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Alicante home from home for Britons

Alicante is still the province in Spain with the third highest population of foreign residents, 336,902, and also third highest relative to its total...

Airport speeds-up security

ALICANTE-ELCHE airport security checks will be capable of handling 4,500 passengers per hour from July 1. Improvements and extra staff at the departure lounge security...

Stuck in airport mayhem

MAYHEM reigned at Manchester Airport on Sunday as a 'fuelling issue' triggered the cancellation of 87 flights and stacked up severe delays to other...

Second runway plan for Alicante-Elche airport

ALICANTE-Elche airport has been breaking records yearly for passengers, with 14m passing through the airport in 2018 and 96,734 flights taking off or landing. Technicians...

Boeing 737 Max grounded at Alicante-Elche airport

A BOEING 737 Max heading for Belgium had to make an unscheduled landing at Alicante-Elche airport on Tuesday. The aircraft, owned by TUI Airlines and...

Ryanair strike doesn’t disrupt airport

PRE-WARNED cancellations of Ryanair flights to several UK destinations allowed for no major incidents at Alicante-Elche airport on Wednesday and yesterday (Thursday) when the...

Aquarius arrives safely

The migrants that were turned down by Italian and Maltese authrorities last week safely arrived in Valencia on Sunday. Forty-seven of the 100 underage passengers...

Safe harbour

Valencia port is expected to welcome on Saturday the 629 migrants who were on board the Aquarius rescue vessel turned-down by Italian and Maltese...

Flu kills five in Alicante Province

THIS winter's flu outbreak began earlier than in other years and it has already claimed five victims. In Elda, two women and a man, all...

Hospital chaos in flu epidemic

A FLU epidemic that is sweeping through Alicante province has collapsed hospital A&E departments and forced the postponement of scheduled operations. Flu reached epidemic status...

During the war…

ALICANTE city council is offering visitors a chance to go back in time by visiting the Civil War air raid shelters that have been...

King visits Alicante

KING Felipe VI made a lightening visit to Alicante on Tuesday evening to attend a business conference at the Auditorio Provincial (ADDA). Hundreds of people...

Sabadell bank moves to Alicante

The Banco Sabadell board of directors has this evening (Thursday) approved to move its fiscal address from Cataluña to Alicante due to the concerns...

Monarch colapse – no major problems at Alicante airport

Alicante airport sources say the announcement the Monarch is ceasing trading from today (Monday) has caused no major problems at Alicante-Elche airport where three...

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‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

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