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PHOTOS: An Abandoned Airport

Posted 07.12.2012 | Travel

Ciudad Real International Airport in central Spain opened in 2009 to much hype and fanfare. The airport, which was meant to handle overflow from Madri...

Spanish Airport Strike Averted

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

MADRID -- Spanish airport workers have called off 22 days of rolling strikes during peak tourism periods after winning guarantees of job and wage secu...

Spain Averts Airport Strike

AP | By DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

MADRID -- The state-owned company that runs Spain's airports reached a preliminary agreement Wednesday with unions that had called 22 days of strikes ...

Spain's Airports Recovering From Controller Strike

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

MADRID — Spanish airports were back operating at normal levels Sunday after a 24-hour wildcat strike by air traffic controllers caused travel ch...

Spain Airport Closings Leads To 'State Of Alarm'

nytimes.com | RAPHAEL MINDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

MADRID -- Spain declared a "state of alarm" on Saturday for the first time since returning to democracy in response to a wildcat strike by air traffic...

Four Airports In Spain Closed Due To Worker Strike

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A sudden walkout by air traffic controllers on Friday afternoon has halted all air travel in Madrid and along the Balearic Islands at the start of wha...