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Brits 'could phone home on flights to Spain'

In-flight mobile phone use could soon come in onboard aircraft, one commentator has suggested.

According to the Air Transport Users Council (AUC), following approval that was granted by Ofcom this week for in-flight mobile phone usage on aeroplanes, passengers can soon expect to be able to use their mobiles to call home while on flights to Spain.

However, industry affairs manager James Fremantle noted that not all passengers would appreciate in-flight calls.

"It's difficult to say where the passenger interest is, because some people will like it and some people won't.

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Flights to Malaga for city breaks

Malaga is located in the south of the region of Andalucia and is a popular Spanish holiday destination.

And according to Spain-Holiday, the region is preparing for a big influx of tourists this year.

According to the website, Malaga has the weather and tourist sights to attract visitors - for example, the Picasso Museum, while the new airport terminal makes travel easier for holidaymakers.

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Ancient jawbone of early European found in Spain

Spanish holidays could become more educational than ever after it was revealed that the jawbone of the oldest human remains in western Europe were discovered in the Mediterranean country.

The discovery of a lower jaw - complete with some teeth - was found in northern Spain by archaeologists and the location in Sierra de Atapuerca has now been made a Unesco World Heritage Site.

The bone - which could be from a female - was found near to other relics including stone tools.

"It gives us confidence that Europe was not left out of the picture of the spread of early humans," Professor Chris Stringer of the Natural History Museum said, according to the BBC.

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Bob Dylan to headline at Spanish festival

Music icon and legendary folk singer Bob Dylan is sure to entice Britons to book their flights to Spain this summer after it was announced that he is headlining at Madrid's Rock in Rio festival.

Dylan, who is now 66-years-old, will perform at the July festival alongside fellow artists Amy Winehouse and The Police, Daily Spain reports.

Other singers to appear at the Spanish concert are said to include Alanis Morissette, Jack Johnson, Neil Young, Jamiroquai, Shakira, Franz Ferdinand, Lenny Kravitz and Chris Cornell.

The news comes after the Association of British Travel Agents reported that festivals in Spain can be cheaper and tickets easier to get hold of than in the UK.

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Brits 'don't like kicking travellers' on flights to Spain

A new study has revealed the pet peeves of UK travellers taking flights to Spain and elsewhere on their holidays.

According to the study by and www.

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Brits 'should help mums plan family holidays in Spain'

UK travellers should team together and help mums to plan their family holidays in Spain, one commentator has noted.

According to, planning family holidays leaves 60 per cent of mums stressed out.

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Flights to Spain for festivals

Britons fed up with muddy festivals and flooded tents could soon be booking flights to Spain and heading to the country in their droves for music events that combine good weather and cheap cost, it has been reported.

According to the Association of British Travel Agents (Abta), overseas festivals not only offer Britons the better weather that is guaranteed on most Spanish holidays, but tickets are often cheaper and easier to get hold of.

Abta spokesperson Sean Tipton added that the Benicassim Festival in Spain is accessible from "stunning" nearby cities and is also close to fabulous beaches.

"With flights to Europe being at an all-time low, the savings you can make on the ticket costs will usually pay for the cost of your flight and your food and drinks whilst you are at the festival," commented Mr Tipton.

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Tennis holiday for tennis ace?

Perhaps tennis star Maria Sharapova will be considering a tennis break in Spain after she was beaten in the Pacific Life Opens this month.

Eatsleepsport reports that the tennis ace has claimed she needs a holiday after being beaten in the semi-final by Svetlana Kuznetsova on Friday March 21st.

The challenger beat Sharapova 6-3 5-7 6-2 in Indian Wells and the star who has been known to play tennis in Spain on Spanish holidays is now looking to recuperate.

"I'm playing a lot of tennis, been flying a lot.

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Climate 'big attraction' for Spanish holidays

People are drawn to taking flights to Spain because of a mixture of diverse qualities that the country possesses, it has been claimed.

According to Terry Walker, of www.PropertyInSpain.Net, Spain is popular with investors because of its mix of accessibility, culture and sunshine.

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Holidays are "necessity" for Britons

Spanish holidays are not a luxury for UK consumers, rather they are a "necessity", it has been argued.

According to Thomas Cook, Britons will often book holidays without having the necessary means up front to pay for them.

The company's Money Matters study showed that more than half of Brits pay for their holidays with a credit card.

"For most of us, a holiday from our busy lives is a necessity and not a luxury.

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