Corvera Airport sets its sights on the UK, Italy and France for summer 2023
The Murcia airport will launch promotional campaigns to secure more flights from Europe After registering disappointing passenger numbers at the end of 2022, the International Airport of the Region of Murcia in Corvera has turned its attention..

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New easyJet Murcia-London Luton flights to land in 2023
As well as a new route to Luton, the Corvera Airport flights to Manchester next year have been brought forward by two months After easyJet’s announcement last week that they would be adding a new flight route between Manchester Airport and the..

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Murcia Airport to get new flight connection with Manchester in 2023
easyJet joins Ryanair in putting on flights between Murcia and Manchester for next year Budget airline easyJet has announced it will be operating a new flight route between Manchester Airport and the Region of Murcia’s Corvera International..

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New limited-time flight route from Murcia Airport to Palma de Mallorca next Easter 2023
Air Nostrum-Iberia is adding nine new temporary flight routes to Spanish airports between Feb and May next year The Spanish regional airline Air Nostrum, a franchisee of Iberia, has announced that it will be scheduling special, limited-time flights..

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These are the 10 destinations you can fly to from Murcia Airport this autumn and winter 2022-23
Murcia loses more than half of its summer flight connections come November but it is an increase on the last winter season This summer Murcia’s Corvera Airport had a total of 22 flight routes. Beginning in March 2022 and adding several new..

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Corvera AIRM airport: Your questions answered
The Region of Murcia is “taking off for the future” with the new International Airport says Murcia president The opening of the international airport at Corvera will create jobs and boost regional businesses On Saturday the regional president..

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Corvera International airport articles
After a decade of controversy Corvera airport is on course to welcome its first flights in January 2019 The idea of a new airport in the Region of Murcia first began to be taken seriously in the early years of the new millennium, when the number..

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Corvera Airport drops in the national ranking after a disappointing 2022
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The Murcia airport welcomed more than 20% fewer passengers than in 2019 After getting off to a flying start at the beginning of the year and narrowly missing out on making the ‘top 20’ of the busiest airports in Spain last..

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Flight fiasco: Murcia-bound plane diverted to Alicante because Corvera airport was closed
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - Corvera Airport in Murcia usually closes for business at 10.30pm It would perhaps be understandable for a tiny regional airport to limit its hours of operation, but passengers travelling from the UK were left stunned on Sunday..

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80-year-old woman on Ryanair flight from Bournemouth rushed to Murcia hospital after fainting mid-flight
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The elderly passenger fell ill mid-flight and had to be met by paramedics on the runway at Murcia airport this morning A passenger on a plane that landed at Murcia’s Corvera airport from the UK had to receive emergency medical..

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Corvera airport renaming is suspended in the courts once again
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The controversial naming of Murcia’s airport as Juan de la Cierva has been put on hold The High Court of Justice in the Region of Murcia has upheld a precautionary suspension of the Agreement of the Governing Council of the..

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Corvera airport will have a direct charter flight to Egypt from 2023
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - The flight route from Murcia to Luxor returns from Cairo eight days later, perfect for a week’s break in Egypt Murcia will have a direct connection with Egypt from next year, thanks to a new charter flight planned from Corvera..

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San Pedro, San Javier and Los Alcazares will have bus connections to the airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE There will be a bus line between the Mar Menor towns and Corvera airport, but no date has been set yet Bus company Movibus has announced this Friday, July 29, that it will include a new bus connection between San Pedro del Pinatar..

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Spanish government takes Murcia to court over Corvera airport name change
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The decision to name the Murcia airport after Juan de la Cierva is allegedly illegal and is being challenged in the courts Since the end of June, Murcia’s Corvera airport has officially been named the Region of Murcia-Juan..

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More than 100K passengers use Corvera airport in a month for the first time since 2019
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Murcia airport is coming close to recovering its pre-pandemic levels Corvera airport is close to a full recovery of its pre-pandemic service, with 107,220 passengers using the airport this June, despite the highly publicised..

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Corvera kicks off the summer with new routes and a million seats on offer
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Murcia now operates nine different flights to the UK and has added new national and international routes Corvera's nine UK flights and more than a dozen other destinations signal a huge re-growth in tourism for the Region of..

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Corvera airport summer bus service starts today with a new timetable
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The times for the bus line, which now connects Murcia city and Cartagena with Corvera airport, have changed from what was first announced The long-awaited bus service between Cartagena, Murcia and Corvera airport finally starts..

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Corvera airport closes in on 100,000 passengers as Murcia gears up for summer
ARCHIVED ARTICLE New routes have been added to the Murcia airport this summer to bump up passengers numbers even more Murcia International Airport, officially renamed Aeropuerto Internacional de la Region de Murcia-Juan de la Cierva last month..

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Buses to Corvera Airport: not enough of them, at the wrong times and going to the wrong places
ARCHIVED ARTICLE There is confusion and consternation in Murcia over the planned summer bus routes to and from Corvera The airport bus service between Cartagena and Murcia and Murcia’s Corvera airport was axed during the Covid-19 lockdown due..

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Murcia Corvera overtakes six airports in national rankings
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Region of Murcia airport has experienced the third-largest passenger increase in Spain After a huge boost during Holy Week, Corvera Airport in Murcia is well on its way to hitting pre-pandemic figures by welcoming no fewer..

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Murcia Corvera airport changes its name
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The airport will now officially be renamed the ‘Aeropuerto Internacional de la Región de Murcia-Juan de la Cierva’, after a controversial Nationalist revolutionary After weeks and months of debate and resistance, the Governing..

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Airport bus from Murcia and Cartagena to resume in June
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The 24 routes operating from Murcia airport this summer have increased demand for the shuttle bus With the summer season just around the corner and an influx of tourists expected to visit the Region, the General Director of..

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Cartagena requests daily flights to Madrid
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Flights from Murcia to the capital were stopped in 2017 The president of the COEC employers’ association of Cartagena, Ana Correa, has called for the recovery of daily flights between the Region of Murcia and Madrid, at least..

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Corvera airport in Murcia receives 13 times more passengers in 2022 than last year
ARCHIVED ARTICLE With these bumper figures, the Murcia airport is expecting a busy Easter, but it’s still nowhere near pre-pandemic levels Poor old Corvera Airport. It’s about time the Murcia airport had some good news. After coronavirus..

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Flying high: Corvera Airport scoops European award for quality of service
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia airport has also been awarded a distinction for anti-Covid sanitary measures Murcia's Corvera Airport has been named 'Best Medium-sized Airport in Europe' for a second year, a prestigious award bestowed by The Airports..

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Maintenance tender launched for Corvera Airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The contract for the maintenance of Murcia International Airport is worth almost 1 million euros Aena has put the contract for the maintenance of Murcia International Airport in Corvera out to tender this week and has invited..

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Hospital admissions fall below 1,000: Valencia Covid update February 23
ARCHIVED ARTICLE There are 79 fewer Covid patients in hospitals across Alicante province and the rest of the region Pressure on hospitals continues to fall as the pandemic maintains its downward trajectory in the Valencia region with the number..

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Murcian airline considers offering flight discounts for hotel customers
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Hotels have suggested offering 30 euros towards flights to Corvera airport Spanish airline Volotea is reportedly studying a proposal made by coastal hotels to offer a 30 euro discount on plane tickets so that flights can be maintained..

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Amazon logistics centre in Corvera changes hands
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The arrival of Amazon has resulted in an economic boom for the Murcia municipality and neighbouring towns The arrival of the Amazon logistics centre in Corvera last year provided a much-needed boost to the local area, as well..

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Covera airport resumes flights with Morocco
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Flights from Murcia to Casablanca and Oujda reopen after a two-month closure On Monday February 8, Murcia’s Corvera airport resumed its two air connections with Morocco after the country closed its airspace last November in..

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These are the places you can fly to from Corvera Airport this summer
ARCHIVED ARTICLE - From the end of March, Corvera Airport in Murcia will have connections to 24 cities – 6 in Spain and 18 in different countries Murcia’s Corvera Airport will have a total of 22 flight routes for its summer 2022 season..

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Flights from Murcia to Canary Islands for less than 100 euros
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The bargain air travel from the Region must be booked before February 14 Binter has launched a new campaign this month that will allow travellers to fly between the Region of Murcia and the Canary Islands for the bargain price..

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Corvera Airport adds two new Norwegian Air flights in June 2022
ARCHIVED ARTICLE From this summer, there will be flight connections to Murcia from Oslo and Bergen, Norway Corvera Airport has announced two new direct routes that will be starting from next June between Murcia and the Norwegian cities of Oslo..

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Murcia airport hoping to increase flight destinations in 2022
ARCHIVED ARTICLE It is hoped that a cash injection from the regional government will boost the commercial air traffic through Murcia airport As the Region of Murcia International Airport, more commonly known as Corvera, struggles to recover from..

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Ryanair cuts Spain flights in January due to Covid
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Andalusia, Murcia and Valencia will all have fewer flights in the new year Covid restrictions have had a devastating effect on international travel in the past two years and, with the whole world firmly in the grip of the Omicron..

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Covera airport passengers still half of pre-pandemic level
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Murcia flails while Spanish airports recovered 70% of traffic in November Since international travel restrictions were eased, Murcia’s Corvera airport has reported a surge in passengers, but traffic is still well below pre-..

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Christmas strike at Corvera airport: December 23 and 26
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Corvera airport staff are preparing to go on strike for two key days over the holiday period Staff at Murcia Region International Airport, better known as Corvera airport, are to go on two days of strike on December 23 and..

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Murcia and Aena agree on plan to relaunch Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The improvements will not require any additional funds from the regional government in Murcia The Minister of Development of Murcia has come to an agreement with airport operations company Aena to relaunch Corvera international..

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Fewer passengers this autumn at Murcia International Corvera Airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE More passengers travelled through Corvera Airport in Murcia during October than during July Although Corvera Airport in the Region of Murcia is far behind the pre-pandemic figures of 2019, the airport ended this October with..

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Airport traffic failing to take off in Murcia and Alicante this summer
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Nationally the situation has improved during August but is still trailing behind year to date The travel sector has been amongst the worst-hit business activities to be affected by the Covid pandemic, after worldwide travel ground..

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Murcian Minister says Corvera airport lacks critical mass to justify public transport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Podemos deputy reminded him that many passengers are having to pay more for a taxi ride from the airport than they paid for a flight from the UK to Spain Passengers continue to complain vociferously on social media about..

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Political criticism about lack of public transport from Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Podemos joins the voices of disgruntled international visitors who have no option but to take a taxi This summer has been complicated to say the least for anyone attempting to travel to Spain either for personal or tourism purposes..

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Norwegian airline will connect Murcia, Alicante and Malaga with Oslo and Bergen in 2022
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The new operation will link 9 Spanish airports with destinations in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland Air Norwegian has announced on Friday, August 13, that it will be operating 40 routes between Spain and the Nordic countries..

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July passenger numbers at Corvera airport reach 30 per cent of 2019 levels
ARCHIVED ARTICLE UK flights account for only 32 per cent of passengers at Corvera  The latest data published by airport management company Aena reveal that the number of passengers flying into or out of the Region of Murcia International Airport..

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Corvera airport awaiting the return of British holidaymakers
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Far fewer UK flights scheduled at Corvera than in previous years even after Freedom Day in the UK! After many months of almost total inactivity the terminal building at the Region of Murcia International Airport is beginning..

