Severity: Warning Alert

Transportation: Flight disruptions on Canary Islands, Spain, March 14 due to reduced staffing. Reconfirm all flights through at least March 15.

This alert affects Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

This alert began 14 Mar 2020 13:00 GMT and is scheduled to expire 15 Mar 2020 23:59 GMT.

  • Incident: Flight disruptions
  • Location(s): Canary Islands (map)
  • Date: March 14
  • Impact: Flight cancellations, delays

Summary
Flight disruptions are reportedly ongoing on the Canary Islands March 14. The disruptions are a result of reduced staffing levels at Gran Canaria Airport (LPA), Tenerife North Airport (TFN), and Tenerife South Airport (TFS). It is not clear when the situation will be resolved. In addition, Jet2 (LS) airline announced the cancellation of all flights to Spain, including the Canary Islands, March 14, in response to concerns over coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Flight disruptions may persist on the Canary Islands for several days. Delays in flights may persist after conditions improve as airlines work to clear backlogs.

Advice
Reconfirm all flights via the Canary Islands through at least March 15.

Resources
Gran Canaria Airport: gran-canaria-airport.com

Tenerife North Airport: www.aena.es/en/tenerife-norte-airport

Tenerife South Airport: aena.mobi/m/en/tenerife-sur-airport