Etiqueta 'Passenger numbers'
Expansion at the airport does not mean exceeding current hourly flight capacity.


Airport insisting there will be no increased hourly capacity

The airport director points to a difference between increased passenger demand and capacity for handling flights.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/02/2020 04:01

Busy at the airport.


New record for passenger numbers at Palma airport

The highest number of people in the Balearics - residents, tourists and others - is always registered on a day in the middle of August.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/08/2018 00:00

Air-traffic controllers in Palma said that at times during the summer there were too many flights coming in and out of the airport.


Low-cost airline bases in Palma to double next summer

Information from airlines and tour operators suggests that the total number of passengers in 2017 will top the 27 million mark.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/12/2016 00:00

Saturated by cruise-ship passengers? Numbers for the Balearics were down for the first six months.


Cruise numbers down for the first half of the year

The half-yearly figures for cruise-ship passenger traffic show a decrease of more than four per cent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/08/2016 00:00

The Allure of the Seas, a regular visitor to Palma this summer.


Cruise shipping in the Balearics has risen by 16%

1.41 million passengers came into the five Balearic ports onboard 605 ships, which themselves represented an increase of over 13%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/11/2015 00:00

Record period for Spanish airports.


Record period for Spanish airports in September

The airports of Son Sant Joan (Palma) and Ibiza both had record Septembers, with Palma having registered 3.1 million passengers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/10/2015 00:00

Almost a million Balearic cruise passengers up until July


Almost a million Balearic cruise passengers up until July

Spain received 4.29 million cruise ship passengers in the first seven months of the year, an increase of over 11%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/09/2015 00:00