Malaga airport will have 22 new routes this season
At Malaga airport has already begun the high season for airlines which will last until the end of October. This summer the capital of the Costa del Sol will have a 10.1% more seats and 8.9% more scheduled flights from European destinations. Of these, more than 80% of the seats offered by the companies are on flights to international airports.
There will be reinforced the routes with the UK market, but this year there is mostly a significant increase in connections with Germany. So, of these 22 new routes, seven (32% of total) connect the Costa del Sol with the German market and will join the existing 19 routes in summer 2012 from Germany.
Specifically, the new routes to Germany connect Malaga Airport-Costa del Sol with the cities of Dortmund, Cologne, Nuremberg, Hannover, Munich, Munster and Hamburg for which airlines have offered 41.1% more seats and 42.2% more flights, compared with the same period of 2012.
The Nordic markets are also booming and include this summer new routes which bring northern Europe closer to Malaga: two to Norway (Oslo and Bergen) and one to Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark.
Furthermore, there are three new routes to the UK (London-Gatwick, Belfast and Cardiff), Ireland (Knock), Brussels, Paris, Warsaw and the Spanish destinations Madrid-Barajas and Melilla.