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June passenger numbers at Corvera airport a staggering 25,827 per cent higher
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The June total rose to over 15,000 from only 59 in the whole month last year Domestic flights carried more passengers to and from Corvera than those from the UK The latest data published by airport management company Aena..

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Arts and crafts stand opens in Corvera airport terminal building
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Jewellery and esparto grass products on offer for travellers at the Region of Murcia International Airport As the number of flights begins to pick up at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera after the virtual..

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5,000 passengers at Corvera airport in May as international travel re-starts
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Traffic at the Region of Murcia International Airport rose by almost 5,000 per cent in May after the lockdown last year! The almost total cancellation of international travel in Europe during the winter is now very gradually..

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Corvera airport inaugurates flights to and from Oujda in Morocco this Friday
ARCHIVED ARTICLE A new destination in north Africa is added to the flight information boards at Corvera As activity begins to pick up again following the near standstill over the winter at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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Flights from Corvera airport to Bilbao and Santander to begin in July
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Activity gradually returns to the Murcia airport with more domestic services on offer than in previous years The level of activity at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera is gradually beginning to pick up again..

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Corvera airport prepares to welcome back flights from the UK
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The first arrivals from Manchester will reach Murcia on Friday evening as international traffic resumes at Corvera After months of negligible activity at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera it appears that..

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Just 2,100 passengers at Corvera in April as the airport remains mostly dormant
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Traffic at the Region of Murcia International Airport was 2 per cent of the level of April 2019 The almost total cancellation of international travel in Europe during the winter continued to have a devastating effect on the Region..

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Corvera airport management contract modified with a view to post-Covid resumption of flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia government encourage Aena to adapt the airport to post-Covid travel Given the almost total lack of air traffic at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera – during the first quarter of 2021 no more than..

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Volotea launch flights to and from Menorca at Corvera airport from June 23 onwards
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Volotea confirm a twice-weekly route between the Costa Cálida and the Balearics Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic early in 2020 flights at the Region of Murcia International Airport have been few and far between..

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Traffic remains almost non-existent at Corvera airport: passenger numbers down by 97.4 per cent in March
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Traffic at the Region of Murcia International Airport was just 2.6 per cent of the level reported in March 2019 The almost total cancellation of international travel in Europe during the winter continued to have a devastating..

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Vueling to operate flights from Corvera airport to Barcelona, Bilbao and Santander starting June 18
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Currently traffic at Corvera airport is virtually non-existent with the British government maintaining its ban on international holidays Although the British government presented its long-awaited traffic light system on Friday..

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Continued absence of British tourists hits Corvera airport hard
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Only four flights a week at present between the Region of Murcia International Airport and Gran Canaria The decision by the British government to maintain its ban on residents travelling abroad for all but essential purposes..

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Traffic falls by 98 per cent at Corvera airport; 28 passengers per day in February
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Traffic at the Region of Murcia International Airport was just 2 per cent of the level reported last February The utter decimation of international travel in Europe during the winter continues to have a devastating effect on..

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Corvera airport judged to have been amongst the best in the world for its Covid hygiene precautions
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The honour is shared with 5 other airports in Spain and just 9 more in all of Europe Six Spanish airports have been named by the Airports Council International among 33 all over the world which are judged to have provided the..

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Corvera airport made a 45-million-euro loss for management company Aena in 2020
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena reported a 50 per cent drop in turnover on Wednesday and Corvera is one of the airports worst affected by the pandemic The extent to which the air travel sector in Spain has been hit by the restrictions on movement during..

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UK roadmap out of lockdown brings hope to Spanish tourism and air travel sectors
ARCHIVED ARTICLE A surge in holiday and flight bookings in the UK indicates that Britons are keen to return to the Costas after 17th May! The third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Europe has reduced activity in Spain’s tourism sector to..

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Corvera airport lost 97 per cent of traffic in January; is it closing down readers ask
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The cancellation of Ryanair flights several months ahead is once again raising questions In the last few days there has been a further rash of questions asked on social media about the future of Corvera airport and whether it..

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Murcia Town Hall enlarges logistical park alongside Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The aim is to encourage other major multinationals to follow Amazon to Corvera Plans have been approved by the Town Hall of Murcia to create a large logistical park close to the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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Corvera airport faces an uncertain 2021 as Covid continues to decimate international travel
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Reports of only seven passengers on two flights from the UK on Sunday The ban on air travel into Spain from the UK which was introduced last week due to fears over the new, highly contagious strain of Covid-19 detected in Britain..

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Passengers at Corvera airport 95 per cent down in November
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 90 per cent of November international air travel in Spain lost to the pandemic The figures at the Murcia airport in Corvera illustrate the decimation of international flights The dramatic effect of the coronavirus pandemic..

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Corvera airport deserted; in October the airport lost 9 out of 10 passengers
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The airport reported a fall of -89.9% in passenger numbers during October when compared to last year It’s been a brutal year for the air travel sector and one of the easiest ways to appreciate the scale of the downturn in travel..

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Aena denies Corvera airport closure
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Travellers are reporting flight cancellations and are being forced to re-book from Alicante There’s no doubt that it’s been a brutal year for the travel sector, in particular the airlines and tour operators, which have experienced..

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Binter airlines promoting flights between Corvera airport and the Canary Islands this winter
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Tickets are now on sale at promotional prices, until September 30th, for flights between November 1st and December 15th. Tickets from € 72.51. Since 2019, Binter has directly linked Murcia with the Canary Islands in a flight..

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Amazon logistics centre next to Corvera airport nears completion
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 300 direct and indirect jobs are promised for the opening of this new logistics centre Regional TV has reported that the new Amazon logistical plant in the “Parque Logístico del Sureste”, alongside the Region of Murcia International..

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Aena seeking 2.5 million in compensation for Corvera airport losses
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Traffic in the Aena network collapsed during the Covid crisis Image: The day the airport opened.... Ever since the Covid lockdown began on March 14th and the skies over Spain emptied as thousands of flights were cancelled..

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Consternation as Jet2 cancels flights to Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Flights into Alicante airport are continuing Dozens of readers have reported receiving messages from Jet2 on Tuesday announcing that the airline has cancelled their flights and those attempting to rebook for another date later..

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Corvera airport bus service temporarily suspended
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The operator says that flight cancellations are making it impossible to run a service and cover their costs.   Just days after publishing the new timetables for golf resort services from Corvera airport, the bus operator..

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Covid safe bus services from Corvera airport to Murcia City 2020
ARCHIVED ARTICLE How to book on the Interbus routes at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera The bus or coach services linking the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera to the coastal towns and golf resorts of..

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Bus services; Corvera airport Murcia - golf resorts and towns Costa Cálida 2020
ARCHIVED ARTICLE NB: THIS HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED; ONLY THE BUS SERVICE TO MURCIA CITY IS RUNNING How to book on the Interbus routes at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera The bus or coach services linking the new..

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Corvera airport ready to resume flights from 1st July
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena has installed ample safety measures to guarantee social distancing for staff and passengers In spite of the continued uncertainty about whether the UK will relax its quarantine regulations for passengers travelling on flights..

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Jet2 delays flight restart to July 15th
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Flights to Alicante resume in July and to Corvera airport in August 2020 Originally Jet2 had planned to resume flights from 1st July but this has now been re-scheduled for 15th July and has cancelled any flights and holidays..

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Binter resumes Corvera airport flights in July to the Canary Islands
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Domestic flights will resume at Corvera from the middle of June Binter airline, based in Gran Canaria, has announced that it will be resuming flights between Murcia Corvera airport and the Canary Islands from July 4th, with flights..

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Machine room fire extinguished at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The terminal building was almost empty when the fire broke out at 3 in the morning Members of the firefighting brigade in the city of Murcia were called out to the Region of Murcia International Airport in the early hours of..

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Only one passenger on board the Gatwick-Corvera flight on Tuesday!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Clarification of the situation regarding travel to airports during the lockdown in Spain The last two months have seen some extraordinary scenes at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, firstly with unheard-of..

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Bus services at Corvera airport fall victim to the coronavirus emergency
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Interbus routes are taken out of service until further notice Interbus has announced that the public bus services operating between the Region of Murcia Airport in Corvera and a range of destinations including the city of..

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Flights are still coming into Corvera airport and road accesses are not blocked at the moment
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena and the Guardia Civíl both confirm that there are no restrictions at the moment Many readers are emailing and phoning to ask about whether there are any restrictions relating to the airport and access to the airport...

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Passengers at Corvera airport welcomed by coronavirus advisory posters
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Flights at Corvera remain unaffected by cancellations related to the epidemic Aena, the management company at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera and at almost all other airports throughout Spain, reports that..

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Amazon plant in Corvera to contract the services of 200 drivers
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The plant is expected to open at the end of summer 2020 The giant e-commerce and digital streaming company Amazon, one of the “Big Four” tech companies along with Facebook Apple and Google, has announced that its logistical..

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More flights diverted to Corvera airport as fog disrupts services at Alicante-Elche
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Four extra flights and Corvera on Sunday and more on Monday morning The numbers of flights and passengers at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera in January were boosted artificially by over 200 services being..

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Former Corvera airport management company must pay 182 million euros to Murcia government
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 17 years after the airport project was approved the legal wrangling may at last be near to its end It is reported in regional newspaper La Verdad on Friday morning that the long-running dispute between the Murcia government and..

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Work begins on Amazon logistical centre alongside Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Reports in the regional press suggest the workforce could be raised from 200 to 1,000 Work is now beginning on the construction of a new Amazon logistical centre alongside the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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63 per cent increase in January passenger numbers at Corvera airport!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The figures are distorted by the temporary closures of Alicante-Elche airport during the month Even if the figures are hugely distorted by unusual events during the month, the latest data regarding passenger numbers at the Region..

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Special offers launched on flights between Corvera and the Canaries
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Return flights for around 100 euros between March and June The airline Binter continues to operate its new routes between the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera and Gran Canaria and a series of special offers have..

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New Corvera coach service contract almost ready to be put out to tender
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The routes specified in the contract terms are similar to those already being operated by Interbus Just over a year since commercial flights began at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera the regional government..

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235 extra flights diverted to Corvera airport this month!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Problems at Alicante-Elche give the airport in Corvera a chance to show its potential After two eventful weeks at Alicante-Elche airport and the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera normal service is now fully resumed..

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Delays in opening Corvera airport cost 180 million euros, says the Murcia government
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The accrued interest on a 182-million loan inherited by the government adds a further 30 million to the losses The regional government of Murcia has calculated that the delay in opening the new Region of Murcia International..

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Alicante-Elche airport reopening progressively on Tuesday
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 107 flights were re-routed to Corvera from Alicante and Valencia on Monday Monday 20th January saw the record for air traffic at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera broken again as well over 100 flights were..

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Alicante airport will remain closed throughout Monday
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The closure of the airport has been extended Aena has announced that the airport of El Altet in Alicante province will remain closed throughout Monday, and not re-open at 13.00 as had been announced previously. Last week the..

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44 flights re-directed from Alicante-Elche airport to Corvera on Monday
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Helsinki and Stockholm reappear on the departures boards at Corvera! With Alicante-Elche airport closed for the second time in under a week, this time by the threat of heavy snow and wind speeds of up to 130 km/h, the Region..

