Other major reasons to serve this airport
- Tenerife is an island with important tourism attractions – including nice beaches and nature reserves. It also has two World Heritage Sites, El Teide, the third largest volcano in the world, and the city San Cristobal de la Laguna.
- Great facilities to play water sports such as sailing and diving, as well as other sports like golf.
- Tourists can experience visiting one of the largest lava tubes in the world – ‘Cave of the Wind’ is the largest volcanic tube in the EU with a length of 17 kilometres and the fifth largest in the world (after the four volcanic tubes located in Hawaii).
- Carnival on this island has become one of the world’s largest celebrations – it is an explosion of joy and freedom that perfectly brings together the essence of this universal fiesta.
- The gastronomy is one of the strengths of the island – try the famous papas arrugadas with mojo picón.
- Wide variety in climate and height, you can either enjoy warm temperatures sunbathing at the beach or see the snow on El Teide.
Marketing and other support
- For increasing number of passengers on a route;
- Off-peak days;
- Freight: is exempted of cargo charge from the 5 July 2014;
- Note: A 1.9% reduction in all the airport charges will be effective on 1st March 2016.
The conditions of the Aena Incentive scheme and PR support are according to the wording included in the legislation in force. For more information please visit: http://www.aena.es/en/airlines/incentives.html
Aena collaborates on an ongoing basis with airlines on aspects such as organising events relating to first flights, advertising in media belonging to Aena, press releases, publicity on social networks, information to travel agencies associations, temporary discounts on parking, VIP lounges, shops and F&B, etc. All of this is geared towards achieving greater visibility and publicity for the launch of new routes or new bases.
For more information please visit: http://www.aena.es/en/airlines/promotional-marketing.html
Potential cooperation from the Spanish Tourism Board (Tourspain): firstname.lastname@example.org
Market information: statistics and market analysis on request at email@example.com
To contact the local authorities, please go to http://www.todotenerife.es/
- There are nearly 890,000 people living on the island.
- There are 2.1 million people living across the Canary Islands.
Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors
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- Attractive Fiscal and Economic Incentives — The island’s “special status” within the EU permits it to have reduced direct and indirect taxation as well as various fiscal incentives and economic aid for business investment:
- Reduced Taxation
- Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC) – A low Corporation Tax Zone (4%) that promotes the establishment of new businesses, conditional upon minimum levels of investment and job creation.
- Discount for production of tangible assets – An incentive that offers a 50% reduction on tax liability on profits attributed to production and industrial activities.
- Canary Islands General Indirect Tax – A tax that is similar to VAT but specific to the Canary Islands and with lower applicable rates. The general rate is 7%.
- Special taxes – The taxes on fuels, alcoholic drinks, and certain types of transport are significantly lower than those in the rest of the EU.
- Fiscal Incentives for Investment
- Canary Islands Investment Reserve (RIC) – An incentive that reduces the tax burden on up to 90% of company profit if it is allocated to certain investments linked to the growth of the activity.
- Deduction for investments in Fixed Assets – An incentive that provides a 25% deduction on the taxable amount of investments in fixed assets.
- Greater deductions, related to the Spanish general tax regime, for investments in activities such as R+D+i, vocational training and Information Technologies.
- For more information go to: http://www.zec.org/en/
- Tenerife South is located 17 kilometres from Los Cristianos in the south of the island, in the heart of the tourist area.
- There is a direct access to Tenerife South Airport from the TF-1 motorway, which links Santa Cruz de Tenerife with the south, east and north of the island.
- Line 111: Santa Cruz-Airport South-Los Cristianos-Costa Adeje.
- Line 343: Puerto de la Cruz-Airport North-Airport South-Los Cristianos.
- Line 450: Costa Adeje-San Isidro.
Infrastructure & Operations
- Runways(s): One (3,200m).
- Slot Coordinated: Coordinated.
- Operating hours: 24 hours.
- Terminals: One.
- AIP: http://www.enaire.es/csee/Satellite/navegacion-aerea/es/Page/1078418725163/?other=1083158950596&other2=1091168248641#ancla353
For more regional information please go to:
- Canary Island government: http://www.gobcan.es/
- Santa Cruz de Tenerife Town Hall: http://www.sctfe.es
- Tenerife Carnival: http://www.carnavaltenerife.com
- Tenerife Island Council Tourist Office: http://www.todotenerife.es
- Tourism in Canary Island: http://www.hellocanaryislands.com/
- Tourism in Spain: http://www.spain.info
- Passengers (commercial): 649,134 domestic passengers; 8,344,665 international passengers.
- Air Transport Movements: 77% scheduled flights; 23% charter flights.
- Freight: 2,836 tonnes.
- Largest carriers (top five): Ryanair, Thomson Airways, easyJet, Thomas Cook Airlines and Monarch Airlines.