Against the going trend regarding Spanish airports, Malaga Airport registered 4.1% more operations during the month of October 2013 compared to the previous year, according to a report from the European agency for air traffic control, Eurocontrol that analysed data from fifty different airports throughout Europe.
For instance, Madrid Barajas airport lost the most air traffic during the month of October, registering a loss of 10% compared to data from the same month in 2012. Madrids airport ranked seventh in all airports included, with the most flights per day ranking, averaging 470 daily flights.
Barcelonas airport, El Prat, also registered quite sever losses in air traffic, having lost 4.7%. Catalonias large airport ranked ninth in October, averaging 388 flights each day.
Palma de Mallorca airport registered just a slight drop (0.8%) and ranked twentieth in the list, with 264 daily flights. Meanwhile, Las Palmas air traffic grew by a whopping 5.6%.
Malaga airport is considered as one of the elite airports in Spain in this regard and handles lots of direct flights and transfers.
Malaga Airport Taxi have benefitted from this annual increase and have upped their total of transfers both by taxi and minibus to record highs in 2013.