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Corvera airport remains open until 1am tonight to process flights diverted from Alicante
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Alicante airport was closed for the second time this week on Sunday lunchtime The airport in El Altet in Alicante province closed to air traffic at 13.00 on Sunday and will remain without flights until at least 13.00 on Monday..

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Alicante airport closed by bad weather
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Flights diverted to Corvera again with red alerts for snow and 130 km/h winds in Alicante Just a few days after Alicante-Elche airport was closed for 24 hours due to a fire in the terminal building the red alerts for snow and..

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Normal service resumed after fire at Alicante-Elche airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Flights are no longer being diverted to the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera Normal service has almost been resumed on Friday morning at the airport of Alicante-Elche following the fire which caused the evacuation..

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Busiest day so far at Corvera airport as Alicante-Elche gradually re-opens after fire
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 48 flights at the Region of Murcia International Airport on Thursday Following the fire which caused the evacuation of the terminal building at Alicante-Elche airport on Wednesday afternoon flights resumed at 14.00 on Thursday..

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Murcia government upbeat as Corvera airport celebrates its first year of passenger flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Some expectations have been exceeded but the fact remains that passenger numbers are significantly lower than in the last year at Murcia-San Javier Wednesday 15th January marked the anniversary of the first commercial passenger..

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Revised departures board at Corvera airport on Thursday as Alicante-Elche remains closed
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The terminal building fire at Alicante adds new routes to the departures board at Corvera With dozens of domestic and international flights re-routed on Thursday following the fire which forced the closure of the terminal building..

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List of flights diverted to Corvera airport on Thursday by fire at Alicante-Elche
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Passenger numbers at Corvera boosted the terminal fire in Alicante Passenger numbers at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera received an unexpected boost on Wednesday 15th January, the anniversary of the first..

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Alicante-Elche airport closed by fire in the terminal building
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Dozens of flights cancelled or diverted to Murcia and Valencia on Wednesday and Thursday Alicante-Elche will not re-open until at least 14.00 on Thursday Air traffic at Alicante-Elche airport, the fifth busiest in Spain and..

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Over 1.1 million passengers in Corvera in the first year of flights at the new airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The total for 2019 is 160,000 lower than the year before at Murcia-San Javier Two days before the first anniversary of the arrival of the first passengers at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera it is reported..

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Flights to and from the Murcia airport in Corvera during 2020
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Seats are available on services to and from 22 destinations The UK dominates flight schedules but Luton and East Midlands seem to have been dropped As the new year begins there are plenty of fingers crossed regarding the Region..

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Public bus service contract to be amplified at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE A new 5-year contract is to be put out to tender by the Murcia government The regional government of Murcia has announced that a contract is to be awarded to run the public bus services already in operation at the Region of Murcia..

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Slapped wrists for Spanish airline Vueling selling Barcelona-Corvera flights!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia government insists that the official name of the Murcia airport must be used As was announced last week seats can now be purchased on the first flights between the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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Taxi quota halved at Corvera airport due to lack of winter flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The minimum number of taxis based at the terminal drops to between 10 and 12 Before the Region of Murcia International Airport opened in Corvera on 15th January this year there was a fierce argument among taxi drivers from various..

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Corvera-Barcelona flights to begin in March
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Catalunya will be just over an hour away as Vueling connect Murcia with the north-east of Spain It has been confirmed by the president of the Murcia government, Fernando López Miras, that Vueling are to operate flights between..

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Over 150,000 passengers fewer so far this year at the new airport in Corvera
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The November figures show a decrease of 8,000 compared with the same month last year There can be no disputing the fact that despite the great optimism at the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera in..

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Barcelona and Morocco flights close to being added to the schedules at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Moroccan consul to Murcia reports that at least one airline is “very interested” Abdelaziz Jatim, the Consul General of the Kingdom of Morocco in the Region of Murcia, indicated on Thursday after a meeting with Francisco..

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143,000 passengers fewer at Corvera airport so far this year than at San Javier in 2018
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The October figures show a decrease of 23,000 on the same month last year Despite the great optimism at the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera in January 2019 the inauguration of the new infrastructure..

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Murcia tourism authorities explore the possibility of Corvera-Iceland flights!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Talks with Icelandair were held at the World Travel Market event in London The regional government of Murcia reports that during the World Travel Market event last week at the ExCel centre in London a total of 45 meetings were..

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Amazon to open logistical centre alongside Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The online sales and distribution giant will be contracting staff in Murcia shortly The online sales and distribution giant Amazon has confirmed reports in the regional press that it is to open a logistical centre in the Parque..

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Ryanair reduces Corvera-Mallorca flights for summer 2020
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Two flights a week to and from Palma de Mallorca between late March and October The winter flight schedules have only just come into operation at airports throughout Europe but already the airlines are planning their routes and..

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Public bus routes and timetables to and from the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, winter 2019-20
ARCHIVED ARTICLE All Interbus services to coastal and golf resorts in the Costa Cálida as well as the regional capital During the winter flight schedules from 7th November until the end of March 2020 Interbus are operating four routes to and..

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Bruges-Ostend flights added to the schedule at Corvera airport next summer
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Twice-weekly services to and from Belgium offered by Tui Fly starting in April 2020 Much of the decrease in passenger numbers at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera in comparison with the 2018 figures at Murcia..

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Passenger numbers at Corvera airport reach a million for the year
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena start paying the Murcia government as the winter schedule begins with a new route to the Canaries This coming week sees the first flights between the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera and the Canary Islands..

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Murcia-Bilbao flights at Corvera airport next summer
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Another domestic service to and from northern Spain is offered by Volotea The new Region of Murcia International Airport at Corvera continues to register lower passenger numbers in 2019 than its predecessor, Murcia-San Javier..

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18,000 passengers fewer at Corvera airport during September
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 2019 passenger numbers are down by almost 120,000 following the move from San Javier as the dependence on UK flights continues It is now universally accepted that the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport..

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Lower airline tariffs at Corvera airport may attract more flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The move is introduced throughout Spain by the government after the collapse of Thomas Cook After the collapse of the global travel group Thomas Cook last month Enaire, the public company which manages air navigation in Spain..

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Corvera airport winter flight schedule to feature 11 regular services
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Routes to and from Belgium and the Canaries are added while others disappear for the winter October is the last month of the summer flight schedules at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, signalling the end..

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Corvera airport awarded Murcia University Tourism prize
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Murcia government minister praises the airport as an example of facing adversity without throwing in the towel It was announced on Wednesday that the “Paloma del Turismo 2019” prizes, which are made by the Tourism department..

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16,000 passengers fewer at Corvera airport during August
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 2019 passenger numbers are down by over 100,000 following the move from San Javier as the dependence on UK flights continues That the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera in January 2019 coincided..

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Corvera airport closed by flooding as gota fría storm continues in Murcia
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Access roads are flooded as the storm reaches historic proportions Aena have announced that due to the incidents caused by the extremely heavy rain brought to Murcia by the “gota fría” storm over the last 36 hours the Region..

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Ryanair cancels flights from Leeds to Corvera airport this autumn
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The airline blames the late delivery of its new Boeing MAX aircraft Image: taken at the opening of Corvera airport as the first flight from Ryanair landed. Readers have complained that winter flights run by the Ryanair operator..

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Contract for first phase of Murcia-Alicante Airport rail link put out to tender
ARCHIVED ARTICLE A decade ago there were proposals for a high-speed rail link to Corvera airport! Spain’s Ministry of Development has put out to tender the contract to build a rail link by which a new station at Alicante-Elche airport will..

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Former Corvera airport management company suffers yet another setback in the courts
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The high court of Murcia upholds a 120,000-euro fine originally imposed in 2010 When Aeromur, the company originally awarded the construction and management contract at what is now the Region of Murcia International Airport in..

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Flights between Corvera and the Canaries to start in October
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Corvera airport boss says passenger numbers are higher than had been expected There has been a good deal of concern over the drop in passenger numbers at the Region of Murcia International Airport following its opening on..

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Regional media miscalculate the passenger loss at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE As many passengers used Alicante-Elche during 12 days in July as in the whole of 2019 so far at Corvera It is beyond doubt that the number of passengers using the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera is significantly..

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Over 17,000 passengers fewer for Corvera airport during July
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 2019 passenger numbers are down by 85,000 following the move from San Javier as the dependence on UK flights continues It is now unquestionable that the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera in..

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Goldcar accused of new revenue rip-off, sparking social media fury; sand!!!!!!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The company was slammed in the UK press in a damning article at the weekend The issue of unjustified surcharges charged by car hire companies at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera has unfortunately become a..

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New-look Murcia government faces the challenge of boosting traffic at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The coalition government of Murcia is urged to work as a united team Over 9 weeks after the regional election on 26th May the composition of the new government of the Region of Murcia has at last been finalized this week, with..

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Man rescued from Corvera airport after 3 days without food!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Local police were called in to help the man who was reported as being “disorientated” The Policía local of Murcia municipality have reported their participation in the rescue of a man who had spent three days in Corvera..

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20,000 passengers fewer for Murcian regional airport during June
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Passenger numbers were expected to be lower in the first year following the move from San Javier to Corvera as the dependence on UK flights continues Since the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera opened in January..

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Corvera airport lost over 47,000 passengers in first months of operation
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The regional media has reported new routes for summer 2020 today, although the story is actually a month old Sadly, there have been no further announcements regarding new routes lately. The new international airport of the..

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Official request made for Corvera airport to be named after Juan de la Cierva
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The pioneering aviator from Murcia invented the autogyro in the 1920s The regional government of Murcia is continuing the procedures required to name the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera after the pioneering..

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Vueling weighs up Corvera-Barcelona flight proposal
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia government estimates that two thirds of Alicante-Barcelona passengers travel to or from the Region The regional government of Murcia is continuing in its efforts to provide flights connecting the new Region of Murcia..

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19,000 passengers fewer at Corvera airport last month than at San Javier in May 2018
ARCHIVED ARTICLE A 13 per cent decrease represents a slight improvement on the April figures! Flights to and from the UK and Ireland carried 93.6 per cent of all passengers It became clear when the statistics were published regarding passenger..

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Warsaw flights inaugurated at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Charter flights to and from Poland make their debut at the new Murcia airport The news regarding passenger numbers at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera may not have been positive over the last month, with..

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Murcia-Mallorca flights begin at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Three services a week join the Costa Cálida and the Balearics Another small step has been taken this month towards increasing passenger numbers at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, with the first commercial..

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180,000 euros for San Javier taxi drivers to compensate for the closure of the airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The regional government subsidizes the local economy to compensate for the opening of Corvera When it finally became clear during 2017 and 2018 that the airport of Murcia-San Javier would be closed to commercial traffic to make..

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Former Corvera airport management company ordered to pay 1.7 million euros interest
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The interest accrued on the 182 million euros owed to the regional government of Murcia When Aeromur, the company originally awarded the construction and management contract at what is now the Region of Murcia International Airport..

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Minor accident at Alicante airport diverts flights to Corvera!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE At least 4 flights were re-directed to Murcia while a small plane was removed from the runway in Alicante-Elche During April the data regarding the number of passengers passing through the terminal at the Region of Murcia International..

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First flights between Murcia and Asturias taking off on Thursday
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Volotea service to and from northern Spain is the first to fly this route Thursday 30th May marks another minor milestone at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera with the arrival and departure of the first..

