The Spanish airline sector, the bulk of which is based in Palma, breathed a sigh of relief yesterday in response to news from the Airports and Air Traffic Control body AENA that airport taxes will remain frozen at their current rates for the time being. Over the past month there has been widespread protest from the airlines over a proposed increase in airport taxes and AENA stated yesterday that taxes will stay at their current levels. AENA, which manages 43 Spanish airports, including each of the Balearics' three terminals, moved to also quash claims by the Ministry for Development that airport taxes can be rounded up when converted in to euros. AENA said that reports that the Ministry had given such permission are completely false. Some parts of the transport sector, in particular the coach companies, are angry that they are not being allowed to round their prices up with the conversion to the euro.

Comments

The content of comment is the opinion of users and netizens and not of mallorcadailybulletin.com.

Comments contrary to laws, which are libellous, illegal or harmful to others are not permitted');

mallorcadailybulletin.com - reserves the right to remove any inappropriate comments.

Warning

Please remember that you are responsible for everything that you write and that data which are legally required can be made available to the relevant public authorities and courts; these data being name, email, IP of your computer as well as information accessible through the systems.

* Mandatory fields

Currently there are no comments.