Articles Tagged ‘Gran Canaria’

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?

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?