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 https://travelcovidtestcenter.com/es/. In the rest of the airports you can book the appointment at https://eurofins-megalab.com/pruebas-covid-19-en-los-aminos-de-espana/

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.

  • Aena has a free assistance service for passengers with reduced mobility at all the airports in its network. You can ask for this service through your airline, on the Aena website or by calling the Aena information helpline (+34) 91 321 10 00.
  • To make sure that the service can be provided, we recommend that you ask for assistance at least 48 hours before the departure of your flight. Remember that you should always report your needs to your airline to ensure your seat on the plane.
  • Due to the safety measures taken at airports to protect service staff and passengers, assistance may be delayed. Whenever possible, it is advisable to arrive at the airport earlier than indicated in the service conditions.
  • Using a facemask is compulsory at the airport and you must wear one in order to use the service. It will not be compulsory for people where its use is inadvisable on reasonable health grounds.
  • We recommend you frequently use the hand sanitiser available throughout the airport.
  • Companions are forbidden inside the terminal except in special circumstances, such as when a passenger requires assistance (reduced mobility, hidden disabilities, etc.).
  • Whenever possible avoid using paper documents and replace them with electronic documents. If the assistance is recorded on paper instead of on an electronic device, the user will be asked for an email address to which proof of assistance can be sent instead of handing over the hardcopy. If no email address is available, a text will be sent to the mobile number provided.

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Coronavirus: everything you need to know at your airport

Everything you need to know at your airport

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