MALAGA AIRPORT is becoming more globally friendly to travellers.
With the choice of direct flights already in place to New York, now local international travellers are set to benefit from further new routings connecting the Costa del Sol´s own airport to key global flight hubs.
From the end of this month travellers will be able fly directly to Tel Aviv from Malaga in five hours with Israeli national carrier El Al introducing a new flight. While initially scheduled until the end of October, and expected to be used predominantly by Israeli tourists who flock to the Costa del Sol, the flights will additionally provide business travellers with an important new option, as well as national and locally based tourists seeking new holiday options.
In addition Qatar Airways’ is planning a new direct route between Malaga and Doha, the Qatari capital, starting in 12 months’ time. The carrier already services Madrid and Barcelona, but local travellers wishing to use the airline will in future be able to cut out lengthy connections.
The Qatar flight plan will also be welcome to football fans hoping to attend the 2022 World Cup, set to take place in the Gulf state.
With Qatar Airways huge global network, this will also give Costa del Sol travellers easier flight connections to the Far East including China, the Far East, as well as to Australia and South Africa.
Malaga airport opened in 1919 and in the last 13 years has expanded immensely servicing more than 14 million passengers a year to around 60 different countries