Malta International Airport plc - May Traffic Results

On 11 June 2024, Malta International Airport plc announced that passenger movements during May 2024 amounted to a record 858,402, 18.2% above the comparable figure of 726,299 registered last year. In this respect, last month was the airport’s second-best-ever in terms of movements falling just 2.2% short of the airport’s best month, August 2023, which had 878,462 movements.

The seat load factor for May 2024 was 85.9%, 3.0 percentage points more than in May 2023. Furthermore, seat capacity was 14.1% higher when compared to last year, with a total of 5,607 take-offs and landings recorded in May 2024.

MIA stated that the most popular destinations remained Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Poland. Furthermore, MIA noted that Italy accounted for 22.7% of May’s movements, whilst Poland was the largest growing market registering a growth of 62.4% over last year’s levels.

The passenger movements during the five-month period ended May 2024 amounted to 3.21 million, representing an increase of 19.6% over the corresponding period last year.