Thursday, August 29, 2013

► SENEGAL: BinterCanarias begins weekly Las Palmas - Dakar flights from mid October.

Binter Canarias (NT), the Gran Canaria-based Spanish regional operator, has announced the launch of a once weekly service to the Senegalese capital, Dakar, effective October 14. The direct flights will operate onboard leased Air Nostrum (YW) CRJ200s.

(Andy Mitchell)
Binter Canarias (NT): Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) - Dakar
-Eff 14OCT
  • NT/YW 6600 LPA 1030 - 1140 DKR CR2 1
  • NT/YW 6601 DKR 1220 - 1530 LPA CR2 1
Reservation is not yet open as of this time.

The route marks the airline's seventh African destination after Agadir, Casablanca and Marrakech in Morocco, Praia in the Cape Verde Islands, Banjul in Gambia and El Aaiún, the capital city of Western Sahara (Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic). The carrier is reportedly also eyeing flights to Nigeria.