Tag Archives: Canary Islands

Air Europa to fly between Canary Islands

International airline Air Europa plan to fly inter-island routes between Canary Islands, in direct competition with Binter Canarias and Canary Fly, as of October 30. They are reportedly scheduling flights from seven in the morning until nine at night. Initial routes will include passenger flights between Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria,…

DISA Renewable energy plan for islands

DISA Renovables’ say the company want a wind farm on each of the islands

Canarian Government plan sugar & pastry tax

The Canary Islands government are to create a tax that will tax sugary drinks

Centre for Initiatives & Tourism on Land Law

Opinion Article by Fernando del Castillo y Benítez de Lugo, president of the CIT

Searching for patera south of Gran Canaria

A Salvamento Marítimo (Maritime Rescue) Sasemar 103 aircraft and a rescue boat

Warm Saharan winds bring Spring Calima

With temperatures rising and Saharan dust blowing in on a glorious spring Calima

Public holidays on Gran Canaria in 2017

There is nothing more colourful than a Spanish Fiesta or local traditional celebration.

The oldest slave burial site in the Atlantic

During the 16th century, fourteen men and women were buried in a strange manner

Abandoned coastal fish farm strands yacht

  Maritime Rescue had to help a woman and two children off a catamaran

President’s challenge:- Authorise water park

The President of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, has hit back

A chill in the air and more Calima

Wednesday has started a little cloudy, with a range of mid-altitude cloud

A 3.6 magnitude quake felt on Gran Canaria

An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale was detected just after midnight last night

Wet weather likely for the week ahead

With Hurricane Matthew really whipping things up on the other side of the Atlantic

GRUMA seized 77kg of illegal fishing catch

Environment agents of the Canary Islands Police (GRUMA), based on Gran Canaria

On Gran Canaria “The Tribe of the 7 Islands”

A film entitled “La Tribu de las 7 Islas” has been filming at various natural locations

Houses flooded at new Tauro beach

  The newly built beach in Tauro remains mired in controversy

El Hierro breaks new clean energy record

The pioneering hydro-wind power plant on the western-most Canary Island of El Hierro

Drownings increase in The Canary Islands

37 people have already drowned within the first six month of 2016 in the Canary Islands.

Fiesta del Carmen Mogán, 7-31 July

Fiesta del Carmen is one of the most hotly anticipated celebrations of the year, 

Romanian police on Gran Canaria

The Spanish government delegate to the Canary Islands, Enrique Hernández Bento

Gran Canaria Film promoted at Cannes

The Gran Canaria Film Commission have been promoting the island 

Air Force exercises this week

Spanish Air Force Air Combat Command are holding an exercise called “Silver week 16-01”

Newsbrief: Canary Island airports recorded over 3 million passenger journeys in February 2016

The eight Canary Island airports received 3,230,728 passenger journeys during February, representing a 13.8% increase over the same month last year. The busiest airports in the archipelago for passenger traffic were Gran Canaria

New satellite sending images & information

Sentinel-3A, is the third European-Space-Agency-developed-satellite and carries four Earth-observing