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Dolphin Trainer Found Dead in Airport Parking

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Dolphin trainer found dead in airport car park after criticism from animal rights activists One of Spain’s top dolphin trainers at Majorca’s Marineland center was found dead after a video of alleged dolphin abuse was posted online. The Majorcan dolphin trainer, who it was understood was to become a senior vice president at an Aquarium […]

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Tourist spending continues to increase in Spain

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

The figures for January regarding tourist spending in Spain show an encouraging 9.5% increase on the same month last year, due in a large part to British visitors being more willing to spend their euros. The total expenditure of 3.4 billion euros reflects the fact that 3.6% more visitors came to the country and spent […]

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Fault leaves 20 passengers unable to get to Palma Airport

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Iberia replaced a 90 seat aeroplane with a 50 seat and then offered passengers another airline company to get Majorca or a connection flight with a stop off. Yesterday at 16.55 twenty passengers were stranded in Ibiza after the airline changed the original aircraft for a smaller one due to a fault. The same thing […]

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Aena calls off Spanish Airport strikes

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Aena calls off Spanish Airport strikes This Wednesday was to be the start of 27 days of protest against privatization. The 27 day strike in AENA was called off after the unions got an agreement to guarantee no loss of jobs and the introduction of the previously agreed collective wage agreement. They still did continue […]

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Recent Airport News – Palma de Mallorca

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Palma de Mallorca airport to host the world premiere of the latest Audi model The Palma de Mallorca airport has been chosen as the setting for the world premiere of the new Audi TT Roadster. So from now until next February 15th, dozens of professionals in the motor industry will come to Mallorca to test-drive […]

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One hundred people demonstrated at Palma airport

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

One hundred people demonstrated at Palma airport The demonstration on Monday at Palma airport, Son Sant Joan, was against the planned partial privatization of the Spanish airport operator Aena. The Government of the conservative People’s Party in Madrid wants to privatize 49 percent of the state company.  Madrid hopes for proceeds of up to 2.3 […]

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Air Europa to have six daily flights from Ibiza and Menorca to Palma from May 2015

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Air Europa will begin interisland flights in the Balearic islands from the first of May.  This will link Palma’s Son Sant Joan to the airports of Ibiza and Menorca with six flights per day and as many back.  This will be operated by a European manufactured turboprop ATR 72 with a capacity of 68 places. […]

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Ryanair to increase number of flights from Palma

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Ryanair will increase the number of flights from Palma to Barcelona, Cologne and other destinations. The airline presented its summer 2015 schedule for Palma de Mallorca airport, which includes 305 flights a week. To celebrate the launch of the 2015 summer schedule from Palma Airport, Ryanair is selling 100,000 seats to fly across its European […]

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Duke & Duchess of Palma use ‘low cost’ airline over holidays

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Everything changed for the king’s sister and her husband since the Nóos case began. During the winter holidays, the Duke and Duchess decided to celebrate Christmas Eve with the family of Iñaki, later flying back with a low-cost carrier from Bilbao to Barcelona as published on Saturday by El Mundo. Besides taking a low-cost flight, […]

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Drug trafficker at Son Sant Joan airport with 40 packages of cocaine inside body

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

A passenger from a non EU flight was intercepted by customs officers on Sunday shortly after touching down at Mallorca airport.  They were found to be carrying drugs in their body, which were later extracted in the Son Espases hospital, Palma. Security officials had their suspicions confirmed shortly after detaining the passenger.  The drug carrier […]

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