Gran Canaria Flights

From and to Gran Canaria flights take off and land every 5 minutes or so. It is a very busy airport. Flights from Gran Canaria connect it to all of the other 7 islands which form a part of the Canary Islands.

Binter is the regional airline which specializes and is based at the Canaries. Binter celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2014. Gran Canaria airport offers 24 hour flights to all over Europe, Africa and some parts of South America.

Binter operates over 150 flights daily connecting all the Islands.  Binter also operates flights to Portugal, Cape Verde, Morocco, Senegal, and West Sahara. For flights within the Canary Islands your best choice is Binter.  On a small scale there is another airline Canary Fly which operates some flights within the islands.

Gran Canaria Flight

 

Some of the major airlines operating from the Gran Canaria airport are Aer Lingus, Air Berlin, Air Europa, British Airways, Easy Jet, Finnair, Germania, Iceland Air, Iberia, Lufthansa, Ryanair, TUI, Thomas Cook Airlines, and Vueling.

Flights within Canary Islands are of short duration, mostly less than 1 hour. Locally registered residents get 40 – 50 % discount on air travel. Flights are generally cheap; a single journey will cost less than Euro 100. Round trips and advance bookings could help in getting some discount. Last minute travel plan however does not mean that you will end up paying a lot more. You can book your airline tickets through travel agents spread throughout Gran Canaria or even online.

With a mix of regular airlines such as British Airways, Lufthansa and hard budget airlines such as Ryanair and Easy Jet you will be spoiled for choice of airlines while travelling through and fro Canary Islands.

For local flights within the Canary Islands it is fine to be at the airport just 1 hour in advance. For International flights it is preferable to plan to reach about 2 hours in advance. The Gran Canaria airport is an extremely busy airport. Sometimes the queue at the check in counters and the security gates can be long.

Your stay at the Gran Canaria at the airport will be pleasant with the variety of eating and shopping joints it offers.

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