There were seven percent more Irish arrivals, year on year in January
Figures for arrivals at Málaga Airport for January show a 7.2% year on year increase for Irish travellers, while all other nationalities saw a fall in numbers. The data from the Spanish Airports Authority AENA, shows 13,288 Irish arrivals at the airport last month, 896 more than in January 2008.
There was a 13.2% reduction in the number of British arrivals at 101,305, and a 27.2% fall in National travellers at 74,294, more than 27,000 fewer than a year ago.
The number of Germans was down 19.2% at 21,648, and Dutch down 10.7% at 9,106. French down 14.4% at 8,853, Belgians down 18.9% at 7,543, Swiss down 4.14% at 6,682, Danish down 23.8% at 5,312, Italians down 39.8% at 4,760, Norwegians down 29% at 4,444, Finnish down 2.7% at 4,138 and Swedish down 60.3% at 2,064.