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Ibiza airport welcomes over 200,000 passengers in January for the first time

In January, Ibiza airport witnessed a historic milestone in air traffic, with 204,092 passengers, marking a 2.4% increase from January 2023 and surpassing the 200,000 passenger threshold for the first time in a month. This growth is part of a continuing trend of increasing passenger numbers, up from 199,402 in 2023 and significantly higher than pre-pandemic levels in 2019, which saw 172,848 passengers in January. The majority of this traffic was domestic, involving 187,593 passengers (2.3% increase), while international flights contributed 16,376 passengers (2.7% increase), with Holland, the United Kingdom, and France being the top sources of international visitors. Despite the rise in passenger numbers, flight operations decreased by 3.9%. Overall, 2023 was a record-breaking year for the Ibiza airport, which is ranked fifth in Spain and within the top 100 globally, handling 8.9 million passengers and 82,803 flights, showing significant growth in both domestic (10.5% increase) and international traffic (8.9% increase), with the Anglo-Saxon, Italian, German, and Dutch markets being the largest contributors to the international segment.

For the full article, please visit Diario de Ibiza website here.

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