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by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Lanzarote Losing 6,000 Passengers a Week Due to Lack of Connectivity

The president of the Confederation of Entrepreneurs of Lanzarote, Francisco Martínez, warned that the lack of connectivity is greatly damaging Lanzarote as a tourist destination. “The figures we have for this winter indicate that we are losing 6,000 passengers a week. Many of Ryanair, but between...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Fred Olsen Ship Crashes into the Playa Blanca Pier

Three women were slightly injured when Fred Olsen's ship crashed into the Playa Blanca dock. The collision occurred while the ship was making docking maneuvers. The accident took place around 8.25 pm this Sunday. As reported by the shipping company "this is a minimal incident that unfortunately h...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Canary Islands Government Activates Free Coronavirus Help Telephone Line

The Canary Islands Government continues to work on the case management of the person who has tested positive for coronavirus in La Gomera. Thus, and with the aim of transmitting all the information with the greatest transparency, a free telephone line has been activated since 9:00 today (Sunday) to...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Judge Forces Ryanair to Pay the Passengers Affected by the Strike

The Commercial Court No. 1 of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria determined that a group of four passengers from the islands had to be compensated by Ryanair after requesting compensation for the cancellation of the flight they could not take in Madrid on September 28th of 2018 due to a strike by the cabin...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Jet2 Expects to Bring 500,000 More Tourists to the Islands in 2020

The tour operator plans to fly this year to the Canary Islands 2 million visitors from the United Kingdom, as confirmed by the Regional Minister of Tourism, Yaiza Castilla. Jet 2 does not foresee the fall of the market after the departure from the European Union. Yesterday, on the third day of th...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

The Canary Islands Warn Morocco

Torres warns Morocco: "If you touch a millimeter of the Canarian waters you will face the central and regional government"The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, reiterated on Tuesday “do not touch” Canarian waters and made it clear that if Morocco tries to delimit its supposed wat...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

The Telemon Saga Near Los Marmoles Arrecife Continues

The Telemon Saga Near Los Marmoles Continues The navy have had to abandon the removal of the ship due to problems with the demolition operator, who did not present a tax certificate of compliance, or offcial documentation to justify the authorisation of waste management in The Canary Islands. Th...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Tragedy Avoided on the Coast of Moya, Gran Canaria

The two occupants who were travelling in the plane landed in the sea this Sunday in the town of El Altillo, in the municipality of Moya, Gran Canaria. They were unharmed and able to reach the coast by themselves. The pilot's expertise was key to prevent the breakup of the small plane which would hav...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

New Direct Friday Flight to Paris

César Manrique-Lanzarote Airport has launched a new route that connects with Paris on Fridays . It is a direct connection that will be operational during the winter season, which runs from October 27, 2019 to March 28, 2020. The new route, operated every Friday by TUI Fly Belgium, will carry out...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Ibiza and Magaluf Crack Down with New Booze Laws

Party-goers and bars in three of Spain's top tourist hotspots could face fines of up to £510,000 after authorities introduced new laws to crack down on binge-drinking. The Balearic Islands' officials say it is the first law of its kind in Europe and will outlaw organising and promoting pub crawls...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Anti-Drug Operation with Police Officers Among Detainees

The Udyco of the National Police, the Eco of the Civil Guard and the Customs Surveillance Agency jointly carried out this Thursday a macro anti-drug operation in different parts of the island of Gran Canaria. The detainees could include National Police agents. This joint operation was carried out...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

The Main Trial of Stratvs Winery Starts with a 15 Year Jail Request

The trial is expected to last for 25 days starting in Lanzarote and finishing in Gran Canaria. Ten people are accused with a request for 15 years in jail for Juan Francisco Rosa the owner of the winery. Altogether 17 people have been charged in the case which revolves around the excesses of under...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Lanzarote Resists The Tourist Recession

In spite of the bad tourism figures and the setbacks suffered with the collapse of Thomas Cook and the closure of the Lanzarote base of Ryanair, the arrival of tourists to the island has only dropped by 1.2% in December and 0.5% throughout the year. The number of travelers by airports during the...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Paella Cannabis Poisoning in Arrecife

About ten people were admitted last Saturday to the Molina Orosa Hospital after suffering intoxication due to a possible involuntary use of cannabis. According to those affected, the drug could have been hidden in a paella they shared that afternoon at a restaurant in Arrecife. Shortly after the me...

by Buzzers - 4 years ago

Ryanair Slams The Door in The Canary Islands

Ryanair has carried out its threat and closed its bases this morning. Workers had not received their letter of dismissal, something Ryanair should have done 15 days ago by law. Until yesterday only six cabin crew had been relocated as well as 25% of the pilots. The rest of over 300 workers were u...