo Suárez, who died on Sunday after a long illness.
More routes out of Málaga airport this summer
There are 22 new routes operating out of Málaga airport this summer with 80% being international traffic. Amongst the new routes are more flights to Dortmund, Cologne, Nuremberg, Oslo,Madrid, Melilla and Barcelona. Scheduled flights to and from Málaga are currently 10% up on last year.
Iberia employee killed at Madrid’s Barajas airport
A 40 year old woman died this morning in the parking area at Madrid’s Barajas airport after being hit by a car occupied by three or four masked men.
Gang of thieves arrested in Málaga
Police in Málaga have arrested seven people, the majority Rumanian nationals, who formed part of an organised network involved in relieving tourists of their belongings upon leaving Málaga airport.
New shuttle bus to Málaga airport
Grupo Verano Azul are now running a shuttle bus to Málaga train station and to the airport. Prices vary from €20 per person (1 – 3 people) down to €8 per person (group of 25+). The service is every two hours and there are various pick-up points along the way.
Drugs network dismantled
Guardia Civil officers in Barcelona have arrested thirteen people involved in the smuggling of drugs through Barcelona’s airport. Seven of the detainees are airport workers.