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Thursday, August 07, 2014

Airport Strikes to Cause Misery

WITH tourist figures and airport arrivals at record levels, the last thing Tenerife needs is a summer of travel disruption.

But unless a late deal can be agreed, there will be a raft of staff walk-outs at both airports over the next few weeks. And that will cause summer-holiday chaos.

Staff unions are up in arms at the proposed sale of 49% of AENA, the national body in charge of airports and air navigation in Spain.

Airport Strikes to Cause Misery

Unlike so many journalists writing about the resorts, Pamela has not only actually been to Tenerife, she lived on the island for 16 years, for the majority of that time in a rural valley immersed in the local culture in a way that few outsiders have been privileged to do and gaining a wealth of knowledge about the island, its people, their customs, fiestas and celebrations that she is now able to share via this site. Fluent in Spanish, she also translated and reported for the various English-language newspapers.

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