Malaga airport Costa del Sol has closed the month of May with a 9.8 percent increase in passengers and a 6.1 percent more operations over the same period in 2010, with a total of 1,240,106 passengers. Some important facts despite negative factors like bad weather and the new eruption of a volcano in Iceland, which caused some cancellations with Malaga.
Also the number of movements in May grew at Malaga airport Costa del Sol to reach 10,392 takeoffs and landings, a 6.1 percent more compared to the same period of 2010, according to Spanish Airports and Air Navigation (Aena).
Thus, 10,027 flights were commercial; 2,456 between Spanish cities and 7,571 international flights. The main customers of Malaga airport remain British, German and French tourists to the Costa del Sol.