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Madrid flights narrowly miss Heathrow drone shutdown
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 8, 2019

Madrid flights narrowly miss Heathrow drone shutdown

FLIGHTS have just resumed at London's Heathrow airport after a sudden shutdown at 18.00 local time (19.00 mainland Spain time) due to a drone sighting near the runways. Mirroring the incident at London Gatwick...

Ryanair cabin crew call off Tuesday's strike
Travel/Tourism Mon, Jan 7, 2019

Ryanair cabin crew call off Tuesday's strike

RYANAIR cabin crew have called off their strike for tomorrow (Tuesday), but unless anything changes, will continue with plans to down tools on Thursday, January 10 and Sunday, January 13. A last-minute meeting held...

Ryanair cabin crew announce three strikes in January
Travel/Tourism Sun, Dec 30, 2018

Ryanair cabin crew announce three strikes in January

ANOTHER cabin crew strike has been announced after Irish-based budget airline Ryanair and staff unions in Spain failed to reach an agreement. According to SITCPLA and USO, representatives of Spanish-based employees of...

There's more to Spain than sun, sea, sangría and flamenco – but those are great, too
Travel/Tourism Mon, Nov 19, 2018

There's more to Spain than sun, sea, sangría and...

YOU can't please everybody – as an advert for a research prize ceremony in Valencia has proven. In trying to show the public that Spain should be famous for its scientific discoveries, the Rei Jaume I Awards...

Ryanair announces 'stay of grace' for new hand luggage rules
Travel/Tourism Sun, Nov 4, 2018

Ryanair announces 'stay of grace' for new hand...

LOW-COST carrier Ryanair will allow a 'stay of grace' for its new hand luggage rules, which came into effect on Thursday (November 1), with some flexibility provided until passengers 'get used to' the...

Tourism on the up again
Travel/Tourism Fri, Nov 2, 2018

Tourism on the up again

8.9 million foreign tourists came to Spain in September, 0.5% more than in the same month last year, reversing the slight downward trend seen in July and August. Slightly fewer tourists came from the traditionally...

Ryanair's new baggage policy comes into effect
Travel/Tourism Thu, Nov 1, 2018

Ryanair's new baggage policy comes into effect

Ryanair and Hungary's low cost airline Wizz Air will both be applying a new hand baggage policy as of Thursday November 1st in an attempt to reduce delays. Ryanair will be making customers pay to take a wheelie bag...

Ryanair 'not liable' for cancellation compensation, says Barcelona court
Travel/Tourism Mon, Oct 8, 2018

Ryanair 'not liable' for cancellation compensation,...

A BARCELONA court has turned down a compensation claim against Ryanair by a couple whose flight to Portugal was cancelled as a result of the strikes. Noelia Godoy and Jonatan Pineda were due to flight to Oporto on April...

Altamira, Cantabria: 150 years since world's first cave art discovery
Travel/Tourism Sat, Oct 6, 2018

Altamira, Cantabria: 150 years since world's first cave...

A DOG, a weaver, an eight-year-old girl and a landowner with a spade formed the cast. The opening line was: “Look, daddy! Oxen!” And the setting: a communal home, uninhabited and forgotten for over 13,000 years....

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