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Record Passenger Numbers at Málaga Airport

Record Passenger Numbers at Málaga Airport

In February Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport handled a 9.2% increase in passenger numbers when compared to the same month in 2018. Staff at the airport also dealt with a 6.1% increase in the number of flight operations. There were 1,052,194 passengers and 8,140 take-offs/landings in February, according to airport operator AENA. The vast majority of Continue Reading

Málaga Airport Had Busiest Year Ever in 2018

Málaga Airport handled over 19m passengers in 2018

In terms of passenger numbers, 2018 was the busiest year in the history of Málaga Costa del Sol Airport. This is according to figures released by airport operator, AENA. Beating 2017’s record, which fell slightly short of 19 million passengers, growth in both the domestic and international sectors brought 19,021,704 passengers through the airport. This Continue Reading

Passenger Growth in November at Málaga Airport

Passenger Growth in November at Málaga Airport

Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport handled just over one million passengers in November, an increase of 8% when compared to the same month last year. The number of flights also increased, by 8.9%, to reach a little over nine thousand operations. The bulk of November’s passengers moved on commercial flights, the vast majority (933,679) flying internationally. Continue Reading

Property Prices Appear Stable in August

Property Prices Appear Stable in August

Second hand property prices in Spain registered a slight increase in August, rising 0.4% to reach an average of 1,697 euros per square metre. Looking at the costs last August, the year-on-year increase is +9.2%, according to data from idealista. Property prices appear to have stablilised following years of significant increases. We are still seeing Continue Reading

July Saw Busiest Day Ever at Malaga Airport

July 28th was the airports busiest day ever

Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport has handled 2.1% more passengers and 2.8% more flights between January and July this year than it did in the same period last year. Specifically, in the first seven months of the year, the airport has seen over 10.8 million passengers distributed across more than 80,000 flights. The bulk of the Continue Reading

Used Housing Prices Increased in June

Prices fell in eight communities in June

The price of second-hand housing in Spain registered an increase of 1.1% during June, bringing the average per square metre to 1,664 euros. When compared to the same month in 2017 (1,554 euros), the year-on-year increase is 7.1%, according to the latest data from idealista. Autonomous Communities Prices fell in eight communities in June. The Continue Reading

Málaga Airport Saw 1.7 million Passengers in April

Málaga handled 1.7 million passengers in April

Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport handled 2.8% more operations in April, and 0.1% more passengers than in the same month of the previous year. Specifically, 1,697,759 travellers moved on 12,311 flights. It should be noted that last year saw Holy Week entirely in April, while this year it was mostly in March (between Thursday, March 28 Continue Reading

Málaga Airport Sees Passenger Numbers Rise

Almost a million passengers in February

Málaga Airport handled 5.4% more passengers in February and 4.2% more flights than in the same month last year. Almost a million passengers (963,939) passed through on 7,671 flights, according to airport network AENA. The bulk of the passengers moved on commercial flights. Of these, 785,467 travelled on international flights, representing growth of 2.8%, when Continue Reading

Record Number of Foreign Buyers in 2017

2017 saw many records broken in Spain in relation to tourism and the real estate market. Now, figures from the Association of Registrars shows the number of properties sold to foreign buyers also broke records. During 2017, foreign buyers bought more than 61,000 homes in Spain, mostly in the coastal provinces and the islands. According Continue Reading

A Busy Start To 2018 for Málaga Airport

Malaga airport saw 7.8% increase in passengers

Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport started 2018 with a 7.8% increase in passenger numbers. There was also a 6.8% increase in flight operations, when compared to January 2017. Specifically, there were 935,155 travellers distributed over 7,785 flights, according to the latest figures from airport operator AENA. The bulk of passengers (929,163) counted in January moved on Continue Reading