Aena, the world’s leading airport operator by number of passengers, manages 46 airports and two heliports in Spain, including Madrid, Barcelona, Palma, Canarias... airports. 

Aena has achieved the safe airport accreditation of the Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) for the 46 airports on its network and has obtained the maximum 5-star score for 6 airports on the prestigious Skytrax consultancy’s “Covid-19 Safety Ratings” programme.  In addition Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat and Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández airports have received COVID-19 Airport Excellence Awards from Skytrax. These distinctions demonstrate our commitment to the health measures adopted for employee and passenger safety during the Covid-19 pandemic.

18 airports of the Aena network have COVID-19 diagnostic testing clinics located in the departure area: Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat, Málaga-Costa del Sol, Alicante-Elche, Valencia, Seville, Bilbao , Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca, Tenerife Sur, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, César Manrique-Lanzarote, La Palma Tenerife Norte, Jerez and Santiago-Rosalía de Castro. In Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas, Malaga-Costa del Sol, Seville and Jerez you can book your appointment at In the rest of the airports you can book the appointment at

If you are coming from abroad, you must fill the Health Control Form (FCS) and show the QR code at the Border Health Control. Get to know more

From June 7, all passengers in a country or risk zone (except for children under 12 years of age) must provide one of the following supporting documents with the requirements established by the health authority: be vaccinated against COVID -19, recovered from COVID-19 or a diagnostic test (such as PCR or rapid antigen test), performed 48 hours before the trip, which has been negative. At any time, the passenger may be asked to prove these documents. Consult de policy here. Consult the FAQ of Spain Travel Health.

On 1 July, the EU Digital COVID Certificate came into force. It is a document that allows travel between EU countries with proof that the person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, has recovered from the disease or has a negative test from within the last 48-72 hours as established by the different countries. You can apply for it at the following link.

For flights departing from Spain, we recommend consulting the specific forms and requirements of each Autonomous Community.

Commercial services

  • A partir del 15 de octubre, se permitirá el acceso de acompañantes a las terminales aeroportuarias, si bien su entrada se podrá ver limitada en momentos de gran afluencia para evitar que se produzcan aglomeraciones.
  • If you come to the airport in your car and use an Aena car park, you will be able to park your vehicle without having to leave it with a third-party provider or use public transport such as a minibus or shuttle.
  • There are information signs in the car park showing all the measures in place to ensure safe parking. These include contactless payment, keeping a safe distance and the availability of hand sanitiser at points such as payment machines, manual cashiers and lifts.
  • You will be able to access and exit the car park in a contactless manner because the barrier opens automatically if you have chosen payment by number plate or if you have a prepaid/postpaid reservation
  • We recommend you do not leave your car in spaces adjacent to vehicles already parked.
  • The capacity of the lifts has been reduced and markings have been placed on the floor to ensure a safe distance inside.
  • The distance between the automatic payment machines has been increased and the safety distances have been marked at the manual cashiers and automatic payment machines.
  • As a preventive measure, we recommend card/contactless payment.

Measures in the car parks

These are the measures
  • The capacity of the VIP lounges has been reduced and will be adjusted to comply with regulations..
  • You must wear a facemask while on the premises. You may ask for a pack containing hygiene and protection items at the entrance.
  • Automatic hand sanitiser dispensers have been installed..
  • As a preventive measure, cash payment is not available.Only  card/contactless payment is accepted.
  • The press will be in digital format and you may fill in the satisfaction survey by means of a QR Code.
  • Trays, napkin dispensers and tableware will be handed out on an individual basis.

Download HERE the dossier with all the Covid-19 prevention measures

Measures in Vip lounges

These are the measures
  • Facemasks must be worn and keeping a safe distance (1.5 metres) is mandatory.
  • Separate entrances and exits to prevent passengers from passing each other.
  • Provision of hand sanitiser.

Measures in Vip lounges

These are the measures
  • Using information signs showing the prevention measures in place.
  • Provision of hand sanitiser and cleaning the facilities more often.
  • As a preventive measure, we recommend card/contactless payment.
  • Car wash and cleaning staff will not provide any services inside the vehicle while the customer is in it. Once the cleaning process has been completed, the personal protective equipment and materials used will be safely disposed of in the buckets fitted with lids provided for their storage and subsequent management.
  • If it is confirmed that a customer has been in contact with coronavirus, the vehicle will be isolated for 10 days. After this period, it will be cleaned more thoroughly by a specialist service.

Coronavirus: everything you need to know at your airport

Everything you need to know at your airport

These are the measures

These are the measures

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