Malaga airport hits record of flightsBy the end of this year 2016, Malaga airport will close the number of arrivals with a 14.1% increase, which means a total of 58,000 flight arrivals. This represents an increase of 7,000 operations compared to 2015.

These figures place the airport of Málaga – Costa del Sol as the second in increase of arrivals, only surpassed by the one of Almería, that will register an increase of 18.6%. The airports of Jerez de la Frontera (3.9%) and Seville (3.2%) follow it further.

It is worth mentioning the high concentration of the share of passengers that will be concentrated in the airports of Malaga and Seville, capturing the share of the five Andalusian airports. Also noteworthy is the greater push of international connections, which will grow by 16.4% in the case of flights from the EU and 15.9% in foreign countries, compared to the 1.3% increase estimated in operations from other Spanish airports.

If all these forecasts are confirmed, it will be the third consecutive year of growth.