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An announcement from TCAB noted it can now formally operate as an airline, and that it planned to start flight operations on March 24. "The new AOC for TCAB is an important step for our whole group airline," commented Christoph Debus, chief airline officer, Thomas Cook Group. "In the highly competitive ...
'Paradise' island of s'Espalmador in the Balearics sold for £16m ... For decades tourists have been flocking to s'Espalmador - located in the Balearic Islands between Formentera and Ibiza - to enjoy its pristine beaches, crystal clear waters, picturesque coves and famed mud baths. Its previous ...

If you're planning to expatriate to Spain's Balearic Islands, you should note the toughening of laws regarding carbon dioxide emissions from cars. Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera are all expected to be affected by the Balearics government's soon to be activated new laws on climate change.
Sales revenues are up by 40% on the already strong previous year and are currently even higher than for the Balearic Islands. With a 30% rise in sales revenues last year, Greece overtook Turkey to become the second-largest destination for German holidaymakers. In contrast, Spain is only seeing ...
In an ambitious plan, Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera will take new diesel cars off the market from 2025. In the same year, all street and road lighting will be replaced by LEDs. The green manifesto will also see solar panels installed on all buildings with roof spans of more than 1,000 square metres ...
THE government of Spain's Balearic Islands is planning widespread new climate change regulations in Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera in a bid to ... President of the Balearic government Francina Armengol said: “The rules place the Balearics at the forefront of the communities in the fight against ...

THE Balearic Islands have proposed limiting the number of cars on its streets to cope with the surge in tourism. Formentera town hall say the draft bill will limit the number of cars in circulation and cap the number of rental cars and motorbikes. Being the smallest island means the 50,000 vehicles stretch its ...
Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics received (21-Mar-2018) a Spanish air operator's certificate (AOC) and plans to commence operations on 24-Mar-2018. Commenting on the launch, Thomas Cook Group chief airline officer Christoph Debus said: "In the highly competitive short and medium haul market we ...
"The new AOC for Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics is an important step for our whole Group Airline," Christoph Debus, Thomas Cook Group's Chief Airline Officer said. "In the highly competitive short and medium-haul market we will gain an advantage with greater operational flexibility at a competitive cost.
Thomas Cook Airlines new Balearics offshoot is to fly for the first time on Saturday. The Majorca-based carrier was granted an air operators' certificate yesterday following months of preparatory work. The new airline will start operations with five Airbus A320s during summer 2018. The aircraft will initially ...
Tourists will feel the changes in legislation, because it is in the holiday season that most of the waste accumulates on the Balearics. From 2019, hotels and restaurants will no longer be able to sell or provide disposable bottles. Meanwhile, the legislation says that, among other solutions, free tap water must ...
Sales revenues are up by 40% on the already strong previous year and are currently even higher than for the Balearic Islands. With a 30% rise in sales revenues last year, Greece overtook Turkey to become the second-largest destination for German holidaymakers. In contrast, Spain is only seeing ...
THE government of Spain's Balearic Islands is planning widespread new climate change regulations in Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera in a bid to be greener and protect the ... At the moment, only two percent of the energy produced on the Balearics comes from renewable energy sources.
THE Balearic Islands have proposed limiting the number of cars on its streets to cope with the surge in tourism. Formentera town hall say the draft bill will limit the number of cars in circulation and cap the number of rental cars and motorbikes. Being the smallest island means the 50,000 vehicles stretch its ...
THE hotel sector in Mallorca remains one of Spain's most profitable, despite its seasonal nature. Over the last seven years, the average price of a hotel room has increased by 80 percent, from €44.70 to €80.50, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE). It makes them the second most ...
Some say the mounds have mystical qualities, channelling energy from visitors but with tourism figures reaching new heights, the problem shows no sign of abating. By Jed Neill - PUBLISHED -. 5 Feb, 2018 @ 11:33. LAST UPDATED: 5 Feb, 2018 @ 11:33. 0. SHARE ...
The new leglislation in the Balearic Islands, which covers the popular holiday islands of Mallorca and Ibiza, will insist throwaway products such as wetwipes are properly labelled to prevent them being flushed away. A build-up of such products was blamed for a rupture in the sewage system in Ibiza's Cala ...

