Binter Canarias


Binter Canarias

Infobox_Airline
airline=Binter Canarias Airlines
logo=
logo_size=125
fleet_size=18
destinations=13
IATA=NT
ICAO=IBB
callsign=BINTER
parent=
founded=1989
headquarters= Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain
key_people=Pedro Agustín del Castillo Machado (President and CEO)
hubs=Gran Canaria International Airport
focus_cities=Tenerife North Airport
La Palma Airport
frequent_flyer=Bintermás
lounge=
alliance=
website= http://www.binternet.com/

Binter Canarias S.A. is an airline based in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain. It is a regional carrier operating inter-island services within the Canary Islands. Its main bases are Gran Canaria International Airport, La Palma Airport and Los Rodeos Airportcite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 86 | date= 2007-03-27] .

History

The airline was established on 18 February 1988 and started operations on 26 March 1989. It was formed as a subsidiary of Iberia. In late 1999 SEPI (the Spanish state holding company of Iberia) implemented the privatisation of Binter Canarias, but held on to a "golden share", permitting it to authorise any future shareholding deal of more than 25%. The airline was wholly owned by Hesperia Inversiones Aereas, which bought the airline in July 2002. It is owned by Ilsamar Tenerife (49.81%), Ferma Canarias Electrica (10.44%), Agencia Maritma Afroamericana (10.11%), Flapa (10%) and others (19.6%) and has 406 employees.

Some of the owners of Binter Canarias decided to buy Navegacion y Servicios Aéreos Canarios (NAYSA) and to transfer some planes from Binter to Navegacion y Servicios Aéreos Canarios (NAYSA) in order to reduce costs and increase benefits.So, today Navegacion y Servicios Aéreos Canarios (NAYSA) operates four of the former Binter airplanes (still painted with Binter colours) in wet lease.

Destinations

Binter Canarias operates the following services (at May 2007): Fact|date=June 2007

Portugal

*Madeira Islands
**Funchal

Spain

*Canary islands
**El Hierro
**Fuerteventura
**Gran Canaria
**La Gomera
**La Palma
**Lanzarote
**Tenerife
***Los Rodeos Airport
***Reina Sofía Airport

Mauritania

*Nouakchott

Morocco

*El Aaiún (Western Sahara)
*Marrakech

Seasonal

*Guelmim
*Dakhla
*Tan-Tan

Fleet

The Binter Canarias fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of 8 September 2008) [http://www.ch-aviation.ch/aircraft.php?search=set&airline=NT&al_op=1] :

*4 ATR 72-202 (which are operated by Navegacion y Servicios Aéreos Canarios (NAYSA))
*14 ATR 72-500 (four aircraft are operated by Navegacion y Servicios Aéreos Canarios (NAYSA) and one aircraft is operated by Swiftair)

As of 8 September 2008, the average age of the Binter Canarias fleet is 5.5 years ( [http://www.airfleets.net/ageflotte/Binter%20Canarias.htm] ).

References

External links

* [http://www.binternet.com/ Binter Canarias]


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