|Commenced operations||February 2003|
|Ceased operations||15 October 2012|
|Hubs||Tenerife North Airport|
|Focus cities||Gran Canaria International Airport|
|Frequent-flyer program||Islas Premium|
|Headquarters||Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canarias, Spain|
|Key people||Miguel Concepción Cácares|
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Islas Airways suspended all flight operations on October 16, 2012.
Islas Airways operated scheduled services to the following destinations (as of 15 November 2011 [update] ):
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