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Nearly two million passengers used Malaga airport in May

Malaga Airport.
Malaga Airport. / SUR
  • A total of 7.1 million people flew to or from the Costa del Sol in the first five months of 2019

Nearly two million passengers used Malaga airport during May, latest official figures reveal, taking the running total for the year up to 7.1 million after five months.

The month saw 6.1% more flights than in May last year and a year-on-year passenger increase of 4.2%. The nearly two million passengers last month came and went on near 14,000 flights.

Passengers on domestic flights were up 7.7% to more than 250,000, while there was a 3.7% increase in users of links with other countries.

More than 600,000 of May’s passengers travelled between the Costa del Sol and airports in the UK. More than 155,000 people used services between Malaga and Germany and 125,000 travelled to or from French airports.