Winter season starts with 49 new air routes
Airlines have opened 49 new national and international routes to Canary Islands airports between October 29 and November 10, the first two weeks of the winter season. The unprecedented increase in connections looks set to bring still greater record numbers of tourists to the Archipelago over the coming months. Particularly with concern over Catalunya expected to further boost Canary Islands tourism.
Gran Canaria airport has 18 new routes, three of them domestic with Tenerife North (46 flights a week), Fuerteventura (19 flights a week) and Lanzarote (20 flights a week), operated by Air Europa. On October 25, a new route to Berlin (Germany) operated by Germania was inaugurated with three weekly flights and, on October 29, Eurowings (2 flights a week) and Niki (1 flight a week) started their new links to Munich and Stuttgart. On November 1 new connections with Berlin-Tegel, operated by TUI and Germania, Niki flights to Nuremberg and Jet Time flights Ostersund (Sweden) also started. The following day, EasyJet started a new route with Geneva and on the 3rd Danish Air Transport and Small Planet Group debuted their routes with Aalborg (via Faro) and Warsaw. While on the 4th routes began to Aalborg, Berlín-Tegel, Hamburg, Goteborg and Lyon, operated by Norwegian, Sundair, Niki, Scandinavian Airlines and Vueling, respectively.
Source: La Provincia