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Ryanair withdraws Corvera airport flights from Luton and East Midlands
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Passengers travelling to and from East Midlands and Luton are being re-allocated to Alicante flights In an attempt to generate more flights at the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera a delegation from the regional..

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The new restaurant in Corvera airport is one of the largest Subways in Europe
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Fresh fruit and veg also available at the new-look fast sandwich outlet in Corvera Four months after the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera it is fair to say that the infrastructures and services..

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20,000 passengers fewer at Corvera airport last month than at San Javier in April 2018
ARCHIVED ARTICLE A 15 per cent decrease despite Easter falling in April this year Flights to and from the UK and Ireland carried 94 per cent of all passengers When the statistics regarding passenger numbers in March at the new Region of Murcia..

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4 new routes about to start at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Prague, Asturias, Palma de Mallorca and Warsaw are to appear on the arrivals and departures boards Charter flights to and from Denmark have been announced for next winter Despite the disappointing passenger numbers reported..

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Public bus routes and timetables to and from the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera summer 2019
ARCHIVED ARTICLE All Interbus services to coastal and golf resorts in the Costa Cálida as well as the regional capital Until the end of the summer flight schedules in late October 2019 Interbus are operating four routes to and from the Region..

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Turnover of 1.6 million euros at Corvera airport in the first quarter of 2019
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena reports increased revenue and profit at the airports of Spain Airport management company Aena report that the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera generated turnover of 1.6 million euros during the first..

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Corvera airport management saga ends with Aeromur entering liquidation
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The consortium built the airport but failed in appeals against the rescission of its management contract Just over three months after the first flights at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, it has been confirmed..

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Bus routes and taxi information from Corvera airport 2020
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Last updated July 1st 2020: PLEASE NOTE; BUS SERVICE HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED CLICK ON GALLERY IMAGE TO ENLARGE Corvera airport basic information including taxis, public transport, parking and car rental Airport parking..

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Summer bus routes from La Manga, La Manga Club, the Mar Menor and golf resorts to Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Presentation at the airport of the new routes which were inaugurated on 1st April Coinciding with the start of summer flight schedules at the beginning of this month the number of bus services to and from the Region of Murcia..

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Summer bus routes from Águilas, Mazarrón, Camposol and golf resorts to Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Presentation at the airport of the new routes which were inaugurated on 1st April Coinciding with the start of summer flight schedules at the beginning of this month the number of bus services to and from the Region of Murcia..

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100 flights and 6,000 passengers lost at Corvera airport in March
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The late Easter may be a contributing factor but figures rose elsewhere in Spain Following the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on 15th January, when existing flights were transferred from the..

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Fright for Corvera-Stansted passengers with emergency landing at Alicante
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The plane on Friday evening is reported to have been damaged when hitting a bird Passengers on board the FR8027 Ryanair flight from the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera to London-Stansted on Friday evening were..

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20 flights at Corvera airport on Saturday as summer schedules start
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The busiest day so far at the Region of Murcia International Airport Two and a half months after the first flights landed at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera there will be a drastic surge in activity on Saturday..

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Murcia government optimistic over Corvera-Madrid flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Spanish capital would be only 45 minutes away by air Patricio Valverde, the minister for Development and Infrastructures in the regional government, expressed continuing optimism on Tuesday regarding the possibility of regular..

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Bottled water to cost only 1 euro at Corvera airport shops
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena are introducing price limits and drinking fountains in airports throughout Spain One of the constant complaints of those travelling by air to and from the Region of Murcia has been the exorbitant cost of purchasing food..

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Oslo flights at Corvera could be jeopardized by 737 MAX grounding
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Norwegian had planned to use one of the aircraft at Corvera prior to the tragedy in Ethiopia The doubts over the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX aeroplane which have led to its use being suspended by the European Aviation Safety..

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Jet2 training flights at Corvera airport in preparation for summer services
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Flights to and from Leeds-Bradford and Manchester begin in late March and early April Jet2.com is not bringing its passenger flights into operation at the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera until the end of..

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Passenger numbers up at Corvera airport last month compared to last February at San Javier
ARCHIVED ARTICLE More flights and more passengers at Corvera than in February 2018 at San Javier Following the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on 15th January, when existing flights were transferred from the airport..

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Corvera-Mallorca flights begin on 1st June
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Ryanair are operating three services a week until the end of September Further details have been confirmed concerning the summer flights which are to be operated by Ryanair between the new Region of Murcia International Airport..

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Documents recovered relating to the autogyro, after whose inventor Corvera airport is to be named
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aviation pioneer Juan de la Cierva patented a forerunner of the helicopter in 1923 Interest in the achievements of aviation pioneer Juan de la Cierva is currently at its highest level for many years, due in large part to the..

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Murcia government pushing for Madrid and Barcelona flights at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia president argues that the lack of high-speed rail travel makes flights a necessity As efforts continue to establish new passenger flight routes at the Region of Murcia International Airport, which opened on 15th January..

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More routes planned between Corvera airport and France and northern Spain
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Volotea are already operating flights to and from Asturias this summer One of the questions faced by Fernando López Miras, the president of the Murcia government, in the regional parliament on Thursday concerned the possible..

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Disastrous scenes at Corvera airport in emergency simulation
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 2 dead and 53 injured in the scenario enacted at the airport on Wednesday There were scenes of disaster at the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on Wednesday, as dozens of injured passengers were treated by emergency..

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Chamber music concerts in the terminal building at Corvera airport!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Young musicians will air their talents in a series of mini-concerts at the new Murcia airport An initiative was presented on Wednesday by which musicians belonging to the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM) and the regional..

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Corvera airport name change approved by Congress committee
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The civil aviation authority is expected to ratify the use of the name Juan de la Cierva It has taken longer than was originally anticipated, but on Wednesday a national Congress committee gave its backing to a proposal to name..

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Emergency simulation on Wednesday at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE No cause for alarm as numerous emergency service vehicles will be taking part Passengers flying into or out of the Region of Murcia International Airport on Wednesday 20th February should not be alarmed if they see an unusually..

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Mallorca added to summer flight schedule at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 5,500 flights on 22 routes at the Region of Murcia International Airport this summer It is reported in regional newspaper La Verdad that the flight schedule at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, to which traffic..

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Bus service to link Corvera airport with Mazarrón, Lorca and Águilas
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The route will come into operation for the summer and may include a stop in Camposol A month after the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera it has been confirmed that a coach service will operate during..

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Corvera airport featured on ONCE lottery tickets
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 5.5 million tickets will be offered for sale all over Spain for the draw next Monday The Region of Murcia International Airport is to be featured on the ONCE lottery tickets sold for the draw on Monday 18th February, with the..

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Murcia airport passenger numbers down by 8 per cent as flights switch from San Javier to Corvera
ARCHIVED ARTICLE More flights but fewer passengers at Corvera than in January 2018 at San Javier Following the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on 15th January, when existing flights were transferred from the airport..

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Corvera airport-La Manga bus route to begin before Easter
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia government hopes to increase the list of destinations at Corvera to over 20 by the summer Patricio Valverde, the minister for Development in the regional government of Murcia, confirmed on Tuesday that efforts are..

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Murcia Town Hall demands the naming of Corvera airport after Juan de la Cierva
ARCHIVED ARTICLE An alleged connection with Franco is thought to be the cause of the delay The issue of the name of the new airport in Corvera continues to cause controversy, with the Town Hall of Murcia and the regional government frustrated..

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Former concessionary registers 500-million-euro Corvera Airport compensation claim
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aeromur and the Murcia government continue their legal battles 6 years after the contract rescission The new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera is up and running at last, after a series of setbacks, changes of..

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Iberia to study Madrid flight viability at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Efforts continue to attract airlines to the Region of Murcia International Airport The first three days of the annual Fitur tourism fair in Madrid are reserved for meetings and those involved in the sector at a professional level..

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Bus route planned from Mazarrón to Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE It is reported that there will be stops in Camposol and Condado de Alhama There has been some concern voiced over public transport services to and from the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, where the first flights..

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Mayor of San Javier laments the closure of the airport last week
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Exceptional measures are needed, according to José Miguel Luengo, to compensate for the loss of the aiport A week after the closure to civilian flights of the airport of Murcia-San Javier the Mayor of the municipality on the..

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Murcia government could sue former Corvera airport management for 500 million euros
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The amount is based on estimated loss of economic activity due to the delayed opening of the airport With the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera now having been open for almost a week it could be tempting to assume..

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Corvera airport land expropriations being paid a decade later
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia government must pay 22 million euros for the 3 million square metres expropriated Over a decade after land was expropriated from private owners in the municipalities of Murcia and Fuente Álamo in order for the Region..

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Alleged connection with Franco could explain reluctance to name Corvera airport after Juan de la Cierva
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The aviation pioneer had a very loose connection with the start of the Civil War just before he died With the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera now up and running following the arrival of the first flights on..

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After the first arrivals and take-offs the task now is to make Corvera airport a success
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia government is pushing for services linking Corvera with Madrid and Barcelona Following the hype over the long-awaited opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport on Tuesday, when passengers on sixteen flights..

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Ryanair stresses commitment to making a success of Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE More Costa Cálida-Scotland flights will be considered if demand on the Glasgow route is sufficient David O’Brien, the Chief Commercial Officer of Ryanair, was at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on Tuesday..

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Annie and Peter make history as the first passengers into Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Holdsworths own property on the La Tercia Resort Along with many other passengers who booked Ryanair’s FR1824 service from East Midlands, which touched down at 10.05 on Tuesday 15th April at Corvera International Airport..

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Murciano pilots proud to have been the first to land at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Two men from the Region of Murcia were at the controls as the first flight arrived from East Midlands The first flight to land at Corvera airport on Tuesday morning, Ryanair’s FR1824 service from East Midlands, touched down..

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King Felipe of Spain declares Corvera airport open
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The King arrived on board the royal jet shortly after the first passengers flew in from East Midlands The second aircraft to land at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on Tuesday, the first day of commercial..

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King Felipe VI officially declares Corvera airport open
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The King arrived on board the royal jet shortly after the first passengers flew in from East Midlands The second aircraft to land at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on Tuesday, the first day of commercial..

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Ryanair confirm summer routes at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The first plane to arrive at Corvera was piloted by a native Murciano Coinciding with the arrival of the first flight at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on Tuesday morning, low-cost airline Ryanair have..

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San Javier faces up to life without the airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Tourism-related businesses in Santiago de la Ribera need to maintain a high profile now that the airport is closed Amid the euphoria and optimism surrounding the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport on Tuesday..

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It’s landed!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE First flight touches down 20 minutes early at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera! Photos and report to follow shortly… Follow Murcia Today on Facebook to keep up to date with all the latest news, events..

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Major security operation prior to King of Spain opening Corvera airport on Tuesday
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Final steps before the first flights on Tuesday include modifications to 80 signs on the national road network The central government delegate to the Region of Murcia, Diego Conesa, has released details of the security arrangements..

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First flights land at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Controversy has dogged the Corvera project for the last two decades After 18 years the long-running saga of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera finally came to a successful end on Tuesday morning, when the..

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Murcia-San Javier airport closes to passenger flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The last flight from San Javier took off with Sir Kenny Dalglish on board! Monday evening was a sad one for those who have enjoyed flying into and out of Murcia-San Javier airport over the last 25 years, a period in which international..

