Malpensa Airport (MXP) Passenger and Flight Statistics Q1, 2023

Malpensa Airport Sees Significant Recovery in Q1 2023 with 63% Increase in Passenger Traffic

Malpensa Airport (MXP) has experienced a remarkable rebound in passenger traffic during the first quarter of 2023, with a notable 63.07% increase compared to the same quarter in the previous year. This positive trend comes after a challenging period for the airport due to the global pandemic.

In Q1 2022, Malpensa Airport recorded a significant surge in passenger numbers, with a staggering 365.75% increase compared to the previous year. This growth was a promising sign of recovery for the airport, which had been severely impacted by travel restrictions and reduced demand.

However, the first quarter of 2023 has surpassed expectations, with a total of 5,127,115 passengers passing through Malpensa Airport. This represents a remarkable 63.07% increase compared to the same period in 2022. The surge in passenger traffic indicates a strong recovery for the airport and the aviation industry as a whole.

Passenger and flight statistics for Malpensa Airport (MXP) comparing Q1, 2023 and the past 4 years and full year flights data
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Looking at the passenger statistics for the past four years, it is evident that Malpensa Airport has faced significant challenges. In Q1 2019, the airport recorded 5,545,430 passengers, which decreased by 31.29% in Q1 2020 due to the onset of the pandemic. The following year, in Q1 2021, the airport experienced a drastic decline of 82.28% in passenger numbers.

The return of passenger traffic to Malpensa Airport

However, the recovery began in Q1 2022, with a remarkable 365.75% increase in passenger traffic compared to the previous year. This positive trend continued into Q1 2023, with a 63.07% increase compared to the same quarter in 2022. These figures indicate a steady recovery for Malpensa Airport and a positive outlook for the aviation industry.

In terms of overall passenger statistics, Malpensa Airport witnessed a significant growth of 122.07% in 2022 compared to the previous year. This recovery was a positive sign for the airport, which had experienced a decline of 74.90% in 2020 due to the pandemic. The subsequent increase of 32.84% in 2021 further indicated a gradual recovery.

When it comes to flight statistics, Malpensa Airport has been a popular choice for travelers to various destinations. The top country destinations include Italy, Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom, and France. Among the international destinations, London, Paris, Barcelona, Istanbul, and Amsterdam have been the most sought-after. For domestic travel, Catania, Napoli, Palermo, Lamezia-terme, and Bari have been the top choices.

In terms of airlines, easyJet, Ryanair, Wizz Air, Neos, and Vueling have been the preferred carriers for passengers traveling through Malpensa Airport.

As the aviation industry continues to recover, Malpensa Airport is expected to see further growth in passenger traffic. The positive trends in Q1 2023 indicate a promising future for the airport and the travel industry as a whole.

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