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Travel/Tourism news and information for Spain

Travel/Tourism Sat, Oct 14, 2017

FACUA denounces Ryanair for high-tariff helpline

BALEARIC Island consumer authorities have opened a case against Ryanair for its customer service telephone line being a premium-rate 902 number. Spanish consumer laws stipulate that all helplines for 'essential'...

Travel/Tourism Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Monarch's demise leaves 34 Spain flights grounded

A TOTAL of 34 flights had been scheduled by Monarch today from Spain to various airports in the UK, and passengers are gradually being repatriated. At least 110,000 travellers have been left stranded as a result of the...

Travel/Tourism Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Swifter booking and extra security at Alhambra Palace

VISITING Granada's spectacular Alhambra Palace will no longer mean massive queues – the ticket-booking system has been given a complete overhaul to cut the headaches for tourists in the south-eastern city. Online...

Travel/Tourism Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Airport software failure may affect Spanish flights

AIRPORT chaos caused by a mass software failure is not thought to have affected any terminals in Spain, but may lead to delays and cancellations of flights due to arrive or land at several others worldwide. London...

Travel/Tourism Mon, Sep 25, 2017

Airport strike 'avoidance' talks get set

TALKS are due to get under way today between airport authorities and unions in a bid to avoid strike action planned for October, November and December. Employee representatives say progress made to date with AENA and...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Sep 20, 2017

Air-traffic controller-pilot lingua franca 'must be...

A EUROPEAN Union rule that requires English to be the official language between pilots and air-traffic controllers has come into force – and, curiously, even applies where both parties share a native tongue that is...

Travel/Tourism Sun, Sep 17, 2017

Ryanair cancels 2,000 flights to 'improve punctuality'

LOW-COST airline Ryanair has cancelled 2,000 flights between now and the end of October to 'improve its punctuality', which had become affected by air-traffic control and airport worker strikes, as well as...