S18 continues to prove busy for MLA!
June traffic surpasses the 600,000 mark for the first time in airport's history.
Summer continues to prove busy for Malta International Airport, with traffic for June increasing by 14.6% to reach 663,088 passenger movements, and an average of 156 daily take-offs and landings.
Growth in passenger numbers was observed in parallel with a 15.1% increase in aircraft movements and a 14.4% increase in seat capacity. Despite this significant growth in the number of seats available, seat load factor remained at 82.7%.
Whilst double-digit growth was recorded for four out of the top five markets at Malta Airport, Spain was the fastest growing with a substanial increase of +49.1% in passenger movements. This stems from the introduction of three new routes to Malaga, Seville and Bilbao, and an enhanced flight frequency on the Barcelona route as part of the airport’s S18 schedule.