Most airport terminals in Madrid, Barcelona close as coronavirus hits

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  • Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020

A municipal worker in protective gear disinfects a street during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Madrid, Spain March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish airport operator Aena said on Tuesday it would close most terminals at Madrid and Barcelona's main airports after air traffic plummeted due to restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

"Aena will adjust the capacity of its airports to the actual operating needs," the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

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