Etiqueta 'Taxi drivers'


Four more arrests over taxi driver attacks

Seven people in all have been arrested in connection with the violent robberies from taxi drivers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/01/2019 18:07


Transport infringements at the airport shoot up

The increase in fines is put down to the effectiveness of transport ministry inspectors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/10/2018 15:24


Taxi drivers confident there will not be Uber licences

The taxi drivers have decided they don't need VTC licences as there will be no Uber to compete with.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/09/2018 16:47


Taxi drivers to go on strike today

The strike was sparked after the Spanish government appealed a Barcelona decision to limit the number of licences for Uber-style services.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/07/2018 00:00


Transport inspectors to be incognito at the airport

Plainclothes inspectors, it is hoped, will be able to more easily prove "irregularities" by "pirate" operators.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/04/2018 00:00


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


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


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


Taxi drivers clash with police in Madrid Uber protest

"We are taxi drivers, not terrorists," chanted protesters when they clashed with National Police.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/05/2017 00:00


Poor image and illegal activities: the week in Majorca

There was a poor image - at the airport and on the beaches. There were illegal properties and there was illegal selling.

Andrew Ede28/05/2017 00:00


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


Taxi drivers resume airport services after confrontation with "pirates"

There was chaos at the airport as tourists were caught up in the confrontation between taxi drivers and the "microbus" operators.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/05/2017 00:00


One of the taxi-driver associations threatens protests

As agreement was reached to call off actions up to and including Easter, any new ones would be scheduled for after Easter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/03/2017 00:00


Proposal for taxi-driver referendum on government plans

The document the government wants representatives to sign is so "ambiguous" that only the whole sector can decide.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/03/2017 00:00