Category: Transport

MOTORING NEWS

The Director General of Traffic, María Seguí, has said this week that three stretches of motorway have already been identified as qualifying for the forthcoming increase in the maximum permitted speed to 130 kilometres per hour. Having co…

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CLOSE CALL FOR PARKED CAR DRIVER

A 62 year old woman managed to embed her car into the front of a Badajoz butchers shop today, after apparently becoming distracted at the wheel.
The woman was said to have become nervous whilst carrying out a parking manoeuvre, hitting the car´s…

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TRANSPORT HEADLINES

Vueling will reach its record number of flights this summer, with over 500 flights per day between the 15th of June and the 15th of September, serving 105 destinations in Europe, Asia and Africa. Production Director, Fernando Val, explained that &ldquo…

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MANDATORY EMERGENCY CALLERS FOR CARS

The European Commission has proposed a law that would make it mandatory from October, 2015, for all new passenger cars and light vehicles to be able to call the emergency services automatically, in the event of an incident.
The method of operation wou…

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PRINCE JOINS TRAIN INAUGURATION

The Prince of Asturias, Felipe de Borbón y Grecia, will join the President of the government, Mariano Rajoy, the President of Valencia, Alberto Fabra, and an entourage of dignitaries at the inaugural ceremony of the new AVE, High Speed Train, fr…

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REMEMBER TO CLAIM FOR FLIGHT DELAYS

If you have suffered flight delays, either as part of the disruption this week, or for any other reason, you might want to remember that you have nothing to lose in seeing if you are entitled to compensation.
You might remember that in April this year…

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AVE high-speed trains carry 14% more passengers in …

11/06/2013. Since ticket prices were reduced and discounts increased on 8 February, the Spanish AVE high-speed railway system has been used by more passengers in spite of the overall decline in mobility throughout Spain. A third of all journeys are mad…

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PRINCE TO JOIN TRAIN INAUGURATION

The Prince of Asturias, Felipe de Borbón y Grecia, will join the President of the government, Mariano Rajoy, the President of Valencia, Alberto Fabra, and an entourage of dignitaries at the inaugural ceremony of the new AVE, High Speed Train, fr…

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BUSY ROADS SOUTH AT THE WEEKEND

Saturday the 15th of June marks the start of another major traffic operation on Spanish roads, as “Operación Paso del Estrecho 2013”, with around 2 million people looking set to head south across the Iberia peninsular, ready to embar…

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POSITIVE CHANGE TO LONG-TERM AIRPORT PARKING

Spanish airport authority AENA has launched a pilot scheme that mat change the face of long term parking for good, by offering cheaper prices.
Seville Airport is the first to see the “development of the parking segment”, which is “ta…

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CORVERA AIRPORT NUDGES CLOSER

The President of Murcia, Ramón Luis Valcárcel, expressed “great relief” on Friday that the Spanish airport authority, AENA, has decided to take over the management of Corvera airport.
Valcárcel made the statement in re…

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