Malta’s airport experiences its busiest September ever

Malta Airport has enjoyed a record breaking September.

More than 762,360 people passed through the terminal in Gudja last month, an increase of 7.8 per cent over the same time last year.

An airport spokeswoman said: ‘September was off to a busy start at Malta International Airport, registering just over 28,800 passenger movements on the first day.

‘By the end of September, the airport team had welcomed 762,361 passengers.

‘Aircraft movements were also up by 6.5 per cent, while seat capacity registered an increase of 7.3 per cent.’

Malta’s most popular markets for the month were the United Kingdom +1.8 per cent, Italy +4.5 per cent, Germany +25.5 per cent, France -1.0 per cent and Spain +2.5 per cent.

September also saw Malta Airport launch its last new route for the summer season, when it welcomed the first flight from Cairo.