Irish low cost airline Ryanair announced yesterday that it will open two new routes summer 2017 to Belfast and Newcastle from Tenerife South airport (TFS), with two and three weekly flights respectively.

The sales and marketing manager for Spain of Ryanair, José Espartero, said that the two airports of the island will move a total of 2.5 million passengers, of which 2.3 million correspond to Tenerife South.

In the case of Tenerife South, the company will operate 40 routes that generate a total of 1,700 jobs, and expand frequencies with Birmingham, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow Prestwick, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Pisa.

For Tenerife Norte (TFN), has commented that there are no new programming and maintain the two routes to Madrid and Barcelona, with 10 weekly cheap flights, which generate 140 jobs at the airport.

In total, Ryanair will operate in the Canary Islands a total of 124 routes, including five new services from Gran Canaria to Berlin Schonefeld, Glasgow, Hamburg, Leeds Bradford and Milan Malpensa, a new summer service from Fuerteventura to Berlin Schonefeld, six from Lanzarote to Belfast, Berlin Schonefeld, Glasgow, Newcastle, Rome Fiumicino and Valencia.

Courtesy of La Opinión