Italy's Milan Malpensa Airport sets new passenger handling record in 2018
Jan 28, 2019: Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) saw passenger traffic of 24.6 million passengers in 2018, breaking its previous throughput record (2007: 23.7 million).
The airport says that its goal in 2019 is for annual throughput to exceed 25 million passengers for the first time, and in breaking this threshold, it will push the Italian hub into the top league of European airports.
Among the fastest growing European country markets from the airport in 2018 were the domestic Italian market, along with Germany and Spain. When it comes to long-haul the top markets were the US, China and Canada.
SEA Group manages the two main airports of Milan, Malpensa and Linate.