San Javier Passenger Numbers Increased for 20th consecutive month

Passenger numbers at Murcia´s San Javier airport have increased by 10.4% in the first five months of the year, with a total of 422,358 people passing through the airport between January and May. In the first five months of this year a total of 3,167 landing and take-off operations were recorded, 9.3% more than in …

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Costa Blanca Airport Passenger Numbers Up 1.5%

The Costa Blanca´s main air hub, Alicante-Elche Airport welcomed 1,307,789 passengers through its doors in May, an increase of 1.5% compared to the same month of 2017. There were a total of 549,561 people to or from the UK, with domestic travellers from within Spain in second place, with 128,869 passengers, The Netherlands, with 86,231; …

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Sky High Figures

A total of 5,544 aircraft movements, with 882,347 seats, saw the busiest Monday of the year in the Spanish airport network. Coinciding with the early August weekend when many inland tourists return home, to be replaced by those who are taking the later weeks of holidays coming to the coast, the airport traffic proved projections […]

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Record Breaking Airport Figures

Following on from serving over a million passengers in May, Alicante-Elche airport broke its June passenger record this year with 1,073,957 passengers using the facility, 3% more than the same period of last year. The information was revealed this week in the latest figures from airport operator AENA, who also say that the UK is […]

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Busy Week for the Airports

Spanish airports are in the middle of the first summer operation this week, with 30,094 aircraft movements between Monday and Friday. Friday is anticipated as being the busiest day of the week with 5,538 scheduled flights offering 876,265 seats. Locally, Alicante is set to see 1,548 operations with 263,002 seats. The weekend ahead is also […]

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Alicante-Elche Airport Served Over a Million Passengers in May

Alicante-Elche airport exceeded one million passengers in May, for the first time in the El Altet´ airport´s history. There were a total of 1,014,560 passenger movements in May, a 4.1% increase on the same month of last year. Domestic traffic increased by 5.9% with 98,534 passengers, whilst international traffic grew by 4% to 914,137. Visitors from the United Kingdom took the largest share with 449,111, followed by Germany with 72,617, the Netherlands with 63,011, Norway with 61,640, Belgium with 48,546 and Sweden with 40,709. There were a total of 7,089 flights in May, also an increase of 3.1% over the same month last year.

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