Tag Archives: fuerteventura


Planes targeted with laser pointer

A plane landing on Fuerteventura was on two occasions targeted with a laser pointer, blinding the pilots. A man has been arrested and is accused of having put people’s safety at…


New flights to Canary Islands

From October 25th the budget airline Norwegian will offer domestic flights from Madrid, Barcelona and Malaga to Gran Canria, Tenerife and Fuerteventura. There are several other companies currently operating on…

Rowan Renaissance

No oil found outside Canaries

Repsol has not found any oil in the first well where the test drilling has been going on since 18 November east of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. The Oil adventure outside…


Ryanair passengers forced to pay for taxi and ferry

A plane heading from Dublin to Lanzarote last saturday was forced to land on Fuerteventura due to severe thunderstorms. Even though Ryanair promised to arrange bus and ferry tickets for the…

maxorata goat cheese

The world’s best cheese

Recently the goat cheese Maxorata from Fuerteventura was voted as the world’s best cheese during the international cheese championship “the World Cheese Awards 2014” in London. The paprika cheese Maxorata joins a long…


British man drowned in Fuerteventura

A 65 year old british man drowned yesterday at Playa de Jandía in Pájara, Fuerteventura. The alarm central was alered at  14.35 after other bathers had found the man in the water….


The noise from oil drilling can harm whales

The test drillings outside the Canary Islands can create noise of up to 180 decibels that can harm whales and dolphins in a large area. The scientific reports that Repsol was using to apply…