British airline JET2 has canceled all its flights to Spain, including the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands, due to the emergency measures planned in the country to stop the spread of the coronavirus, a spokeswoman confirmed this Saturday.
The source noted that some aircraft even had to turn in the air in order to return to their UK bases when the company announced its decision with immediate effect.
“In response to the measures introduced in Spain to prevent the spread of COVID-19, which includes the closure of bars, restaurants, shops and activities such as water sports, we have decided to immediately cancel all flights,” he said. .
The spokeswoman explained that the decision is due to the fact that these measures “will have a significant impact on the clients’ vacations.”
The airline will contact users who are currently in Spanish territory and pending to return to the United Kingdom to inform them of “their options”.
The positives for coronavirus in Spain already total 5,753 cases, with an increase of 1,522 people infected compared to yesterday afternoon Friday, while the deceased rose to 136, fifteen more, according to data published by the Ministry of Health.
Based at nine UK regional airports, JET2, which also organizes charter flights for vacation packages, flies to destinations such as Alicante, Malaga or Lanzarote.