Malta International Airport Has Busiest Month Since 2019

Malta International Airport Has Busiest Month Since 2019
Photo Credit: Malta International Airport.

Malta International Airport has had its busiest month since 2019, as the region continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The airport welcomed 848,716 passengers in July, which beat the airport’s previous monthly record from August 2019 by 25,000.

Seat capacity increased by 3.8%, with seat load factor sitting at 89% overall.

Malta International Airport Is Expecting Things To Get Busier…


Malta International Airport Has Busiest Month Since 2019
Photo Credit: Malta International Airport.

Malta International Airport is expecting things to get busier in terms of operations. This is what they had to say in their statement:

“While the terminal was already a hive of activity in July, the August holiday rush is set to bring busier days.”

“Traffic is expected to peak on 17 and 24 August, with each one of these days forecast to see more than 32,000 passengers.”

On its top markets, they also said the following:

“Being [the airport’s] most connected market through flights to 20 airports, Italy showed no signs of ceding the top spot to the United Kingdom, which was the second most popular market for the month.”

“The French market continued to perform exceptionally well, registering growth of 52 per cent over 2019 and outperforming Germany to rank third.”

“Five airlines currently connect Malta International Airport to 10 French airports, contributing to this market’s increasing popularity.”

“Passenger traffic from Spain grew by a marginal 1.2 per cent compared to pre-pandemic levels, with this market retaining the same position it has held since May 2023.”

Overall, things are on the up for the airport, and all eyes are on them to see how the rest of the Summer season will go for them.

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