Coronavirus: RYANAIR and easyJet cancel flights to Spain.
Since March 16, 2020, the Spanish authorities have imposed new travel restrictions for foreign passengers. And these will affect flights to / from Spain. These have the role of limiting the spread of COVID-19 virus.
Airlines have reacted promptly and announced the cancellation of flights to / from Spain for different periods of time. Jet2.com immediately canceled flights to Spain. And RYANAIR and easyJet announced the cancellation of flights starting March 16, respectively March 17.
easyJet cancels all flights to Spain
EasyJet announced that it will operate all scheduled flights on March 15 and 16. A decision made in order to allow tourists to travel home.
And from March 17, it will cancel all flights to / from Spain. The restriction is imposed until March 29. It is worth mentioning that all flights to mainland Spain, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands will be canceled.
At the same time, easyJet is committed to operating some special flights for passengers stranded in the Iberian Peninsula. They will be announced on Monday, March 16th. On special flights, seats will be allocated on the system: first come, first served. Passengers affected by canceled flights will be notified via email / SMS and will be informed of the options available.
RYANAIR partially cancels flights to Spain
RYANAIR has announced that it will reduce the number of flights to / from Spain between March 16 and 19. Including Lauda and Buzz Air will reduce the number of flights to / from mainland Spain, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands. Passengers affected by canceled flights will be contacted and informed by email and SMS of the new options available.