The islands of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and Tenerife along with five other Spanish provinces will today, Friday 29th July 2011, have two yellow level (risk) alerts for high temperatures which will range, depending on the area, from 35 to 39 degrees Celsius, as reported by the Meteorological Agency (AEMET).
Archive for July, 2011
The association of passengers affected by air travel chaos when the AENA air traffic controllers walked out last December have presented a claim to seek damages against the public company AENA. The lawyer representing the passengers, Luis Vericat, has said that AENA is ‘totally responsible’ for what happened and that the incident could have been [...]
The erosion that the beach of Maspalomas is suffering appears to be much more serious than researchers had previously thought. The winds from the north-east provide little sand and that small amount that is left dissappears after just a few days. Last week a stretch alongside one of the kiosks was sealed off. The awaited [...]
The Canary Islands were visited by 5,081,112 foreign tourists in the first half of 2011, a rise of 24.4% when compared to the same period in 2010, this is a rise of 996,598 tourists. In a statement, the Deputy Ministry of Tourism, using data from AENA, said the islands received 681,853 international passengers in June [...]
Ryanair has instructed its lawyers to immediately appeal what it believes as an unjust decision by the Seville Court of First Instance which denied Ryanair an injunction against FACUA (a Spanish consumers group) which wrongly claimed (in a 9th Feb 2011 press release) that Ryanair was “committing fraud every day”. These false claims by FACUA, [...]