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Travel/Tourism news & information for Valencia province

Flying kite grounds planes in Valencia
Travel/Tourism Thu, Mar 29, 2018

Flying kite grounds planes in Valencia

A KITE led to five planes being delayed and one unable to land for over 20 minutes at Valencia airport last night (Tuesday), according to sources within the terminal. The control tower alerted the 112 emergency hotline...

Ryanair passenger dies on plane at Valencia airport
Travel/Tourism Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Ryanair passenger dies on plane at Valencia airport

A PASSENGER on a Ryanair flight from Valencia airport has died on board from a suspected heart attack, sources from the low-cost carrier reveal. The 77-year-old man was on a plane heading for Milan's Malpensa...

British Airways opens new Valencia-Gatwick route
Travel/Tourism Mon, Nov 9, 2015

British Airways opens new Valencia-Gatwick route

A BRAND-NEW British Airways flight route has opened between Valencia and Gatwick, increasing the choice of airlines, dates and times for travellers trying to get from the eastern Spanish city to the London area. Until...

Cullera 'best for British birdwatcher holidays'
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jun 9, 2015

Cullera 'best for British birdwatcher holidays'

BRITISH ornithologists seeking a birdwatching holiday should look no further than Cullera on the Valencia province coast in eastern Spain, say UK travel agents who have just come back from a fact-finding mission in the...

Stansted-Valencia flight makes 'precautionary' emergency landing in Barcelona due to fire extinguisher not working
Travel/Tourism Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Stansted-Valencia flight makes 'precautionary'...

A RYANAIR flight from London Stansted to Valencia had to make an emergency landing in Barcelona's El Prat airport due to 'problems with fire extinguishers' in the cockpit, according to media sources. The low...

'Valencia Eye' is biggest in Europe
Travel/Tourism Sun, Mar 8, 2015

'Valencia Eye' is biggest in Europe

EUROPE'S largest Ferris wheel is open in Valencia until May 3 this year, giving visitors a panoramic view of the city and beyond. From the top of the wheel, the view spans a 30-kilometre radius. Bigger than the...

Tomatina moves to London's Hyde Park
Travel/Tourism Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Tomatina moves to London's Hyde Park

LONDON could get its own version of the famous Valencian tomato fight, the Tomatina. Councillors from Buñol, a town to the east of Valencia city with 10,000 inhabitants which is renowned worldwide for its messy, fruity...

'Chaos' at Valencia airport caused by power cut
Travel/Tourism Sat, Jul 26, 2014

'Chaos' at Valencia airport caused by power cut

A POWER cut at Valencia airport yesterday (Friday) morning caused chaos in the terminal with outgoing and arriving planes delayed. The electricity went off between 06.00hrs and 07.00hrs, leaving the entire airport in...

Valencia airport taxi drivers on strike all this week
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 21, 2014

Valencia airport taxi drivers on strike all this week

TAXI drivers are on strike at Valencia airport, leaving numerous arriving passengers frustrated and calling for 'at least minimum services'. Most of the 300 cabbies who operate from the terminal at Manises have...

Pilots blinded by hand-held laser beams on the ground
Travel/Tourism Mon, Nov 11, 2013

Pilots blinded by hand-held laser beams on the ground

FIVE more cases of pilots being blinded with laser beams have been reported at Manises airport (Valencia). At least 40 'attacks' of this kind were registered last summer, and prompt action by National Police led...

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