Malta International Airport plc - January Traffic Results

On 12 February 2024, Malta International Airport plc published the January 2024 traffic results. Passenger movements reached a new record for January and amounted to 465,482 passenger movements, which is 11.3% higher than the previous record registered in January 2020, prior to the pandemic. Passenger movements in January 2024 were also 22.7% higher than the movements registered in the same month last year.

Meanwhile, the seat load factor for January 2024 stood at 74% compared to almost 77% in January 2023 and 71% in January 2020. However, the airport operator noted that seat capacity increased by 27.4% when compared to the same month last year.

MIA explained that Italy (+24% over 2023) remained its largest market in January 2024, followed by the UK (+23%), Poland (+59%), Germany (+30%) and France (-20%).

MIA also highlighted that a recent report published by Airports Council International (ACI) regarding the 2023 performance of airports across Europe, Malta International Airport ranked among the top five airports within the region.