Alicante Airport Experiences Disruptions Due to Ground Staff Strike

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

Over the last few days, 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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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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Are your travel documents ready for your holiday?

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

Covid entry requirements Despite the fact that Covid travel restrictions have been relaxed, most countries, including Spain, still have certain Covid entry requirements in place. Different rules apply, depending on whether you are an EU- or “third country”- national. To add to the confusion, the entry requirements tend to change on a fairly frequent basis. […]

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Access restrictions to Alicante Airport lifted

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

From Friday, the 15th of October 2021, it will once more be possible for non-travellers to enter the terminal building at Alicante Airport. This move has been announced in relation to the improved pandemic situation in the region and in the rest of Spain. Since July 2020, access to the airport building had only been permitted to passengers with a […]

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Compare Car Hire Prices at ALC Alicante Airport

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

With the Summer season already upon us and more flights resuming during August 2021 most people arriving at Alicante airport need to hire a car or book an airport transfer to get them to their final destination. So today we want to look at the price and best value for money for car hire at […]

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Spain may allow UK tourists to enter without a negative PCR test

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

The UK government issued their traffic light system for international travel to some European countries. In the list mainland Spain, including the Balearic and Canary Islands are listed as amber and not on the green travel list. The good news however is that Spain may allow UK tourists to enter without a negative PCR test […]

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