Advanced Airport Scanners to Simplify Security Procedures

Sunday, June 2nd, 2024

Essential Information for Travellers Several countries, including the UK and Spain, are adopting advanced scanning technology at airport security. These new scanners can provide detailed images of bag contents without requiring the removal of items. So, what is the current situation? Must passengers still take out liquids and electronics at airport security, or has this […]

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Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández Airport Clinches Top European Honour from ACI

Monday, March 25th, 2024

In a resounding testament to its excellence in service delivery, Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández Airport has once again secured the prestigious accolade of Best European Airport within the 15 to 25 million passenger category, as bestowed by the Airports Council International (ACI). This remarkable feat marks the fourth time that Alicante Airport has been honoured with […]

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Alicante Airport Honoured for Exemplary Accessibility Initiatives by CERMI CV

Friday, January 5th, 2024

Alicante Airport has been recognised and celebrated by the Committee of Entities representing people with disabilities of the Valencian Community (CERMI CV) for its outstanding dedication and innovative initiatives aimed at enhancing the travel experience for individuals with disabilities. The airport’s commitment to inclusivity is demonstrated through various measures, including specially adapted lanes for passengers […]

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Alicante Airport Experiences Disruptions Due to Ground Staff Strike

Monday, October 9th, 2023

Since the 22nd of September, passengers travelling via Alicante Airport have experienced disruptions due to strike action. Here is an overview of what’s been happening, how long the situation is likely to continue and what is being done to sort things out. Q: Who is on strike? A: The security staff of the private firm […]

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Valencia Day

Thursday, October 5th, 2023

Experience the Vibrancy of Valencia Day Alicante and its surrounding area are part of the autonomous community of Valencia, where every year in October, the vibrant celebration known as Valencia Day, or Día de la Comunidad Valenciana, takes place.  What is Valencia Day? Valencia Day is a historical commemoration of the pivotal event when King […]

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UK Airspace Disruption

Tuesday, August 29th, 2023

Technical Glitch Causes Flight Delays and Cancellations On Monday, 28/8/2023, a temporary restriction in the airspace of the UK resulted in a series of flight delays and cancellations, triggered by a technical malfunction within the National Air Traffic Services (NATS), the entity responsible for managing air traffic control in the region. NATS oversees a substantial […]

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Air Traffic Control Strikes and Flight Disruptions: What You Should Know

Wednesday, July 12th, 2023

Busy skies over Europe Over the next eight weeks, approximately 33,000 flights are scheduled to traverse European airspace on a daily basis. On busy travel days, such as Fridays, this number may even exceed 34,000 flights. The role of Eurocontrol Eurocontrol is the European organisation responsible for ensuring air navigation safety. It coordinates air traffic […]

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Computer System Failure at Enaire Causes Significant Delays at Alicante Airport and Other Major Airports

Friday, June 30th, 2023

A partial malfunction in Enaire’s computer system responsible for flight plans has resulted in significant delays at Alicante Airport and other major airports in Valencia, the Balearic Islands, and Catalonia on Friday, June 30, 2023. Enaire, the Spanish air navigation manager overseeing air traffic control, handles a substantial volume of approximately 2 million flights annually, […]

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Alicante Airport Wins Prestigious ACI EUROPE Award for Accessibility Excellence

Thursday, June 29th, 2023

Airports Council International annual awards ceremony 2023 The prestigious Annual ACI EUROPE “Best Airport Award” winners were announced on Tuesday, 27/6/2023 at a gala dinner held in the MNAC – National Museum of Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. These awards serve as a platform to acknowledge excellence, outstanding achievements, and leadership, catering to airports of all […]

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Ryanair Implements New Alcohol Rules on UK Flights to Alicante

Friday, June 16th, 2023

Restrictions on duty-free alcohol Passengers travelling from the UK to popular destinations such as Alicante, Barcelona, Ibiza, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, and Tenerife South will now face restrictions on carrying alcohol purchased from duty-free shops into the aircraft cabin. Instead, duty-free alcohol must be placed in a suitable bag to be stored in the aircraft […]

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