26.02.2024 | 09:29

Almost full recovery of air connections with Spain

5 April, 2023

The airlines have scheduled 221.8 million seats and close to 1.3 million commercial operations at the airports in the Aena network for the summer season, which began on 26 March and will last until 28 October 2023. Programming in the summer season with the UK and Germany, the main sources of tourism to Spain, has practically recovered the level of 2019, with 96% recovery in both markets.

Overall, there are 4.4% more seats than those operated in the same 2019 season, before the outbreak of the pandemic, and a 1.2% increase in scheduled operations. The airports from which the most seats are offered are Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, with over 44.5 million and Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat, with 37.2 million.

They are followed by the airports of Palma de Mallorca, with 30.3 million (+8%); Malaga-Costa del Sol with 17.9 million (+14%); Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández with 12.3 million (+4%); Ibiza with 9.3 million seats (+11%) and Gran Canaria with 8.8 million (+6%).