The Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández airport will close August with 1,800 flights that strengthen the recovery of international tourism after the pandemic, since the terminal already reaches 90% of the operations it had before the outbreak of the health crisis despite the fact that this summer there are no flights with Russia (they moved 200,000 passengers a year) or with Ukraine due to the war in Eastern Europe.
The space is promoted by Turisme Comunidad and has a customer service desk, audiovisual projection screen and an information touch panel. The Provincial Council launches, together with Aena, a promotional campaign in the terminal to encourage consumption and “redirect” tourists to municipalities and products
A study positions Alicante as the fourth best destination in the world for a getaway. Alicante is the fourth best coastal and urban destination in the world. This has been revealed by a study carried out by Compare the Market, an Australian website specialized in travel, which has classified the 35 main coastal cities in the world based on factors such as the number of available leisure activities, restaurants, beaches, Instagram posts, safety and average annual temperatures.
The terminal recovers the figures of the best tourist year in history. Aena schedules 875 flights in Alicante for this weekend with a total of 155,000 passengers. The progressive lifting of restrictions on mobility due to the pandemic and the desire to travel, after two years of closure, have made it possible for the airport to have recovered almost 100% of the operations it had in 2019 in the first five months of the year .
The airports serving Alicante province and Murcia region are seeing a return to passenger numbers which are similar to those recorded in 2019 – before the Covid pandemic decimated air travel. Hotels and apartments expect to reach 90% occupancy from Holy Thursday with spring weather. Figures at Easter will almost reach the pre-pandemic level in Alicante.
Legendary rockers The Rolling Stones will be performing a one night only gig in Spain in the spring as part of an anniversary tour. But still probably one of the longest-running bands on the planet, Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood and Keith Richards have just announced their world SIXTY tour to celebrate the Rolling Stones’ landmark anniversary of as many years.
The trio, now aged 78 (Mick and Keith) and 74 (Ronnie), will be playing live in 10 countries, but with their début SIXTY performance in Madrid.
They will hit the Wanda Metropolitan Centre on 1st June, with all-new production and a new design of their iconic lips-and-tongue logo.
This June will see the Stones back in Madrid for the first time in eight years – their last visit was in 2014 as part of their On Fire tour.
Alicante airport has scheduled this weekend 185 flights with Great Britain for a total of 25,000 tourists
The elimination of the obligation of the PCR makes the holidays of British tourists cheaper from next October by 200 euros, which already cover 50% of the places in many hotels