As Spain’s fourth busiest airport, Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport receives service by more than 30 airline companies. Ryanair operates the busiest schedule in Malaga’s main airport. This Irish low cost airline uses this airport as one of dozens of international hubs. All year long, Ryanair connects the beautiful Mediterranean resort community of Malaga with other major European cities such as Budapest, Brussels, Frankfurt, Oslo, and Stockholm. During specific seasons, Ryanair also offers trips to other major European cities like Bratislava, Malmo, Marseille, Milan, Pisa, and Wroclaw.
Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport is also well connected to other major destinations in Spain via direct Ryanair service. The Irish company operates trips to Barcelona, Santander, Valencia, Volladoid, and Zaragoza. All domestic and international flights offered by Ryanair are available in Pier D of Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport. Additionally, Pier B and Pier C are dedicated to Ryanair flights to the United Kingdom. British tourists from Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Liverpool, and Manchester have great access to Spain’s Costa del Sol region thanks to Ryanair. Cork, Dublin, and Shannon are major cities in Ryanair’s home nation of Ireland that are also connected to Malaga.
Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport also serves as an important hub for Vueling. This Spanish low cost carrier links Malaga with major European capital cities like Brussels, Copenhagen, Paris, and Rome. Based in Pier D of the terminal, Vueling also operates direct routes between Malaga and Spain’s Canary Islands.
Spain’s beautiful city of Malaga is definitely a popular destination for British tourists because several major U.K. airlines serve Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport. British Airways directs air traffic between Malaga and two major airports in England’s capital; London Gatwick and London City. In addition to offering direct flights to four airports in the London region, Easyjet also operates trips to other major U.K. cities such as Belfast and Glasgow. Flybe and Jet2 offer trips to regional airports in the United Kingdom such as Leeds/Bradford and Southampton. Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines offer convenient charter flights between Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport and multiple destinations within the United Kingdom.
Spain’s flag carrier offers limited service at Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport. Operating in Pier D, Iberia invites Spaniards from Madrid and Valencia to come and enjoy the resorts in Malaga.
The list of other popular European airlines serving Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport includes Alitalia, Air France, Lufthansa, Luxair, Scandinavian Airlines, and Turkish Airlines. Major airlines from outside of Europe that serve Malaga include the U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines and Russia’s Aeroflot.