Increased international tourism with big rises for Alicante-Elche and San Javier airports helped to fuel a five percent hike in air passenger numbers for February. Nearly 14 million people used Spain’s airports last month, a five point one percent increase on February 2016, with Alicante-Elche’s figures standing at 687 thousand, up by nearly 13 percent over a year.

More services at San Javier airport saw a massive percentage rise in numbers of over 91 percent compared to a year earlier, with 37 thousand passengers using the facility. The resurgence at the airport has been led by a number of companies launching winter flight services despite the continuing uncertainty over the timetable for the move to the new international airport at Corvera.

Load More Related Articles
Load More In 

Check Also

Come and see the new traffic car in Torrevieja

Members of the Guardia Civil are at the marina area of Torrevieja today, displaying a rang…