Low cost airlines bring increasing numbers to the Balearics

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LOW COST flight companies transported 169,968 passengers to and from the Balearic Islands during the first three months of 2015.

The figure is a 34.6 per cent increase on the same period of 2014, according to the data released by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.

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The Son Sant Joan Airport in Palma de Mallorca registered the largest number of passengers with 161,229, a 30.4 per cent growth compared with the same period of the previous year.

During March alone, data indicates that the islands received a total of 93,492 passengers travelling on low cost flights, which represents a staggering 47.3 per cent year-on-year increase, and the highest rise anywhere in Spain.


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