Jet2 has announced five new weekly flights to Almeria airport for next year. They are as follows: Edinburgh (flights start 27/04/2017, twice a week) East Midlands (flights start 02/05/2017, every Tuesday) Leeds Bradford (flights start 30/04/2017, every Wednesday and Sunday) Manchester (flights start 29/04/2017, every Tuesday and Saturday) Newcastle (flights start 02/05/2017, every Tuesday) It seems tickets are now on sale – the Edinburgh route came up as €130 per person returning, €54 going for Continue reading Jet2 brings five new destinations to Almeria Airport for 2017→
This year is going to be fierce for forest fires, as the drought over the winter means the hills are covered in dry and dead vegetation, and a very hot summer is expected. We’ve already lost more land to fire this year than during all of 2013, and the Junta de Andalucia is expecting that this year could be the worst for a decade for fire. So they’ve leased two new aerial units: a Bell Continue reading Junta reinforces fire fighting measures in province→
Emergency services in Spain have sparked a false alarm, saying a plane had crashed into the Atlantic after a boat was mistaken for a ditched aircraft. The announcement by the Canary Islands emergency services set off a flood of breaking news alerts of a possible disaster by Spanish and international media.
Bearing in mind that the air traffic controllers are threatening to go on strike this month if they don’t continue to get their 200,000€ (plus bonus and overtime) a year, and as I’m flying, I thought I’d better double check my legal rights in case of cancellation due to strikes. My flight is cancelled I am entitled to a full refund, or a free change of flight. If I am stuck at an airport which Continue reading What to do if the strike cancels your flight→