New Iberia Express Flights
Iberia Express has announced a raft of new flights between The Canaries and the mainland for the winter, using their Airbus 321 aircraft. Lanzarote gets 11 flight to Madrid each week now, including a regular early morning flight.
Respects paid at Manrique’s Grave
César Manrique died 26 years ago on the 25th September. A group including the local mayor, a representative of the fundacion, friends of Manrique and school children from the local school in Haria, gathered to pay their respects at his grave in the villages cemetery.
Manrique Tribute For Arrecife Carnival 2019
It has been decided that César Manrique and his work will feature heavily on the 2019 carnival publicity material for Arrecife. 2019 will be the centenary of his birth.
Resurfacing Of The Strip To Commence In October
October 1st is scheduled as the start date of the resurfacing of Puerto del Carmen’s Avenida de las Playas between calles Pedro Barba and César Manrique. The work requires digging out the existing hardcore, which has collapsed water pipes in place, relaying it, and then asphalting. The total cost of the project is over €230,000.
Atlantic Park In Play Blanca Gets Go Ahead
Work will begin in October on Atlantic Park (Parque Atlantico) in Playa Blanca. Situated on a 58,000 M2 plot between Avenidas de Canarias and Faro Pechiguera, the park will have sports courts and areas for walking and recreation, along with changing rooms, toilets, a kiosk-bar, shady areas, gardens, a walking and running path and exercise machines.
Lanzarote Olive Oil
The project to produce olive oil on the island was started in 2012, and this year will produce around 1500 litres of high quality oil – more than double the amount made last year.