Majorca is considered by many as the perfect island destination. The largest of the Spanish Balearic Islands, Majorca welcomes on average over 11 million visitors a year from all over Europe, particularly Germany, Spain and the UK. In 2012, Palma Airport handled a whopping 22.7 million passengers. It's not difficult to see why Majorca has so many visitors, when considering its vast history, diverse landscape, picturesque beaches and its inviting weather, which ranges from 15 degrees Celsius (60 degrees Fahrenheit) in the winter to just about 30 degrees Celsius (mid-80s Fahrenheit) during the height of the summer season.
Son Sant Joan International Airport, Palma de Mallorca
Visitors coming & going from the island do so via this airport, which is located nearby to the island's capital city of Palma and the village of Can Pastilla. The airport services over 70 different airlines and flies to countries all over the globe, including just about every European country there is. Son Sant Joan International Airport is also the third largest airport in Spain after Madrid & Barcelona's bustling airports. Some of the airlines that provide regular flights to and from Majorca are;
easyJet, the popular UK-based budget airline, provides regular daily flights from the UK to Majorca and vice versa. Those who choose this airline have quite a variety of options regarding where to fly out from; easyJet flies from Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Southend, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle, and Belfast during high season. Fares are known to fluctuate in high season, but eager travellers have been known to find extremely low fares from October to March. Fares will at most double during the more popular summer months, but the cost remains relatively inexpensive.