No-deal Brexit could result in five-hour queues at Spanish airports
February 26, 2019 / Airport Technology
British consumer group Which? has warned that British tourists may have to wait for five hours or more in queues at Spanish airports in the case of a no-deal Brexit.The airports in Alicante, Tenerife, Lanzarote, and Malaga are likely to be most affected by extra border checks if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.Which? claimed that Alicante Airport in southern Spain will require the resources to manage an additional 201 hours of immigration checks on British passport holders per day.According to estimates by the European Tourism Association, these checks will add 90 seconds for each UK passport holder.