The main international airport of Majorca in the near future will open new flights. Some of them will become regular and some will be opened only during the summer season.
Spain has traditionally enjoyed high popularity among English tourists. Therefore, most of the flights will connect Mallorca and the British Isles. Three times a week from the airport on the main island of the Balearic archipelago will depart flight to Manchester and Gatwick International Airport in London. According to euroweeklynews.com, during the time of the summer season in addition to Manchester and London Mallorca will be tied by regular air routes with the East Midlands airport and the international airport in Glasgow.
Among non-UK routes, which will be opened this winter, are flights from Mallorca to Paris, Amsterdam and Basel. In summer Venice will be added.
The international airport of Palma de Mallorca (IATA code: PMI, ICAO code: LEPA) is located 8 kilometers from the city. The second name of the airport is Son Sant Joan Airport. Majorca Airport to date is the third busiest airport in Spain. It is inferior only to the air terminals in Madrid and Barcelona and beats the largest airport in Malaga, Andalusia. In 2009, Majorca airport served over 21 million passengers. Most successful for the airport of Mallorca was 2007 when, through airport terminals have passed in total more than 23 million people.
In 1997, the airport of Mallorca got a new main terminal. Today, the capacity of all the terminals of Mallorca is 25 million passengers per year.
From Russia, scheduled flights to Mallorca are to date carried out by S7 and VIM-Avia airlines. Flights depart from Domodedovo airport.