MALLORCA police are set to crackdown on illegal cabbies at Palma Airport.

Cops will target unlicensed taxi drivers who operate at Son Sant Joan with increased checks from Saturday.

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It follows protest from Mallorca taxi associations over the ‘pirate’ cab drivers taking away their business.

This week, Calvia council fined three unlicensed cab drivers with fines of €6,000 each and impounded their cars.