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Farewell to Murcia-San Javier airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The last passenger flight leaves San Javier at 20.40 on Monday heading for Manchester The departure on Monday evening of flight RYR4117 from Murcia-San Javier to Manchester, scheduled for 20.40, could be accompanied by unusual..

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More passengers at San Javier airport last year than in any year since 2010
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Almost a million flew between the Costa Cálida and the UK in 2018 as the total rose to 1.27 million The last full month of civilian flights at the airport of Murcia San-Javier saw the 27th consecutive year-on-year increase in..

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New fairground and event venue set to be completed in Corvera by the end of 2019
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The facility is strategically located close to the Region of Murcia International Airport Just four days before the first landings and take-offs at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera the village hosted a meeting..

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Corvera airport finally granted Schengen Area Border authorisation
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The first flights at Corvera can go ahead as planned on 15th January The last administrative procedure needed prior to the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera was completed on Saturday with the announcement..

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Another taxi drivers’ protest in Murcia over the right to work at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Cabbies from outside Murcia demand to be allowed to work in the municipality Another protest was staged in the city of Murcia on Thursday by taxi drivers from the area around the regional capital as they demanded, among other..

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Everything ready at Corvera airport except the name!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The addition of “Juan de la Cierva” has not yet been approved by the civil aviation authority On Wednesday the new Region of Murcia Regional Airport finally received clearance from Spain’s air safety agency for the first..

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Air safety certification received at Corvera airport 6 days before the first flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE One more document is still outstanding but it is reported to be a mere formality Just five days before the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera is scheduled to welcome its first flights authorization has been..

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Airport staff ready to switch from San Javier to Corvera next Tuesday
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 200 road signs will be altered during the night to divert traffic from the Mar Menor to Corvera The new airport is equipped to handle one flight every 4 minutes! When the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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Flight schedule for the first day of operations at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Eight arrivals and eight departures on Tuesday 15th January As the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera approaches, the schedule for the first flights on 15th January mean that the first passengers..

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First passengers at Corvera airport will arrive from East Midlands and Bristol
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 16 flights at the Region of Murcia International Airport on 15th January As the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera approaches, the details of the first flights on 15th January mean that the first..

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King of Spain to open Corvera airport on 15th January
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Felipe VI will declare the Aeropuerto Internacional Región de Murcia Juan de la Cierva open With the new year under way the scheduled date for the first take-offs and landings at the Region of Murcia International Airport in..

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Murcia Town Hall approves 29-euro taxi fare between the city centre and Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Various outlying districts of Murcia are also included in the flat fare area The Town Hall of Murcia has ratified the 29-euro flat fare agreed upon by the municipality’s taxi drivers last month for clients travelling between..

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More car hire and shop rental contracts up for grabs at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE There could be 5 car hire firms at Corvera and a clothes and accessories store is envisaged With the first flights at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera just under four weeks away the management company Aena..

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Air safety certificate still pending at Corvera airport under a month before the first flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena and the Murcia government see no cause for concern as the big day approaches With under a month to go before the first flights are scheduled to land and take off at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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Passenger numbers up again at San Javier airport in its penultimate full month of flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 91 per cent of November passengers were on flights to and from the UK and Ireland During the first month of the last winter flight roster to come into operation at the airport of Murcia San-Javier, and the penultimate complete..

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Security and emergency plans finalized at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The protocols are designed for an 8-kilometre radius around the airport With the first flights at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera scheduled to take off and land in under six weeks more and more details of..

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4 restaurant licences awarded at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Subway and Costa Coffee transfer operations from San Javier to Corvera With the arrival and departure of the first flights at the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera growing ever more imminent, management company..

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Ready for the first flights at Corvera in January: the regional press begins to comment on the schedules for summer 2019
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Four destinations in Norway and one in Asturias are added to those in the UK and Eire A report published in regional newspaper La Verdad on Tuesday appeared to celebrate the fact that by the start of the next summer flight schedule..

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Former Corvera airport management company still losing legal battles six weeks before the first flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aeromur maintain that there were irregularities in the process by which their contract at Corvera was rescinded With only six weeks remaining until the first flights take off and land at the Region of Murcia International Airport..

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773,000 euros for the development of the business park alongside Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 600,000 square metres are ready to welcome commercial and logistical concerns in Corvera The budget at the disposal of the Department of Development and Infrastructures in the regional government of Murcia for 2019 has been cut..

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Murcia government seeking flights to link Corvera airport with Madrid and Barcelona
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The last flights between San Javier and Madrid were operated two years ago With the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on 15th January 2019 just seven weeks away, it is reported in the regional press..

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24 hours of chaos for users as Ryanair cancel flights to Murcia and then reinstate them
ARCHIVED ARTICLE On Monday dozens of readers were told their flights to Murcia had been cancelled 24 hours of confusion were caused by low-cost airline Ryanair on Monday when dozens of passengers were informed via booking systems and the companies..

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Murcia disappears from Ryanair webpage
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Murcia flights seem to have disappeared from the Ryanair webpage after 15th January 2019. Just a few days ago low-cost airline Ryanair confirmed that it would be transferring operations from San Javier airport to the new airport..

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Murcia taxi drivers approve 29-euro fare to and from Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Initially 24 taxis will be on duty at Corvera at all times After much debate in recent months the taxi drivers of Murcia voted on Wednesday in favour of a fixed fare of 29 euros between the regional capital and the new Region..

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Flights to and from Asturias in northern Spain at Corvera airport next summer
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Volotea are to operate a twice-weekly service linking the Costa Cálida with the north of Spain There has been a great deal of interest lately in which of the flights currently operating at Murcia-San Javier will be maintained..

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Four bus services will connect Corvera airport to the remainder of the Murcia region
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 48 services a week will operate when the airport opens on January 15th Prices have been pre-set to offer cost-effective public transport from the new airport. This morning the regional Minister for Development and Infrastructure..

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Passenger numbers still increasing as the last summer flight roster ends at San Javier airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 89 per cent of October passengers were on flights to and from the UK and Ireland During what promises to be the last ever month of summer flight rosters at the airport of Murcia San-Javier, as it prepares to close down to make..

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Ryanair confirm at last that they will be flying to and from Corvera
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The only doubt concerns the date of the switch from San Javier to Corvera! Ryanair has finally joined the list of airlines which have confirmed that they will be operating flights to and from the Region of Murcia International..

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Fine tuning required for final air safety certification at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE No problems are anticipated in meeting safety standards by the opening date of 15th January With the scheduled opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera now under ten weeks away, the latest news regarding..

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Murcia pushes Corvera airport at the World Travel Market in London
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Efforts are being made to stimulate British tourism in the Costa Cálida post-Brexit Given the key role that British visitors play in the international tourism sector of the regional economy of Murcia, accounting for 42.1 per..

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Taxi drivers to vote on flat fare of 29 euros for Murcia-Corvera airport service
ARCHIVED ARTICLE No mention is made of special rates to other parts of the Region of Murcia The latest news regarding taxi services between the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera and the city of Murcia is that the drivers of..

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Favourable environmental report for Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Noise pollution and wildlife conservation measures are approved at Corvera Another significant hurdle was overcome last Tuesday in the progress towards the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport, which is scheduled..

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Murcia taxi drivers to set flat rate for journeys between the city and Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Between 15 and 20 taxis will be available for airport runs at all times when flights begin in January It appears that the taxi drivers of San Javier have definitively lost their battle to be allowed to ply their trade at the..

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Wildlife control and other contracts awarded at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Modifications to car parking facilities will be completed just in time for the first flights in January With the scheduled date for the first commercial flights at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera fast approaching..

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30,000 more seats available on winter flights to and from Murcia this year
ARCHIVED ARTICLE But uncertainty remains concerning next summer after the opening of Corvera airport There continues to be a good deal of uncertainty and speculation regarding the number of flights which will be operating at the new Region of..

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Continuing uncertainty over flight schedules at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Ryanair are still unable to confirm flights at Corvera, Norwegian are selling seats on Corvera-bound services As the 15th January opening date at the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera approaches, the flight..

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Former Corvera airport management company ordered to pay 19.5 million euros in interest
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aeromur failed to pay back a 182.6-million euro loan which was guaranteed by the Murcia government in 2013 As the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport on 15th January 2019 approaches there was yet another setback..

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Over a million passengers this year at San Javier by the end of September
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 87 per cent of September passengers were on flights to and from the UK and Ireland Within three weeks the last season of summer flight rosters will have closed at the airport of Murcia San-javier as it prepares to close down..

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Ryanair confirm no decision has yet been made relating to Corvera airport transfer and flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The official company line remains that it will offer 11 routes next summer at San Javier! As the last summer season of flights into and out of Murcia-San Javier airport nears its conclusion at the end of October, Ryanair are..

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La Torre Golf Resort hotel re-opening illustrates the optimism brought by Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Other hotels are also re-opening as Corvera and other factors create expectations of tourism growth in Murcia The news on Monday that the luxury hotel on La Torre Golf Resort in Torre Pacheco is to be taken over and re-opened..

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BA abandon plans for Murcia-Heathrow flights next summer
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena report that services at San Javier airport proved less profitable than expected It has now been confirmed by Aena that British Airways is not planning to resume its twice weekly flights between London Heathrow and the Region..

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Former Corvera airport management company loses another court battle
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aeromur ordered to pay legal costs after another failed appeal in the courts of Murcia With the scheduled opening date for the new Region of Murcia International Airport now only just over 3 months away the consortium which was..

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More services and shop rental contracts awarded at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Security and cleaning contracts will begin at San Javier and then switch to Corvera in January The subsidiary of Aena which was created earlier this year to open and manage the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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Former Aena boss recommends government incentives for airlines at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Jaime García-Legaz is confident that the new Region of Murcia will prove a success Jaime García-Legaz, the former head of Spain’s semi-State-owned airport management company Aena, stated on Tuesday that he believes that the..

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Corvera taxi dispute: San Javier Mayor demands “extraordinary solution for extraordinary situation”
ARCHIVED ARTICLE José Miguel Luengo requests flexibility regarding airport taxi licences at Corvera airport As expected, the news last Friday that taxi drivers who are licensed in the municipality of Murcia will be granted exclusive rights to..

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9 out of 24 ancillary services companies certain to move from San Javier to Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Various administrative hurdles are still to be overcome before the first flights at Corvera in January It is reported in an article published in regional newspaper La Verdad over the weekend that 9 of the 24 companies providing..

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Murcia taxi drivers win government backing at Corvera
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Pick-ups by drivers from outside Murcia will be allowed at Corvera airport only by prior arrangement Following the news this week that the taxi drivers of Murcia are so insistent on being granted exclusive rights to operate at..

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Cieza Mayor enters the fray in the Corvera airport taxi dispute
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Pascual Lucas argues that taxi drivers from all over the Region of Murcia should be allowed to work at Corvera Following the news this week that the taxi drivers of Murcia are so insistent on being granted exclusive rights to..

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Jet2 advertise summer 2019 flights into and out of Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The airline offers no winter service at San Javier or Corvera and is cutting back services in the Costa Cálida next year With under four months to go until the date on which Murcia-San Javier airport is scheduled to close to..

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Murcia drivers declare “taxi war” at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Cabbies in the regional capital demand exclusivity at the Region of Murcia International Airport Throughout the long process of opening the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, which is due to be completed on..

