Articles Tagged ‘Canary Islands’

Tenerife South Airport on target for 10 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair is #1 airline serving 40 destinations; Polish market up 50%

Tenerife South Airport on target for 10 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair is #1 airline serving 40 destinations; Polish market up 50%

Tenerife will shortly be hosting the 11th Routes Africa event. Its main airport is the second busiest in the Canary Islands. We reveal the top 12 airlines now, and those from 10 years ago. Plus the top 15 country markets and their trends.

UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge

UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge

International air travel from the UK grew faster in the first half of 2014 than in the previous year. Popular summer sun destinations such as the Canary Islands, Greece and Portugal have been performing well, but one major EU country market (which grew rapidly last year) has seen a decline this year.

Canary Islands growth driving Spanish recovery this winter; Norwegian and Ryanair lead way with 30 new routes

Canary Islands growth driving Spanish recovery this winter; Norwegian and Ryanair lead way with 30 new routes

With the weather across Northern Europe currently pretty cold and wet, flying off to the Canary Islands for a few days of winter sun seems like an appealing prospect. Traffic in November was up by more than 10% at Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife Sur. We reveal which airlines have contributed to this growth […]


Ryanair makes Lanzarote its latest base; achieved 81% load factor in 2010; now serving 30 destinations this summer

Ryanair makes Lanzarote its latest base; achieved 81% load factor in 2010; now serving 30 destinations this summer

After 15 months of serving the Canary Island of Lanzarote, Ryanair is making it a base and adding 12 new routes this summer. How many passengers did it carry there in 2010 and what milestone should it reach in May? Which is the only destination to be served daily and what competition is there?

Canary Islands traffic up 4.4% in 2010; Ryanair now basing aircraft there and leading foreign carrier at three airports

Canary Islands traffic up 4.4% in 2010; Ryanair now basing aircraft there and leading foreign carrier at three airports

The Canary Islands used to be considered ‘off-limits’ to LCCs due to the longer sector lengths involved, but in just three years Ryanair has emerged as the #1 airline at one of the airports. Which one? How many routes are being started this winter and in the coming summer season?

UK charter traffic down 26% in just two years; Turkish market still growing but scheduled traffic growing faster

UK charter traffic down 26% in just two years; Turkish market still growing but scheduled traffic growing faster

The rise of LCCs has hit the UK charter market hard. But what have been the trends over the last two years? Who are the key remaining players and which African market was the fastest growing in 2009?


Canary Islands welcome surge in low-cost interest this winter; Ryanair leads way

nl201109-country-100.jpgSpain’s Canary Islands have not had a good 2009 so far, but this winter Europe’s LCCs have added over 60 new services. Which are the Islands’ leading airlines, what’s the seasonality profile and which are the leading country markets?