Air taxi business has been booming at Palma airport. | Miquel À. Cañellas
Figures from the airports authority Aena show that private jet and air taxi traffic at Palma's Son Sant Joan Airport has increased by 40% over the past three years. Between January and July there was a 9.2% increase in flights and 15,466 passengers in all (up 5.4%). July was the busiest month. There were 1,758 planes and 4,255 passengers. A typical daily average of some fifty flights was up to over one hundred at weekends.