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Corvera airport opening date not in question as Murcia and Spanish government leaders meet
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The two men differ in opinion on many issues including water supply and the high-speed rail network Fernando López Miras, the president of the regional government in Murcia, travelled to Madrid on Tuesday for a formal meeting..

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More service contracts awarded at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The appointment of the non-executive president of the Corvera management company is confirmed Meeting for the first time inside the airport itself, the management board of the Aena subsidiary created to supervise the Region of..

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Green light for the first flights at Corvera airport on 15th January 2019
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Minister for Development confirms the opening date for the Region of Murcia International Airport In some ways Thursday’s visit to Murcia of the national Minister for Development, José Luis Ábalos, was an occasion on..

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Passenger numbers up at San Javier airport for the 23rd month in a row
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 88 per cent of July passengers were on flights to and from the UK and Ireland As preparations advance for opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera next January, when Murcia-San Javier airport will..

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Aena reportedly counting on Ryanair transfer to Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia government hopes that politics won´t get in the way of  the opening of Corvera airport Earlier this year a vote of no confidence in PP leader Mariano Rajoy forced a change in national government, the result being..

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President of Corvera airport nominated by national government
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Diego Peñarrubia is expected to occupy the honorary post when the airport opens in January 2019 With the scheduled opening date for the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera just over four months away the Ministry..

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Former Corvera airport management company suffers another setback in the courts
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aeromur are denied the right to receive a copy of the airport inventory compiled prior to the awarding of a second management contract While preparations advance for the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport..

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Cleaning and security contracts put out to tender at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The terms of the new contracts will apply first to San Javier and then to Corvera On 9th August, 159 days away from the scheduled opening date at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on 15th January 2019, the..

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Spanish government authorizes closure of San Javier airport on 14th January
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Another step forward towards the opening of Corvera airport Another small but crucial step towards the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport was taken at the end of last week, when the transfer of civil aviation..

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Developments at Corvera airport: local business plan presented and Level 2 civil aviation status granted
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Up to 1,000 jobs will be generated by businesses relocating in and around the terminal building The opening of Corvera airport, which is scheduled for 15th January 2019, will bring employment to at least 800 people in the Region..

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Meteorological services and falconry patrol contracts awarded at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Service contracts worth 2.6 million euros have been awarded at the new Murcia Barely a week has gone by lately without some tangible progress being made towards the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in..

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Aena looks to cash in at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Commercial premises for rent as the company hopes to match the profitability of San Javier As Aena prepares to open the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera next 15th January the process by which the company hopes..

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Airport management company Aena name new boss
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Maurici Lucena will oversee the opening of the new Murcia airport in Corvera Aena, the company which manages all but one of the airports currently operating passenger services in Spain, has confirmed that it is appointing a new..

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Aggressive passenger tariffs to attract air traffic to Corvera: 39 per cent lower than Alicante 
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Travellers could benefit from lower seat prices on flights to and from Corvera There is still scepticism in some quarters regarding the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, but with precisely six months and..

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San Javier airport had its busiest June for 7 years last month
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Passenger numbers at San Javier up for the 21st month in a row Passenger numbers at Murcia-San Javier airport, which is on schedule to close down in January 2019 to make way for the new facility at Corvera, showed a year-on-year..

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Aena opens bidding for supply and service contracts at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Commerical premises will be rented at the same rates as at Murcia-San Javier Aena, the management company working towards the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, is now ready to put out to tender..

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Passenger numbers at San Javier airport up for the 20th month in a row
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Last month was the busiest May at San Javier for eight years! Passenger numbers at Murcia-San Javier airport, which is on schedule to close down in January 2019 to make way for the new facility at Corvera, rose during May for..

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Calibration flights completed at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 27 hours of flight inspections were aided by drones at the Region of Murcia International Airport Airport management company Aena issued a press release on Monday confirming that calibration flights have been carried out at the..

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First flights at Corvera airport on 15th January, says Aena president
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Everything is on course to complete preparations at Corvera in December Specific dates for the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera have been given before, but the one which was supplied on Thursday..

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Change of government unlikely to affect the opening of Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Doubts over the AVE high-speed rail network but apparently no such worries at Corvera As the abrupt change in the Spanish government last Friday begins to sink in there is certain degree of uncertainty in the Region of Murcia..

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Easyjet confirms flights at Corvera airport next January
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Aena president prepares to be replaced after meeting the Easyjet boss in Luton Murciano Jaime García-Legaz is preparing to be relieved of duties as president of the airport management company Aena, but confirmed over the..

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San Javier airport prepares for its final summer season of Czech Republic flights
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 25 routes operating this summer between San Javier and seven European countries As the last summer season for passenger flights at Murcia-San Javier gradually moves towards top gear there are 25 different routes being offered..

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New Spanish PM takes office amid uncertainty over public investment in infrastructures
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Pedro Sánchez will form a minority government and airport, rail and motorway projects could be jeopardy Following the tumultuous events in the Spanish parliament last week Pedro Sánchez duly took office as the new President..

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Filming of Terminator 6 in Corvera: preparations begin on Monday
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Access roads to Corvera airport will be transformed into Mexican highways Permission has been given by the regional government of Murcia for scenes of the sixth Terminator film, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, to be shot in and..

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Another potential problem at Corvera airport removed by the Spanish courts
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aeromur lose an appeal against the decision to withdraw their airport management certification Following the news last week that the Supreme Court of Spain has once again vindicated the decision made by the regional government..

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Murcia government vindicated in rescinding the Corvera airport management contract in 2013
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Supreme Court of Spain rules against an appeal lodged by the former management consortium It has taken a long time, but the decision made in 2013 by the regional government of Murcia to rescind the management contract at..

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Norwegian mimic the “Corvera-Manchester United” flights and offer services to Real Murcia!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The jokey tweet follows a slip of the tongue last week by the president of the Murcia government Last week Fernando López Miras, the president of the regional government in Murcia, suffered an unfortunate slip of the tongue..

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Murcia president announces Corvera - Manchester United flights!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE City fans should not be offended – he rectified the error shortly afterwards Fernando López Miras, the president of the regional government in Murcia, celebrated a year in office on Thursday, and to mark the occasion was interviewed..

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Air traffic control contract awarded at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Almost 8 million euros for the 8-year contract at Corvera Gradually the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle at Corvera airport continue to fall into place, and with Jet2 already selling seats to fly into and out of the Region of Murcia..

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It’s official: Jet2.com announces take off at Corvera Airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Press release from Jet2, Friday 26th April. From March 2019, our flights to the Murcia region will operate to Corvera Airport, with operations to San Javier Airport ceasing from November 2018 due to the airport closing. The..

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Corvera airport appears on Jet2 website as a destination
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Corvera is shown as a destination from March 2019 onwards Although no official announcement has yet been made, a new name has appeared on the destinations list for Jet2 Holidays for summer 2019: Corvera, Region of Murcia...

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Former Corvera airport management company claims 518 million euros compensation
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Sacyr and Aeromur seek to claim back construction costs and lost revenue at Corvera There is a sense of anticipation in the Region of Murcia at present over the long-awaited opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport..

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Corvera airport land expropriations to be paid in 2019
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 22 million euros plus interest are owed to former Corvera landowners, say the PSOE 2019 promises to be a landmark year for the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, with all the signs pointing to the facility..

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More flights this summer at San Javier airport as detailed checks continue at Corvera
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Summer connections with the Costa Cálida resume for travellers to and from Frankfurt and Brussels As the airport of Murcia-San Javier begins what is likely to be its last summer civilian flight schedule before the facility closes..

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Four airlines already negotiating with Aena over flights at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The opening date at Corvera is now pencilled in for January 2019 Jaime García-Legaz, the president of Aena, was in his home city of Murcia last Friday to meet members of the regional business association Croem, and revealed..

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Cartagena taxi drivers want a piece of the Corvera airport pie!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Cabbies from Cartagena throw their hat into the ring in the fight for licences at Corvera With the opening of the new airport in Corvera potentially only 9 months away there has already been a good deal of argument among taxi..

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Terminator in the terminal at Corvera airport?
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Rumours abound that scenes for Terminator 6 may be shot at the new airport in Corvera There may not be any aircraft flying in and out of Corvera airport as yet – although the signs are that there could be by the end of 2018..

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5-star hotel to re-open in Hacienda del Álamo just 7 km from Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 120 jobs will be created by the “Corvera” effect in Fuente Álamo before the airport even opens! Following the announcement that the new airport in Corvera is on course to open at the end of 2018 there has been scepticism..

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Control tower contract at Corvera airport ready to be put out to tender
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena reiterate their intention to open the airport in Corvera as soon as possible Just ten days after the contract was signed by which Aena took control of the as yet unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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Patience is the watchword for those awaiting flight schedules at Corvera
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The aim is to treble existing San Javier passenger numbers over a quarter of a century, not on day one! With the new management contract at the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera now signed and Aena taking..

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Corvera airport ready for December take-off as Aena signs official contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The president of Aena said that the airport would be ready to open before the end of the year On Saturday morning the president of AENA, Jaime García-Legaz and the president of the Region of Murcia, Fernando López Miras, signed..

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Corvera International Airport technicians dismiss social media rumours
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Region of Murcia International Airport will be ready to begin operations in December 2018 On Saturday 24th February Aena president Jaime García-Legaz and the president of the Region of Murcia, Fernando López Miras, signed..

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Murcia demands exclusivity rights for its taxi drivers at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Town Hall offers support to Murcia cabbies while those in San Javier stand to lose their patch The new management contract awarded to Aena at the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera has not even been..

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Murcia president says Corvera airport will open this year
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The new management contract at Corvera airport will finally be signed on Saturday It is now two months since the new management contract at the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera was awarded to Aena, but..

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The long shadow of Alicante-Elche looms large over Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Fears over the viability of Corvera as the Spanish government continues to invest in growth at the airport in El Altet Mariano Rajoy, the president of the Spanish government, announced on Thursday that investment is to be made..

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Another box ticked on the path towards the opening of Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The new management company is officially inscribed on the Mercantile Register Another tiny step forward towards the opening of the new international airport in Corvera was taken on Wednesday, when Aena received official confirmation..

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Taxi war already brewing at Corvera airport!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Murcia and San Javier taxi drivers are anxious to claim a lucrative patch The new management contract at the unopened airport in Corvera, which has been awarded to Aena, has not yet even been signed, and the first flights there..

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Government anticipates twice the number of hotel beds in Murcia after Corvera airport opens
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The number of hotel beds in the Costa Cálida may double to 40,000 by 2023 With the long-delayed opening of the new airport in Corvera inching closer to becoming a reality and progress being made towards the arrival of the first..

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Aena officially constitutes Corvera airport management subsidiary
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The fully owned subsidiary will take on the 25-year contract at Corvera Following the awarding of the new management contract at the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera to Aena in December, this Thursday the..

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Local Mayor faces the hard reality of the San Javier-Corvera airport transfer
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Taxi drivers in San Javier are among ​ those most vulnerable to the loss of income José Miguel Luengo, the Mayor of San Javier, has been warning for a few years of the negative impact that the closure of the airport on the..

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Volotea hoping to operate flights at Corvera airport in early 2019
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Connections with northern Spain and France a possibility at Corvera It is still not certain when the long-awaited opening ceremony and the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera will take place, but in an interview..

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Uncertainty over freight traffic prospects at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena views cargo flights at Corvera as unlikely, but the Murcia government is keen While the majority of the speculation regarding the new Region of Murcia international airport in Corvera concerns the date when the first commercial..

