Malaga Airport passenger numbers increase for the first four months of 2019


Data from Spanish airports operator Aena shows that passenger numbers at Malaga airport are up 7.3% for the first four months of 2019 when compared to 2018. Considered as being the gateway to the Costa del Sol, Malaga airport saw 5.2 million passengers either arrive or depart Malaga airport between January and April of 2019. Of this number, 4.3 million …

British expat arrested for alleged theft of iPad at Malaga airport

British expat arrested for alleged theft of iPad at Malaga airport

A British national living in Spain has been arrested after having allegedly stolen a British holidaymaker’s iPad at Malaga airport. The so far unnamed 45-year-old man grabbed the victims backpack at Malaga airport hoping to get away with the 700€ tablet. According to airport police, the victim of the alleged theft had just arrived in Spain from the UK and …

Budget airline to fly new routes from the UK to Spain

Starting as a charter airline in 2003 Primera Air now flies to over 90 destinations with plans for more intercontinental flights from the UK to North America starting this summer aboard new Airbus A321neo aircraft.   Birmingham Airport’s Tom Screen said: “It was great to welcome the airline and to celebrate their new Midlands operation by giving the aircraft a …

Malaga Airport set to welcome more flights

Given the current predictions, the airport is poised to handle 94,000 arrivals and departures during the busy holiday season. Malaga Airport now has flights servicing 136 destinations around the world carrying a record 18 million passengers in 2017. The importance of the Costa del Sols main gateway is obvious not only from the number of flights arriving and taking off …

New security system at Málaga airport

The new Rapid Access System using face, ID and fingerprint scanners has been officially inaugurated at Málaga airport, although it has been in place as a pilot scheme since May.

Four fined during airport protest

Two current employees and two retired Iberia staff have been fined by the Local Police in Málaga after they caused a traffic jam at the airport which resulted in passengers arriving late at the airport and flights being delayed.

Rincón de la Victoria Council expresses support for local taxi drivers

Rincón de la Victoria Council has become the latest municipality to pass a motion supporting the right of local taxi drivers to pick up and drop off passengers at Málaga airport, something the Málaga taxi drivers are fighting to change. The motion also calls for the Government sub-delegate to take the appropriate measures to ensure the safety of its taxi …

Green Jacket strike at Málaga airport

Every weekend from now until the end of the year, passengers arriving at Málaga airport, the fourth busiest in Spain, will not be able to avail themselves of the information service provided by the ‘Green Jackets’ due to strike action.