A new service from Shannon Airport to Gran Canaria is to take off in August.
On Monday, it was announced that Ryanair were to commence a new service from Shannon Airport on August 7th to Gran Canaria (Las Palmas). It is the third new service announcement for Shannon by Ryanair following on from Corfu and Turin routes and will run until the end of October.
CEO of Shannon Group, Mary Considine welcomed the “great news”. She stated, “As we rebuild from the devastation of the pandemic this is a positive announcement for the region. Ryanair is a valued airline partner of Shannon”.
She added, “We have been working closely with Ryanair as we look to an anticipated recovery in demand on foot of the rollout of the EU Digital Covid Certificates and the acceleration of the vaccination programme across Europe. These new services are part of Ryanair’s commitment to reopen its Shannon base which is very welcome.
This latest lift for Shannon comes on the same day that restrictions on international travel are lifted whereby persons travelling to Ireland from the rest of the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States of America don’t have to quarantine if they are fully vaccinated and have recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months.
Gran Canaria’s capital city Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a cosmopolitan city surrounded by the sea in the far northeast of the island. Its Las Canteras beach, over three kilometres long, is one of its star attractions. Along with the Alfredo Kraus auditorium the beach area offers a wide range of accommodations, activities and restaurants.
Ryanair now has a total of 17 routes at Shannon Airport for 2021, these include the new routes to Gran Canaria, Corfu and Turin plus Barcelona-Reus, Stansted, Gatwick, Kaunas, Krakow, Wroclaw, Warsaw, Manchester, Faro, Lanzarote, Malaga, Palma, Tenerife and Alicante.