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Aena president optimistic that Corvera airport could open this year
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Jaime García-Legaz insists that Corvera will compete with Alicante-Elche and offer more flights than San Javier The announcement in December that the new management contract at the unopened airport in Corvera has been awarded to..

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Spanish PM in Murcia next week to support Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Mariano Rajoy is expected to mention the high-speed rail network and the drought when in Murcia Following the news that the regional government of Murcia has accepted the bid tabled by Aena for the new management contract at..

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Mixed reactions to Corvera airport contract award
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Optimism from the Murcia government but sadness and concern over closure of San Javier The news on Wednesday that the regional government of Murcia has awarded the management contract at the unopened airport of Corvera to Aena..

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Corvera airport management contract awarded to Aena
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The new airport of the Region of Murcia could theoretically be open before the end of 2018 This Wednesday the regional government gave its approval to the awarding of the new management contract at the unopened airport in Corvera..

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University study concludes that Murcia tourism needs Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Researchers highlight the tourism boom in neighbouring Alicante since the investment into Alicante-Elche airport As the latest news concerning the unopened airport in Corvera seems to suggest that a decision to award the new management..

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First news of the financial terms of the Aena bid for Corvera airport appears positive
ARCHIVED ARTICLE An end to the long-running saga of Corvera airport could be in sight at last The evaluation of the financial side of Aena’s bid for the new management of Corvera airport appears to have got off to a positive start on Thursday..

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Corvera airport one step closer to opening
ARCHIVED ARTICLE If the new contract is quickly awarded to Aena Corvera could open in 2018! It is now a month since it emerged that Aena was the only remaining bidder the new management at the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in..

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Already more passengers at San Javier airport this year than in the whole of 2016
ARCHIVED ARTICLE British and Irish flights accounted for over 90 per cent of passengers in October The number of passengers passing through the terminal building at Murcia-San Javier airport showed a year-on-year increase for the 13th successive..

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Aena guarantees job security for San Javier staff if flights are diverted to Corvera
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The process of evaluating the Aena bid to manage Corvera is under way As the regional government’s contracts committee undertakes the task of evaluation Aena’s bid to manage the as yet unopened airport in Corvera, it has been..

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Winter flights to Brussels and Leeds-Bradford inaugurated at San Javier airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Twelve routes in operation this winter between San Javier and the UK, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands While speculation is rife over the future of civilian air traffic at Murcia-San Javier airport, with the possibility that..

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Winter air traffic increasing at San Javier airport as Corvera prepares to take over
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Passenger numbers at San Javier are up by 9 per cent this year but flights could soon be diverted to Corvera After eight consecutive years of decreasing passenger numbers at Murcia-San Javier airport, which saw the annual total..

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Corvera and San Javier airports: what happens next?
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Minister reiterates that Corvera is viable and that closing San Javier “makes sense” The news that the only remaining bid for the management contract at the unopened airport of Corvera is the one presented by Aena has led to..

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Aena is only remaining bidder for Corvera airport contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The new airport management contract at Corvera could be awarded by this Friday Seven and a half months after the regional government in Murcia announced that it was ready to begin the process by which the new management contract..

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Aena submits its detailed bid to manage Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Corvera contract award is not expected until next year: no planes until late 2018 at the earliest Monday marks the last day on which the two remaining bidders for the new management contract at the unopened Region of Murcia International..

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Spanish government confirms Aena interest in Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena will submit details of the management contract bid by the deadline at the end of October While news is awaited regarding the awarding of the new management contract at the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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Murcia president welcomes appointment of Murciano Aena boss
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena will be in a position to influence Corvera and San Javier airports Jaime García-Legaz, a 49-year-old native of Murcia, will almost certainly be appointed the new president of airport management company Aena during the course..

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Corvera airport contract bidders inspect the facilities
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Final bids to run Corvera airport for 25 years must be submitted by 30th October As the two remaining bidders for the new management contract at the unopened international airport in Corvera prepare the technical and financial..

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Corvera airport will be managed by Aena or Edeis
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Corporación América out of the reckoning at Corvera having failed to rectify bid shortcomings And then there were two… It was announced by the regional government of Murcia on Wednesday morning that of the three candidates..

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Corvera airport management contract tender process back on track
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The path is now clear for the airport in Corvera to open in 2018 Following a delay of a couple of months while the courts deliberated over objections which had been raised concerning the conditions specified in the tender process..

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Corvera airport ready to receive its official name!
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Juan de la Cierva Codorniu may be harder to pronounce than Corvera… The regional government of Murcia is due to confirm this Tuesday that the new international airport in Corvera is to be officially named after the engineer and..

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Corvera business park plans unveiled
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Parque de Sureste is located just three kilometres from Corvera airport Plans were unveiled on Wednesday for the Parque del Sureste, a large “logistics park” which is to be located next to the A-30 Murcia-Cartagena motorway..

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Tribunal rules in favour of Corvera airport contract bidding process
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Minister confident the airport at Corvera will open in 2018 The contractual law tribunal dependent on the Ministry of Hacienda has rejected two appeals lodged against the conditions outlined in the bidding process for the new management..

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Corvera airport was unviable in 2012 according to High Court expert
ARCHIVED ARTICLE An injection of 41 million euros was needed 5 years ago to make Corvera viable The High Court of Justice in Murcia has heard evidence from a specially appointed expert to the effect that the project to build and open the new Region..

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Corvera airport investigation committee gets off to a stuttering start
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Mayor of Yecla calls his appearance before the Corvera committee a waste of time 19 months after the regional parliamentary committee to investigate the management of the Corvera airport project over the last decade was formed..

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Murcia parliament to debate Corvera airport name proposal
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The name of Juan de la Cierva Codorniú could prove harder to pronounce than Corvera! While news is anxiously awaited regarding the possible opening date for the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, the facility..

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Corvera airport latest: courts rule in favour of the Murcia government again
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia courts refuse to halt the bidding process for the management contract at Corvera A further blow was struck in favour of the regional government of Murcia on Wednesday when the regional courts ruled that the objections..

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Proposals for public bus service linking Corvera airport with Costa Calida golf resorts
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The service would provide transport between various resorts and Corvera airport The Transport, Coast and Ports department of the regional government of Murcia is studying proposals to create a regular bus service which will provide..

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Murcia government stands firm over Corvera airport management contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Opposition groups want the contract at Corvera to be offered directly to Aena The tender process by which the new management contract at the as yet unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera is to be awarded..

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Three bidders for Corvera airport management contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena will compete with Corporacion America and Edeis for the Corvera contract The first phase of the process by which the regional government will award the new management contract at the unopened Region of Murcia International..

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Aena reported to be preparing Corvera airport bid
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Decisions on the future of San Javier airport will depend on developments at Corvera Just a couple of days after lodging an objection over the terms of the management contract at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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Further delay in Corvera airport opening
ARCHIVED ARTICLE A complaint by Aena has resulted in a provisional suspension of the bidding process This week the project to open Corvera airport has once again run into delaying tactics, as Aena, which operates the majority of airports within..

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Corvera airport website re-launched
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Corvera site contains information directed at potential management contract bidders The new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera may not be functional as yet, but a small step forward has at least been made with..

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Aena prepares bid for Corvera airport management contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Aena bid will not specify the immediate closure of the airport in San Javier The bidding process for the new management contract at the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera is now open, and over the weekend..

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Corvera airport contract bidding begins
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia government anticipates revenue of 495 million euros over 25 years The long-awaited process by which the new management contract at the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera will be awarded finally..

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Corvera management contract bidding will last at least 100 days
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Corvera contract conditions are ready for official publication Last week there was at last some progress made towards the eventual opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, with the announcement..

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Flight availability at San Javier airport up by 5.7 per cent this summer
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Over a million seats available on flights to and from Murcia-San Javier During the winter season which ends this coming weekend the airport of Murcia-San Javier has recorded a spectacular increase in passenger numbers, with the..

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Murcia government optimistic over Corvera tender process
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 800,000 more tourists expected in Murcia in the four years after Corvera opens After months of deadlock it has been decided this week by the regional government of Murcia that the new management contract at the unopened Region..

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Murcia government finally ready to put Corvera airport contract out to tender
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Bidders will not know whether San Javier is to remain open As had been announced a few days beforehand, on Wednesday the regional government of Murcia backed the putting out to tender of the new management contract at the unopened..

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Aena refuses to be rushed into San Javier airport closure
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Bidders for the Corvera management contract may not know if San Javier will remain open After months of apparent stalemate in the attempts to move towards the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera..

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Corvera airport management contract to be put out to tender this week
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Murcia government puts pressure on Aena to accept San Javier closure terms Progress in recent months towards the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera has been slowed down by the inability of the..

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Political battle over San Javier airport closure continues
ARCHIVED ARTICLE San Javier airport salvation proposal presented to Spanish parliament The differences of opinion over air travel and airports in the Region of Murcia have occupied a large proportion of the regional press in recent years, and..

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San Javier airport wins service quality award for the second time
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The second win in three years for Murcia-San Javier airport  For the second time in three years the airport at San Javier has been named by Airports Council International as the best in Europe among those with fewer than 2..

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Hundreds protest against San Javier airport closure
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Airport workers and users demand the continuation of flights at San Javier Hundreds of people gathered outside the terminal building of San Javier airport on Friday evening to protest against plans to close the facility to civilian..

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San Javier airport closure plans delayed by Aena compensation demand
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena insist on 35 million euros in return for closing the profit-making airport at San Javier Following the claim made by the regional government of Murcia earlier this week that an agreement had at last been reached with Aena..

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Murcia government reports San Javier airport closure deal
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Murcia press sceptical over the reported progress towards opening Corvera airport After months of uncertainty the regional government of Murcia confirmed on Wednesday that an agreement had been reached with Aena to close the..

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Fake Corvera airport landing attracts thousands on Facebook
ARCHIVED ARTICLE But still no date for the first “real” flights at Corvera! The degree of interest in the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera was illustrated on Monday by the publication on Facebook of a fake video, in..

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Expats welcome at San Javier airport demonstration on 24th February
ARCHIVED ARTICLE English speakers are invited to the meeting at the San Javier terminal  The platform group which is campaigning to save civilian flights at the airport of San Javier on the coast of the Mar Menor has announced that its next..

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Murcia president answers Corvera airport contract doubters
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Corvera contract will be awarded to the best bidder according to Pedro Antonio Sanchez Last week the Murcia business association Croem warned of the possible dangers involved if the new management contract at the unopened airport..

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San Javier airport workers fight to save their jobs
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Cartagena councilor supports a demonstration at San Javier airport on Friday While the process of putting the new management contract at the unopened airport in Corvera out to tender continues to drag on, with no progress having..

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Murcia business federation opposes Aena management for Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The fear is that Corvera could become a satellite of Alicante-Elche airport The Corvera airport news front has been quiet for the last couple of months – too quiet, some might say – but the project was back in the spotlight..

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San Javier airport workers take their grievances over possible redundancy to Congress
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The employees at San Javier maintain that the new airport in Corvera is unviable Employees at San Javier airport currently live in constant fear of losing their jobs, a threat which was underlined this week when Pedro Antonio S..

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San Javier airport halts drastic slide in passenger numbers
ARCHIVED ARTICLE A slight increase in 2016 was the first at San Javier for nine years Due to a recovery in the number of winter flights at Murcia-San Javier airport the number of passengers passing through the terminal in 2016 reached 1,096,980..

