Etiqueta 'Palma airport'
Yes, it was pretty hot in Majorca last week.


Tourismphobia and insufferable heat: the week in Majorca

A small group of radicals latched onto the tourist saturation theme; Majorca was enduring an intense heatwave; Calvia was celebrating action against illegal sellers; and the airport was never out of the news.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/08/2017 00:00

Record number of passengers but a typical day for the airport this summer.


Madrid government accused of passport control "negligence"

PSOE members of Congress from the Balearics are blaming the government for the passport control situation. Yesterday was another record day at the airport. Queues, yes, but they are being dealt with.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/08/2017 00:00

The government has been insisting on co-management of Palma airport.


Government trying again to get co-management of Palma airport

The regional government wants to be able to moderate high-season traffic and boost it in the low season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/08/2017 00:00

EasyJet celebrated its twenty millionth passenger at Palma.


EasyJet celebrates 20 millionth passenger at Palma

Stewart Draper received a pleasant surprise when he arrived yesterday at Palma airport.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/08/2017 00:00

Tourists arriving at the airport in May were faced with a sudden stoppage by taxi drivers.


Taxi drivers threatening new action against airport pirate operators

Taxi drivers say that the transport ministry and Palma town hall have not kept to promises about inspectors and police.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/08/2017 00:00

Queuing for passport control on Wednesday morning.


More police for airport passport control

More police are being drafted in for passport control, and there are now more scanners for boarding passes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/07/2017 00:00

Private jet flights increasing at Palma.


Private jet flights using Palma up by 15% this year

Demand for luxury residential tourism is contributing to increased private jet flights.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/07/2017 00:00

The airports authority is hoping to reduce the delays at passport control.


Urgent action being taken to resolve passport chaos

Aena and the National Police are working together in resolving the issues and three steps are being taken.

Humphrey Carter12/07/2017 00:00

Twenty passport scanning units have been acquired, but National Police are still needed.


Tour firms getting passengers to airport extra early

The police confederation said yesterday that the main problem is that the number of officers has been cut.

Humphrey Carter12/07/2017 00:00

The situation at passport control is particularly acute at weekends.


Passport chaos for Britons at Palma airport

The number of National Police officers on passport duty is not within the airports authority's jurisdiction.

Humphrey Carter11/07/2017 00:00

One way to stop drinking: close the bars. This was when there was a strike in 2012.


Police union condemns airport and flight drunkenness

The union has "deep concern" about repeated and daily incidents of assaults and fights at airports.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/06/2017 00:00

The first Aerotib services started operating in early May.


Cala d'Or-airport bus service is now operating

The Aerotib route from the airport to Cala d'Or also serves Arenal, Llucmajor, Campos, S'Alqueria Blanca, Santanyi and Portopetro.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/06/2017 00:00

National Police at Palma airport.


Britons arrested at the airport for attacking police

The two drunken Brits began throwing punches at the officers and acting aggressively.

Humphrey Carter14/06/2017 00:00

Long queues for taxis at the airport.


Blame being passed for traffic chaos at the airport

Palma town hall is insisting that the half hour free parking is reintroduced in order to deal with traffic "saturation".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/06/2017 00:00

Majorca taxi drivers took part in Tuesday's protest in Madrid against Uber and Cabify.


Inspectors bring order to airport taxi operations

Taxi-driver associations are satisfied that inspections at Palma airport are putting an end to the problem of "pirate" operators.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter31/05/2017 00:00

Nudism is not common at Palma airport.


Who is the mystery naked man of Palma airport?

On Sunday, there he was. Not a stitch on. Tourists (and no doubt others) were somewhat startled by his presence.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/05/2017 00:00

Tourists were stranded for a time on Thursday because of the lack of transport.


Government acts against "pirate" transport and taxis

Taxi drivers were complaining that the minibuses were still operating yesterday and that there weren't police. Business reaction to Thursday's events has been critical of the taxi drivers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/05/2017 00:00