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09.2018

Fred. Olsen inaugurates a new route Las Palmas - Arrecife

Spanish Fred. Olsen Express announced a new route starting on 15.10.2018. The new route will be between the ports of Las Palmas on the Island of Gran Canaria, and that of Arrecife on the Island of Lanzarote. The new line will have four daily connections between the two capitals. Because of the focus of the the company in high speed, the estimated duration of the trip will be only 3 h 30 min. Daily departures from Arrecife at 05:30 and at 16:00. Daily departures from Las Palmas at 10:30 and at 21:00, on Sundays a trip at 18:30.
At the same time the arrival of new Betancuria Express is an important reinforcement on the Las Palmas - Morro Jable route. After reconditioning, the ship will have two decks for more than 350 cars and two passenger decks with a capacity of 1,600 passengers. The ship has a design focused on avoiding sways in adverse conditions, which together with its operating speed of 38 knots, guarantees maximum comfort for passengers.