Tourism chiefs seeking alcohol ban on holiday flights

Authorities in the Balearic Islands want the EU to ban alcohol on flights and in airports.

Tourism chiefs in Ibiza and Magaluf have asked Spain and the European Union to stop the sale of drink on board planes in an effort to battle anti-social tourism.

However it’s not clear if the local authorities want drink to be banned on all EU flights, or only those going to the Balearic Islands.

Some holidaymakers at Dublin Airport were less than enthusiastic about the idea, however.

"I only misbehave when I dont have a drink," said one.

Another told Newstalk radio: "Sure you have to have a drink when you are going on your holidays."


Related Articles

American Airlines announce summer flights Dallas-Dublin

Rooms with beer on tap: BrewDog opens hotel in US

New Tourism Ireland video highlights Ireland’s Christian heritage ahead of Pope's visit

CSO numbers show record numbers of tourists coming to Ireland

More in this Section

Gardaí seize €70k of drugs and cash in Dublin raid

Pope's visit an opportunity for all to reflect on key questions facing Irish society: Bishop

'He was my dad and I love him very much,' son accused of murdering father told Gardaí

Judge grants bail for second 13-year-old boy charged with Ana Kriegel murder


More From The Irish Examiner