Tag Archives: Spanair

AVE Train Madrid-Barcelona

The high-speed AVE train between Madrid and Barcelona opened in 2008 and has been making travel between the two Spanish giant cities fast-and-easy ever since, creating real competition with the airlines. Or has it? Not so long ago, the trip … Continue reading

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Madrid Airplane Crash at Barajas Airport

Yesterday afternoon, 20 August 2008, the Spanair flight JK5022 crashed shortly after an awkward takeoff from the new Terminal 4 of Madrid Barajas Airport. It was carrying 172 people and 19 persons survived, including two small children. It remains to … Continue reading

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