Restrictions had not gone away; the sixth wave may or may not be approaching; and there was discontent about something that's at least five years away.
The forecast number of seats and flights could yet increase; the winter schedule starts in late October.
Norwegian announced its winter flight programme and it is going to include Gatwick, from where it operates low cost trans Atlantic flights to the United States.
Passengers from northern England look set to face problems as well; Monarch has scrapped its Manchester service.
More seats on planes available this winter; just over seven per cent of them for the UK.
Ryanair has announced this afternoon that they will be flying twice a week from Edinburgh to Palma during the winter months (October to March).
The Bulletin, on behalf of its readers, has been pushing and campaigning for more direct winter flights from the UK as a whole for the past three years.
Flight connections between the UK and Palma are going to be greatly improved this winter with Jet2 leading from the front.
Tour operators and airlines were all receptive and recognised that Palma represents a “good product” for becoming a first-rate city-break destination.
Inevitably, that tax continued its dominance of the news pages last week, while Calvia was unavoidable.
British travel group introduces new low-season flights from Britain airports.
Veteran tennis stars, veteran film director and what might be described as veteran Bulletin topics, they were all to the fore over the past week.
The Bulletin has been campaigning for two years for more winter flight connections to and from the UK...
Aena, the airports authority, is being forced to reduce its tariffs by 1.9% next year.
“If the number of flights increased and the demand grew, then the island would have the accommodation available to tackle seasonality.”
Aim to turn around situation as exists at present, namely that from late October to late March, when airlines’ winter schedules are in operation.
Yesterday, the Balearic government announced its intention to set to work on opening up more winter air routes between the Balearics and the principal European tourism markets.