News / February 2016

Opening L9 Barcelona Metro

Opening L9 Barcelona Metro

The L9 of the Barcelona metro connects from Friday at 15 hours the Catalan capital with the airport of El Prat.

The stretch of the L9 between university and Barcelona Airport is 20 kilometers, 15 stations and connects the cities of Barcelona, ​​L'Hospitalet and El Prat de Llobregat. The travel time between university and Terminal 1 is 32 minutes away, while the stretch between Fira Gran Vía and the airport will be done in 22 minutes.

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February 2016
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Zika Virus

Zika Virus

The Committee of emergency of the World Health Organization (WHO) considers that there are no justifications of public health to establish restrictions on trips to avoid the spread of Zika virus, although they noted that it should strengthen international collaboration to improve the surveillance and detection of infections, especially during pregnancy.

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February 2016
New electronic authorization of entry to Canada

New electronic authorization of entry to Canada

Starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) before travelling to the country . Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid visa. 

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February 2016