The Government of the Community of Madrid, through the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Sports, Marta Rivera de la Cruz, reminded the central government of the need to resolve the “collapse” in security controls and passports “once and for all”. Is. Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport.
Iberia this Monday opened Terminal T4. Condemned the chaos again in the passport control area of Adolfo Suárez at Madrid-Barajas airport, forced to delay the departure of some of his flights.
This situation, which was condemned by the Madrid Federation of Travel Agencies in November last year, and which led to a letter from Rivera de la Cruz to the Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlasca, has been reproduced in recent days. Is.
Last Friday, on the occasion of the celebration of the Spanish Council of Tourism, held at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Rivera de la Cruz alerted the Department of Minister Reyes Marotto about the “inevitable need to strengthen the personnel working in passports”. did. Control, for both passengers in transit and those leaving or entering the country.
The minister underlined that Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport “A.” has been made Large node of airport connection between Europe and Latin America And, therefore, we must be assured of the support of the Ministry of the Interior in terms of expediting the processes».
“Go ahead, from the Community of Madrid we will always protect and value the work of state security forces and bodies and therefore, we urge the Ministry of the Interior, a department capable of organizing the work of the said professionals, which resolves the situation”, he highlighted.
The city council joined the petition
Madrid City Council’s representative councilor for tourism, Almudena Maillo, has also asked the Ministry of the Interior for an immediate solution to the delay in passenger control at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport, “where hundreds of passengers today took their flights due to endless waits.” Contact lost.
Melo made sure that shortage of police officers In Barajas it is “creating complete chaos and tarnishing the image of the capital, which is working hard to regain tourism lost due to the pandemic.”
The person in charge of the area believes the situation is due to a “total lack of foresight” on the part of the Sanchez government and calls for an “immediate” solution that refrains from giving “it”. sad image of crowd and waiting,
Mylo has indicated that “this is not a new or specific problem”. On Easter alone, as calculated by the Association of Air Lines, about 3,000 passengers missed flights at Madrid airport and, Since March 1, 15,000 Iberian passengers have not arrived in time to hold their air connections due to delays in control,
“We are in the moment in which Madrid has an excellent reputation. Tourists want to come to the capital, we are working to get international tourism back, we have an airport ready to do that, airlines are opening the way. We are strengthening connections, and a tourism sector that has worked hard to put Madrid at the forefront of recovery. We are achieving,” Milo said.
Madrid asks the government to solve the chaos of police control in Barajasi