Since Jun-07, the Spanish government requires that all passengers travelling from the UK/Ireland to Spain (including the Canaries and Balearic Islands) provide ‘advance ‘passenger information” (‘API’ or ‘APIS’ data) before their flight departure.
From 1-Jun-08, all passengers flying with Ryanair to Spain from the UK and Ireland must provide this APIS at the time of original booking or at least 4hrs before departure on the airline web site.
Spanish Government APIS requirements are :
*Full Name (as it appears on the passport)
*Date of birth
*Passport or Travel document number
*Type of Document