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Volcanic ash closes Spanish airports

AENA, the Spanish stated-owned company which owns and manages all Spanish airports, released the following information today:

The permanence of the cloud of volcanic ash on the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula requires to maintain closed to air traffic the airports of Santiago, A Coruña and Vigo at least until 4:00pm. Also Salamanca airport will close to traffic at 11.00am. The rest of the AENA airports operates normally.

According to information provided by Eurocontrol, the evolution of the volcanic cloud could allow the reopening of these airports in the afternoon.

Aena suggests passengers flying in the next hours to contact their airline before going to the airport. to fly in the next few hours, before turning the airport, contact your airline.

Also, you can get more information calling the Aena’s telephone support numbers:

902 404 704

(+34) 91 321 10 00

Check the AENA website for more details and the latest news on the Spanish airports.

PG Author: Kay McMahon

Kay has been an expat for nearly 30 years. She set up the British Expat website back in early 2000, whilst living in London and missing the expat life. These days she spends much of her time lugging computers and cameras around the world. (Dave gets to deal with all the really heavy stuff.)

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