The Leader - Andrew Atkinson
Alicante-Elche airport in El Altet is getting back on track amid the coronavirus pandemic that lead to lockdown in Spain – bringing the airport to an almost standstill.
Data published by Aena, relating to passenger numbers in May was 6,099% higher than in April 2020.
A further increase in international flights during June is expected – despite the UK Government keeping Spain on the traffic lights Amber list
Passengers in May was 219,839 in contrast of the 1.4 million in May 2019.
In April 2021 there were 1,542 landings and take-offs at Alicante-Elche airport, rising to 2,346 in May.