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Travel/Tourism news & information for Costa Garraf

Travel/Tourism Thu, Aug 28, 2008

Cancún flight aborted after landing gear problem detected

The pilot of an Iberworld Airbus A330 heading to Cancún with 387 passengers on board was forced to return to Barcelona airport this lunchtime after noticing a problem with the landing gear doors. After a warning light...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Jan 24, 2007

Back-to-back emergency landings for Air Nostrum

In a repeat of a similar incident less than 24 hours earlier, an Air Nostrum plane has been forced to implement emergency landing procedures at Barcelona's El Prat airport owing to landing gear problems. The second...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Aug 9, 2006

Spanair Barcelona-Santiago flight lands in Sevilla

The 95 passengers on last Sunday night's Spanair flight JKK648 from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela took a while to get over their surprise at landing in Sevilla. It seems that the Swedish crew of the Nordic...

Travel/Tourism Tue, Aug 1, 2006

Iberia workers charged over 'illegal' Prat airport...

A judge at Barcelona provincial court has opened a case against Iberia ground workers, who went on a lightning strike at the end of last week, accusing them of endangering security at the airport and kidnapping as...

Extra flights help unblock Prat airport
Travel/Tourism Sun, Jul 30, 2006

Extra flights help unblock Prat airport

Between midnight last night and 9am this morning, a total of 127 flights took off from Barcelona's El Prat airport, 25 more than originally scheduled in an effort to unblock congestion in passengers terminals...

Undercarriage fire causes scare at Barcelona airport
Travel/Tourism Mon, Jan 9, 2006

Undercarriage fire causes scare at Barcelona airport

There was a scare at Barcelona's El Prat de Llobregat airport earlier today when a Spanair jet was forced to make an emergency stop after one of its tyres punctured then burst into flames. 90 passengers on the...

New runway will double El Prat airport capacity
Travel/Tourism Thu, Sep 30, 2004

New runway will double El Prat airport capacity

Regional president, Pasqual Maragall, and national development minister, Magdalena Alvarez, opened Barcelona´s El Prat airport´s third runway on Tuesday (photo). The cost of the new runway, which is 2,660m long and...