Blogs and advice from Industry leading Specialists
Valuable Opinions, Comments & Gossip
Financial related News & Articles relating to Spain
Latest News, Stories
& Hot Topics
Various Tools & Widgets to help with your financial needs
Tools & Widgets to
help with finances
Polls, Surveys and Opinions featured throughout Tumbit
Featured Polls, Surveys & Stats
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat

Spain celebrates opening of new airport

Tue 19th Jan 2010

Spain's newest airport, Lleida, saw received it's first arrival on Sunday but is not open to the general public until next month. The project has been financed by the in Catalan Regional Government and has already received international status. It is estimated that around 50,000 passengers could use the airport during the first year, a figure which is forecast to reach 395,000 users per year in the next decade.

The first arrival was an Airbus A320 Vueling flight from Barcelona airport which flew over the airport several times before finally touching down at 12:30 to be greeted by many locals who had turned out to watch.

President of the Generalitat de Cataluña, José Montilla, was on board the plane with some 160 journalists.

Commercial flights start on February 5 with links to Paris and Palma de Mallorca operated by Vueling.

Comment on this Story

Be the first to comment on this Story !!

Recommended Items