Deal valued Air Europa at 500 million euros
Low incidence rates in the Balearics are helping to push demand.
President of the Balearics defends government’s “courageous policies” amidst arguments over budget and travel.
Travel writer Simon Calder: "Britons may find themselves having to fill in a host of questions when booking a simple flight."
The Majorca Hoteliers Federation has expressed its satisfaction with the tax reduction of 11% over five years.
According to the airlines, 80 per cent of the Christmas and New Year domestic airline capacity has been sold.
The association for maritime businesses is warning that inter-island ferry services could disappear.
The UK's Institute of Travel & Tourism has proposed that the institute's 2018 conference be held at Palma's Palacio de Congresos.
The focus for the moment is on flights to and from the UK and the government intends to work with the UK authorities and airlines.
Balearics were ahead of Andalusia (14.5%) but some distance behind Catalonia with over 28%.
"I would love to see Jet2 flying all year to Majorca in the mid term."
Traditional airlines had very similar figures for the first seven months, moving 20.63 million passengers, a much lower percentage increase though - up 1.6%.
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