THE Balearics would be one of Europe's worst affected areas in a no-deal Brexit. The government has reported its fears in a hard-hitting damage limitation report, compiled by the EU. Half of Spain's regions fear a serious downturn if the UK left the union without a deal. A total of 8 out of 17 regions have ...
The move will affect the 13 million tourists who visit the family-friendly Balearics each year, including nearly four million Brits. The ban comes as part of a fight-back against the tide of plastic rubbish. Getty - Contributor. 3. The ban comes as part of a fight-back against the tide of plastic rubbish washing up on ...
Menorca is the second biggest of the Balearic islands by size, behind Mallorca, and the third biggest by population (behind Mallorca and Ibiza). 3. Menorca has 121 miles of beaches which is more than Mallorca and Ibiza combined. 4. Menorca has a wealth of megalithic remains including the Naveta d'Es ...
The Balearic Islands are moving to ban the sale of all single-use consumer plastics by 2020 in what could be the most far-reaching legislation in Europe against disposable products. In a radical response to plastic rubbish blighting its tourist beaches and beauty spots, the regional government has proposed ...
THE SPEED camera on the motorway in Calvia caught over 11,000 speeding drivers in the first ten months of 2017, the highest on the island. Almost 40 cars are caught a day, bringing in around €500,000 of revenue a year. In total almost €2 million was raised in the Balearics over the first ten months of ...
ON New Year's Eve, an astonishing 693 emergency calls were made, with 157 incidents declared around the Balearics. The Emergency System of the Balearic Islands (SEIB112) received the overwhelming amount of calls between 11pm and 8am on New Year's day. In Mallorca alone 133 incidents and ...
Stretching from the Balearics to the eastern coastlines of Catalunya and Valencia, the 45,000 square kilometre corridor will become a protected area allowing fin whale to migrant to their north Mediterranean feeding grounds in peace. Known as the Corridor of the Mediterranean, the area will also help ...
Winds of up to 100 kilometres per hour will blow through the Tramuntana mountain region tomorrow from noon as storm Bruno hits hard. The entire West and Northwest coast is on orange alert with waves up to four metres expected. The rest of Mallorca including inland is on yellow alert with winds up to 80 ...
Thomas Cook Group announced (08-Feb-2018) Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics, its recently formed Spanish start up, will operate five aircraft for use across Thomas Cook's existing airlines as per demand. Thomas Cook said this will provide the group with greater operational flexibility "at a competitive ...
Prices have zoomed by a shocking 30% on last year's prices, higher than anywhere else in Spain. While the growth is 12% higher than the ...
POLICE have raided zoos and bird centres across the Balearic islands, rescuing 23 birds of prey from illegal animal trafficking. Eight arrests ...
Researchers from the Oceanographic Centre of the Balearic Islands and the Central Services of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), ...
Spain's government said Friday that it was contesting a law banning the killing of bulls in bullfights passed by legislators in the Balearic Islands.
The Balearic Islands' Sustainable Tourism Tax, introduced in July 2016, will help ... Overall visitor numbers to the Balearics grew 6.6% year on year between ...
Sustainability and attracting more visitors during the winter season are the main priorities of the Balearic Islands Tourist Board for the next year.
Spain's Balearic Islands look set to double their tourist tax next summer ... we want to focus on the Balearics being a year-round destination.”.
Spain's present-day Catalan countries include Valencia, Catalonia's southern neighbour and the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea.
British holidaymakers heading for the Balearic Islands next year will be ... U-turn was “coherent” with its intention of promoting the Balearics as ...
It comes as two out of three people living in the Balearic islands of ... number of tourists visiting the Balearics currently exceeds 12 million a year ...
... is the Balearic Islands Water and Environmental Quality Agency. Acciona will also engage in the wastewater treatment and maintenance and ...
Having blossomed into one of the leading superyacht hubs in the Mediterranean, the islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera will ...
Spain's Balearic Islands look set to double their tourist tax next summer ... we want to focus on the Balearics being a year-round destination.”.
UK-based tour operator Thomas Cook Group will launch a new airline in Spain's Palma de Mallorca next year, the company said Oct. 18.
If there's one place in Spain's Balearic Islands that we're all pretty familiar with by now, even if only in name, it's Ibiza. The island that has ...
PROPERTY prices in Malaga are expected to soar by 5% next year thanks to increasing demand. It comes after Solvia, the property division of ...
... used a sniffer dog called Malcolm to locate the drugs during the operation, the third major narcotics bust in a week on the Balearic Islands.
Spain: Drug-Trafficking Network Dismantled in Balearic Islands ... network in the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands, it was reported ...
THE Balearic Islands was the number-one destination for foreign visitors in July, new statistics show. Some 34% of overnight hotel stays last ...
The Balearics continued to be the most popular destination this summer for Tui Travel operators Thomson and First Choice. However, Bulgaria ...
No longer just a clubber's paradise, the Balearics are emerging as a ... You know the Balearic Islands for their azure waters sprinkled with ...
During high season, the Balearics has the highest hotel occupancy of any autonomous region in Spain, with over 90% of space taken.
THE Balearic Islands voted on Monday to pass a law that forbids both ... Under the Balearics new law, the bull will be submitted for a medical ...
The Balearic Islands is claiming success for a new tourism strategy designed to spread tourism year-round after reporting a rise in spring ...


 

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