The airline company Ryanair is contemplating eliminating some of its routes to the Canary Islands in the event that the bonuses it receives disappear which is being proposed by the Minister of Energy, Industry and Tourism, José Manuel Soria. The Head of Marketing and Sales for Ryanair in Spain, Luis Fernandez, said yesterday that the company has not yet made a decision in the short term, but acknowledged that the Canary Islands, without these bonuses, he went on to say that “The Canary Islands are not competitive. There are many destinations in Europe for us, as an airline, which are much more attractive, Malta, Cyprus or Southern Italy, where airports have operating costs which are much lower. The islands airports are very expensive”. Mr. Fernandez insisted that Ryanair does not yet have a definitive view on this, but still expects that both the central and the regional government to reconsider and said that “lower costs operation of airports canaries that is, after all, what we want and what we will continue to maintain our operations with the Canaries normally and requested that the government “consider the good results in tourism last year before making a decision”.