Category: Malaga Airport
This infrastructure will double the airport’s current capacity and will allow the arrival and departure of up to 72 airplanes every hour
Malaga airport will become this summer the fifth in Spain to have two (or more) runways. Aena predict that the opening of the new runway will be in June, and for this to happen, there are still a few matters to resolve like culminate the certification process of the facilities; make some improvements; culminate the staff’s training and carry out the final tests, according to the information provided by this institution.
From spring 2012 will be available new flights with the low cost company Easyjet connecting Malaga airport to London Southend Airport, which will greatly facilitate access for customers in Essex and London looking for a convenient new departure point to the capital of the Costa del Sol reducing greatly the travel time to the popular holiday destination.
A new airline is born; Helitt airlines is Andalusian, with 100 % national capital and aims to become the industry leader in regional, national and international flights. Its basis is set at Malaga Airport, but the company does not exclude the idea of having bases in other Andalusian cities in the future.
There are installed several displays at Malaga airport to inform about the benefits of consuming these products. Malaga Airport hosts until next July 28 a campaign to promote Spanish fruit and vegetables with the aim of supporting the horticultural sector and encourage its consumption among foreign tourists. Under the banner of “Spanish fruits and vegetables […]
The British low cost carrier Jet2.com published yesterday that from March 30, 2012 it will offer direct flights between Malaga airport and the Scottish city of Glasgow.
There have been finished works of the second airfield at Malaga airport, which will double the airport’s capacity from January 2011. This infrastructure will culminate the “Malaga Plan” regarding the expansion the airport, and allows up to 72 takeoffs and landings each hour.
Due to the economic crisis of recent years it might not be surprising that airlines with more activity at Malaga airport are led by three low-cost airlines.
Malaga airport during this exercise is breaking the downward trend in passenger numbers that began with the economic crisis. In fact, estimates for this period include an increase by 10% and more than 13 million passengers, a figure not reached since 2007, when the facility had its record year with 13,5 million passengers.