Airlines at Malaga Airport - The Airport in Malaga
A large number of Airlines offers direct flights from Malaga Airport to more than fifty cities all over the world and also direct flights to eleven Airports in Spain. There are direct air connections between the Airport in Malaga and more than fifty cities throughout the world, with frequencies that usually differ in the summer months from the rest of the year.
Great Britain heads the list of these connections as visitors from these isles represent the Costa del Sol’s primary foreign market. The number of its cities from which one can fly to Malaga non-stop considerably exceeds the number of Spanish cities. For example, London is connected to the Costa del Sol through the airports of Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted, out of which operate a total of five airlines: British Airways, British Midland, Aer Lingus, EasyJet and Monarch. Flights to Dublin are operated by Aer Lingus and Ryanair, while the former company has a direct link to Cork and the latter to Shannon.
Aer Lingus and EasyJet lines operate flights to Belfast, while British Midland, Monarch and Ryanair go to Birmingham. The last-named airline also flies to Bournemouth and Bristol, a city that EasyJet also has a direct connection to. Ryanair takes care of Edinburgh and this line also operates flights to Glasgow, as does EasyJet. Cardiff is connected thanks to British Midland, Leeds by Jet2 and Liverpool by Ryanair and EasyJet. Manchester is handled by EasyJet and Monarch, Newcastle by the first of these lines and Nottingham by British Midland. Germany has the second largest number of cities with direct links to the Pablo Picasso Terminal at the Malaga Airport. To be specific, Berlin is linked by two airlines: EasyJet and Air Berlin. The latter company also provides connections to Düsseldorf and Hamburg as well as to Stuttgart, a city in which Germanwings operates. Ryanair, for its part, flies to Bremen and Niederrhein and also to Frankfurt. This city also has Malaga flights operated by two other airlines, Lufthansa and Condor. The latter is the airline that has set up direct flights to Munich.
The cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Eindhoven are directly linked to the capital of the Costa del Sol by Transavia, while AS Air-X handles connections to the Swedish capital of Stockholm. This latter airline has flights from four Norwegian cities: Oslo, Bergen, Moss and Stavanger. The SAS line has announced the resumption of its flights between Malaga and Oslo. Cimber Air flies to three Danish capitals: Copenhagen, Aalborg and Billund. Transavia and AS Air-X also connect the capitals of the Costa del Sol and Norway, as does AS Air- X in the case of Aalborg.
The Spanish airline Air Europa handles direct flights between Paris and Malaga while EasyJet does likewise between Malaga and Basel-Mulhouse. Moscow, the capital of the Russian Federation, is connected to Malaga by Aeroflot while Blue Jet provides the link to Bucharest, the capital of Romania. Bulgaria Air connects the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. The AS Air-X company operates the flights between Malaga and Warsaw, the capital of Poland, and Luxair those from Luxembourg.
Two Swiss cities, Geneva and Zurich, also have direct air links to Malaga thanks to EasyJet and Swiss, while the Finnish capital of Helsinki is connected by Finnair and Air Finland. Vueling and EasyJet provide access from Rome and Milan, the two most important Italian cities, as does TAP from Lisbon. Three companies operate out of the Belgian capital of Brussels: Ryanair, Brussels Airlines and Jet Air. The Transat line connects Malaga with the populous Canadian city of Montreal. Finally, Morocco is linked to neighbouring Malaga through Casablanca, Marrakech and Nador, by courtesy of Air Nostrum in the first case and Al Andalus in the other two.
As far as Spain is concerned, the Principality of Asturias is connected to Malaga by the Air Nostrum line, which also operates flights from Valencia and Melilla. Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Gerona, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife and Gran Canaria also have direct air connections with Malaga through various airlines, as does Ceuta thanks to Inaer Helicopters. As is well known, Ryanair recently announced that, beginning in June, it will offer direct air links between Malaga and another nineteen Spanish or foreign destinations. In March Delta Airlines resumed flights between the Costa del Sol and New York.