Binter Canarias S.A. is a Spanish airline based on the grounds of Gran Canaria Airport in Telde, Gran Canaria and Tenerife North Airport, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain. It is a regional air carrier operating inter-island services within the Canary Islands, and other Atlantic islands. Affiliated airlines operate on behalf of Binter in services to Morocco, Portugal and Western Sahara.
The year of 1989 saw the birth of this Spanish regional company that has gradually emerged as one of the most important in the Canary Islands. Initially, as an Iberia subsidiary, Binter Canarias airline focuses its operations on inter-island transport in order to connect dreams between the different islands of the archipelago
In 2013, it ranked 5th in the ranking of the best airlines in the world, based on the valuation of eDreams users. He has achieved five times the highest award granted by the Association of European Regional Airlines (ERA), the last in 2013-2014. In 2016, it was recognized as an Airline of the Year by the Association of European Regional Airlines, being the sixth time that this body gives it its highest award, and as if that were not enough the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Commerce and Knowledge of the Government of the Canary Islands awarded him the FICA 2016 award for the Best International Company in the Archipelago.
👜 Baggage regulations at Binter Canarias
Binter Canarias airline has a large number of short and medium-haul flights that enjoy free baggage allowance, that is, included in the ticket price. The hand luggage allowed may consist of: handbag, camera, laptop, etc., provided they do not exceed 6 kg in weight and 45x25x35 cm in size. The weight and dimensions are both for inter-island and international flights, but in the case of the latter, such luggage must be identified with the labels imposed by the ground check-in staff.
The checked baggage allowance is included in the ticket price up to the established limit, which varies according to the type of flight and the fare. Inter-island flights have a maximum franchise of 20 kg, so any excess baggage must be paid at the airport before admission to the flight. On international flights (except El Aaiún and Dakhla) a bulk of 23 kg is allowed at no additional cost or up to a maximum of 32 kg, in which case the amount to be paid for such excess will be € 60 if you are not a BinterMás Oro or Plata customer .
Any passenger who comes to boarding with unidentified hand luggage or who wishes to carry an additional package must pay the cost of a suitcase that is € 150. If you carry items such as mechanically activated wheelchairs, sports equipment or other type of luggage considered special, you should check the conditions on the luggage information page of Binter Canarias airline, where you will find door to door luggage service with a rate of 32 € for luggage up to 50 kg.
🕗 Binter Canarias Web Check-in
The best option to check the flights of Binter Canarias airline is online check-in, which you can make from 7 days to 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of the flight, if you travel within Spain or Lisbon, accessing its website and choosing the way you want the boarding pass: mobile or for printing. Then, only subtract that you include the ID.
The airline has a Mobile App where, in addition to other options (book, make flight schedule changes), once downloaded you can check in using your mobile device and leaving your electronic boarding pass in your wallet or Pass 2U. Although the airport check-in alternative can be a bit tedious, it is equally valid.