Etiqueta 'Pirate taxis'
All quiet here, but tension between licensed taxi drivers and unauthorised operators is never far away.


Tension mounting at airport over surge in pirate cabbies

Transport ministry inspectors, being civil servants, finish work at 5pm, leaving the door open to pirate cabbies.

Humphrey Carter29/05/2018 00:00

Heated discussions at the airport in the summer about pirate taxis.


Fines for 78 pirate airport transport operators

Fines totalling 80,000 euros were issued against pirate operators at Palma airport.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/12/2017 00:00

An alleged pirate taxi driver at Ibiza airport. The taxi in the photo is of course a licensed one.


Action against pirate taxis to be intensified

Fines for advertising pirate taxis via websites could be as high as 12,000 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/05/2017 00:00

Protesting against pirate taxis in Ibiza.


Airport transport checks resulted in only 37 prosecutions

Sixty per cent of checks were because of the campaign to stamp out illegal transport providers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/11/2016 00:00

A photo taken in Ibiza, where there are similar issues with pirate taxis.


Cameras now in use to catch airport pirate taxis

There will be fines of up to 6,000 euros for pirate taxis at Palma's airport.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/05/2016 00:00