Hi , check the State of emergency thread and Repatriation from Fuerteventura, please.

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Canary Islands Calima - Flight Updates
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Just seen this on FB from Jet 2 - no flights today, Feb 24th, to Canaries 

   
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Info from Cabildo:


Fuerteventura airport and sea lines operate normally from this morning

No serious incidents throughout the weekend after the wind and calima alert status has been declared

After declaring on the part of the Government of the Canary Islands the situation of wind alert and calimas last Saturday, February 22 and that, on Sunday 23 AENA will activate the RATE 0 Protocol for the entire Canary Islands last Sunday without producing any type of air traffic on the islands Due to the Weather forecast, Fuerteventura airport operates today, Monday, February 24, with total normality. No passenger had to spend the night at its facilities over the past weekend.

On the other hand, the maritime lines that operate from Fuerteventura with other islands also operate with total normality since this morning. The improvement in wind and sea conditions make it possible to resume operations. Puertos Canarios will evaluate throughout the day the possible breaks, damage and small incidents caused by the situation experienced yesterday.

The Insular Ministry of Security and Emergencies reports that Fuerteventura has not experienced serious incidents in the face of the alert situation due to strong gusts of wind and calm on the island since last Saturday.

Fuerteventura, following the recommendation of self-protection of the update of the alert by Calima, activated the prevention protocol suspending throughout the weekend and for today, Monday, February 24, and tomorrow, Tuesday, February 25, both the programming of the Carnival in the municipalities as the activities programmed in the sports facilities dependent on the Cabildo de Fuerteventura and municipal, as well as extra-school activities and closure of municipal nurseries in the face of adverse Weather forecast. The Ministry of Education of the Government of the Canary Islands also declared the suspension of classes in the Canary Islands. The Insular School of Music also cancels its classes until further notice.

The president of the Cabildo, Blas Acosta, thanks both Aena, Tourist Receptives, Guaguas, Taxistas, Hoteliers, as well as the Security and Emergency team of the Cabildo and Canarian Ports for the work done, in addition to the excellent coordination demonstrated before the meteorological phenomenon that The Canary Islands live, begging for extreme caution while the wind and dust warning alert is active.

Until the deactivation of the alert decreed by the Government of the Canary Islands, Health recommends that the following measures be taken by people sensitive to this type of episodes such as children, the elderly and people with chronic respiratory or cardiovascular diseases: do not go outside and keep doors closed and House windows, clean the surfaces with dust with damp cloths, stay in damp environments and hydrate, do not exercise outside. In case of worsening respiratory symptoms call 112.

edited by Tamara, poor original translation of CALIMA, came out as Calm, now back to Calima.
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