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Murcia woos support from the Spanish government in plans to open Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Pedro Antonio Sanchez advocates increased military use of the airport in San Javier Pedro Antonio Sánchez, the president of the regional government of Murcia, requested the support of the national Ministry of Defence on Tuesday..

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San Javier airport loses Madrid flights service
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The regional government refuses to subsidise the Air Nostrum route and is instead focusing on opening more international routes In spite of the improved flights schedule for San Javier airport this winter, which has seen more..

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November traffic up by 76 per cent at San Javier airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Last month saw the highest November passenger figures for 7 years at San Javier The increased number of winter flights at the airport of San Javier on the shore of the Mar Menor resulted in a sharp rise in November passenger..

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Murcia president promoting Corvera airport to Volotea airline
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Volotea could transfer flights from Alicante-Elche to Corvera in future Little tangible or visible progress appears to have been made this year towards the eventual opening to commercial traffic of the new Region of Murcia..

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Murcia government to sue Aeromur for damages over Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia president vows to call to account those who harm the interests of the Region  Pedro Antonio Sánchez, the president of the regional government of Murcia, announced on Thursday that a claim is to be made in the courts..

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Valencia govt examines public transport links from Alicante airport into Murcia Region
ARCHIVED ARTICLE A motion has been passed requesting direct bus services be established from Alicante airport into key areas of Murcia The regional parliament of the neighbouring Region of Valencia, which comprises the provinces of Alicante, Valencia..

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Corvera airport maintenance contract put out to tender
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Interested parties have until 9th November to present their offers Although readers would undoubtedly prefer to read that the contract to operate the new International Airport in the pedanía of Corvera in the Murcia municipality..

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Former Corvera management has until 5th November to pay back 182 million euros
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The government of Murcia acted as guarantor on a bank loan to Aeromur in 2010 Still there is little news regarding the putting out to tender of the new management contract at the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport..

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No new news about the opening of Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The region’s most important businesses believe it will not be possible to open before 2018 according to an interview published on Friday. Regular readers are always interested to know if there have been any developments in the..

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Former concessionaires at Corvera airport have their final appeal rejected
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The new management contract at Corvera is still not out to tender News regarding the completed but unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera has been thin on the ground of late, but this week another minor step..

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Corvera airport security and vigilance contract awarded
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The contract is awarded at a cost to the Murcia government of 171,000 euros It has been confirmed in the official bulletin of the Region of Murcia that the contract for security and vigilance at the unopened Region of Murcia International..

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Murcia business leaders anticipate another short delay at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The new Corvera management contract may not be put out to tender before summer Pedro Rivera, the new minister for Infrastructures and Development in the regional government of Murcia, met leaders of the business community on Tuesday..

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New regional minister visits Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Pedro Rivera anticipates that Corvera will boost the regional economy Pedro Rivera, the new minister for Development and Infrastructures in the Murcia government, visited the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport on Thursday..

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New minister refuses to be drawn on Corvera airport date
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Pedro Rivera now oversees the progress towards opening the new Murcia airport Pedro Rivera, the new minister for Development and Infrastructure in the regional government of Murcia, has been officially sworn into his post and has..

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Minister in charge of Corvera airport leaves Murcia government
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Francisco Bernabé is named as a PP candidate in the general election on 26th June The PP government of the Region of Murcia will undertake a forced ministerial reshuffle over the next few weeks, following the news on Tuesday that..

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Murcia government wins Corvera airport court battle
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia High Court rules that Aeromur must pay back 182 million euros In the battle over who is responsible for paying the 182-million-euro bank guarantee which was executed in relation to the unopened Region of Murcia International..

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Corvera airport welcomes potential bidders for new management contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Canadian and British bidders join Acciona in visiting the airport in Corvera Following Tuesday’s visit to the unopened airport in Corvera by the Murcia parliamentary committee which is investigating the way in which the project..

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Government committee inspects the facilities at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Corvera airport is in “impeccable condition” awaiting a new management contract  The members of the regional government committee which is investigating the management of the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport..

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Minister confirms that Aena will bid for Corvera airport contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Ana Pastor visited the Region of Murcia on Tuesday During her visit to the Region of Murcia on Tuesday Ana Pastor, the Minister for Development in the caretaker national government, reiterated the government’s commitment to ensuring..

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San Javier airport to continue carrying passenger flights until Corvera opens
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Spanish air force will be relieved when it can use both runways at San Javier Pedro Morenés, the Minister for Defence in the national caretaker government, recognized on Thursday that the transfer of passenger flights from..

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Potential Corvera airport contract bidders to visit Murcia in May
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The new Corvera management contract could be awarded in September While the regional government of Murcia continues to prepare to put the new management contract for the unopened airport in Corvera out to tender, it was announced..

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San Javier airport welcomes Austrian plane with retro livery
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Nostalgia trips for senior tourists from Austria to the Costa Calida One of the Austrian Airlines planes which is in service this spring on the route to and from San Javier airport on the shore of the Mar Menor is a throwback to..

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Easter boost to San Javier airport passenger numbers
ARCHIVED ARTICLE 78 per cent more people used the Costa Calida airport this March Over the last few years it has become customary to bemoan the falling passenger numbers at Murcia-San Javier airport, where the annual total last year reached only..

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Corvera airport is in optimum condition according to Murcia government
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia government pays maintenance at Corvera pending the new management contract  The premises of the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport are now finally in the hands of the regional government following the repossession..

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Murcia government set to take possession of Corvera airport on Wednesday
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Another small step towards Corvera airport becoming operational The latest delay in the progress towards opening the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera appears to have been a short-lived one, and on Wednesday it..

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Corvera airport keys must be handed to the Murcia government
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The former airport management company is ordered to stop its delaying tactics The high court of Murcia has upheld the request made by the regional government for Aeromur to be obliged to hand over the keys and ownership of the..

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Aeromur fail to hand over the keys of Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Murcia government officials were not allowed into the airport on Wednesday  Yet another spanner was thrown into the works at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on Wednesday, when regional government officials..

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Corvera airport will become the property of the Murcia government
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The High Court rules that the airport in Corvera is a project of general public interest For many observers the progress towards opening the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera is proving painfully slow, but at least..

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Corvera airport passenger number estimates revised downwards
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The new business plan for Corvera adopts a less bullish attitude than the previous one Francisco Bernabé, the minister for Infrastructures and Development in the regional government of Murcia, confirmed last Thursday that the..

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Sacyr could bid for second Corvera airport management contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The company expresses willingness to negotiate with the Murcia government It has already been confirmed by the regional government in Murcia that seven companies have expressed an interest in bidding for the second management contract..

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Corvera airport concessionaire to pay 7 million euros to the regional government
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Murcia government hopes to put a new contract out to bidders soon The courts in Murcia ruled last week that Aeromur, the company whose management contract at the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera was rescinded..

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Corvera airport opening date still undecided
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Care is better than haste for the Murcia regional government As another year begins the ministers in the government of the Region of Murcia have been assessing the various tasks which lie ahead of them, and in the case of Francisco..

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Seven bidders confirmed for Corvera airport management contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The new business plan for Corvera will be ready by the end of 2015 It has now been confirmed by the regional government in a press release that seven companies have indicated that they will submit bids for the management contract..

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Corvera airport attracts seven bidders for management contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena is just one of those interested in the Region of Murcia International Airport After a period of frantic activity during the early autumn, news regarding the unopened Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera has been..

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Corvera airport closed to parliamentary committee
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The regional parliamentary committee cannot enter the terminal at Corvera airport One of the innovations in the parliament of the Region of Murcia since the regional election on 24th May this year has been the setting up of a parliamentary..

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Passenger numbers for Murcia-San Javier airport fall back in October
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Traffic at the Mar Menor airport is 2.4% down on the 2014 figures Fortunately, Alicante remains busy and offers a convenient alternative for those unable to book direct flights into Murcia off-season. October was the last month..

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Parliamentary committee begins investigation into Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The role of the Murcia government in the airport saga is under scrutiny The new regional parliament committee which has been set up to investigate the government’s role in the saga of the new airport in Corvera officially begins..

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Aeromur continue the fight to be reinstated at Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Aena have demanded that the government of Murcia prove ownership of the airport Despite the recent court ruling to the effect that the regional government of Murcia was justified in unilaterally rescinding the Corvera airport management..

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Airport traffic figures for San Javier down in September
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Nationally, Spanish airports enjoyed their best September ever Air traffic figures were released this week for all airports forming part of the Aena Spanish airports network, the whole country recording postive growth of 5% for..

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Corvera airport governmental investigation committee begins work
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Similar investigations are under way into the Puerto Lumbreras auditorium and the Escombreras desalination plant  The third internal investigation committee to be set up by the regional government in Murcia since the regional..

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Corvera airport countdown: Business Plan first on the list
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The Business Plan for the new Murcia airport should be ready by January Following the temporary euphoria which swept through members of the regional government of Murcia last week when the High Court ruled that the decision to..

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Legal decision paves the way for Corvera airport to move towards opening
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Judicial decisions pave the way for the airport at Corvera to open at last One of the biggest impediments to moving forward with the re-adjudication of the Corvera airport contract has been the long-term battle with the former..

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Murcia government vindicated in rescinding Corvera airport contract
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The way is now clearer for the Corvera contract to be put back out to tender The regional government of Murcia has won another small but significant battle on the path to opening the new Region of Murcia International Airport in..

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Regional parliamentary commission to investigate Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The aim is to confirm or deny that the airport project has been mismanaged by the Murcia government A proposal which was put forward by Podemos to set up a special committee to investigate the way in which the Corvera airport project..

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Corvera airport valued at 171 million euros
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The valuation excludes expropriated land which is still the subject of negotiations The airport installations at Corvera have been given a value of 171,654,053 euros by the business contracted to undertake an inventory of the airport..

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Murcia government inches closer to opening Corvera airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Completion of Corvera airport inventory brings airport opening a little closer The new management contract at Corvera could be put out for tender early next year The government of the Region of Murcia continues to make gradual..

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Murcia loses direct flights to Edinburgh
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Flights already booked for next summer have been cancelled Readers in Scotland have been emailing with the news that direct flights between the San Javier airport in Murcia and Edinburgh airport have been cancelled as Jet2..

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San Javier council unite to defend San Javier airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Four political parties all agree to defend local jobs On Thursday evening the municipal pleno of San Javier agreed to pass a motion defending the airport with all parties united in their support: Partido Popular PP, Socialista..

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San Javier Mayor reiterates council support for San Javier airport
ARCHIVED ARTICLE New Mayor José Miguel Luengo met with airport Director Pedro Vicente Gallut for the first time The new Mayor of the San Javier municipality, José Miguel Luengo, held a courtesy institutional meeting with the Director of the San..

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New central government delegate has Corvera airport on his agenda
ARCHIVED ARTICLE Antonio Sánchez-Solís is a former boss of San Javier and Corvera airports Murcia has a new central government delegate to the Region of Murcia in the form of Antonio Sánchez-Solís de Querol, who served under former regional..

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Revised business plan needed for the new airport in Corvera
ARCHIVED ARTICLE The original Corvera plan forecast at least 1.5 million passengers in 2015 Regional newspaper La Opinión has reported that as part of the preparations for the management contract at the Region of Murcia International Airport being..

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