Malta International Airport plc

07/09/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/09/2024 10:17

Jul, 2024 June Traffic Through Malta Airport Up 13.9%

  • Over 858,000 passengers welcomed in June
  • Passenger movements exceed 33,000 on busiest day of the month
  • Poland fastest-growing market among top five

Traffic through Malta International Airport in June rose by 13.9 per cent compared to the same month the previous year, to total 858,738 passenger movements. Airport operations peaked towards the end of the month, as 33,269 passengers travelled to or from Malta on 207 flights on the 27th of June.

Aircraft movements for the month of June were also up by 14.7 per cent, while seat capacity registered an increase of 13.5 per cent. Registering a marginal improvement of 0.3 pp over the same month in 2023, seat load factor stood at 86.6 per cent.

The top driver of passenger traffic for the month remained the Italian market, with a market share of just over 23 per cent, followed by the United Kingdom (21.0 per cent market share), Germany (8.1 per cent market share), France (7.7 per cent market share) and Poland (5.2 per cent market share).

Total Traffic 858,738 passenger movements
Top Market Italy (198,455 passenger movements)
Most Popular Airport London, Gatwick (50,447 passenger movements)
Aircraft Movements 5,633 take-offs & landings
Seat Capacity 991,771 seats

Fastest-growing Market

(from top 5)

Poland (46.6 per cent)
Cargo and Mail 1,875 tonnes
Year to Date Traffic 4,065,414 passenger movements (+18.4 per cent over 2023)


Malta International Airport has published a traffic pattern guidance, indicating the busiest operational times during the summer months, to enable passengers who are set to depart from the airport over the coming weeks to plan their journey in advance. The guidance was accompanied with a set of travel tips, which have been published on the airport website here, as well as signage which has been installed inside the terminal to guide guests along their journey.

Published on: 09.07.24

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