THE proposed airport strikes in
Some industry insiders say it may be too late to save the Easter tourist influx, but have high hopes it might still secure a good summer season.
With continued unrest in the Arab World, the Spanish tourism industry were optimistic for a bumper year, but was short-lived as news of airport strike action broke.
When the strikes were announced, the British and German press immediately picked up on the news, which Ryanair described as ‘selfish’.
Press from two countries, which were expected to send the most tourists to
The Telegraph went further, recommending readers not to choose
Union representatives of staff of Spanish Airports Authority AENA had announced 22 days of strikes to protest over the privatization of some Spanish airports, including the ones at
Public Works Minister Jose Blanco this latest threat of strike action was completely different to the wildcat strikes by air traffic controllers in December.
Last year 52.6 million tourists visited
By Jennifer Leighfield