Can You Guess The Epic Number Of Passengers That Touched Down In Malta's Airport This Year?

HINT: it's a record-breaking number!

Screen Shot 2016 12 21 At 10 51 58

Photo: Malta International Airport / Facebook

It's official – since the 1st January 2016, five million people have been passengers at the Malta International Airport! What does this mean? It means that this year has been a record-shattering one for MIA, with crazy passenger numbers providing them with a new milestone in their history. 

Gsp 6237

Numbers like this were once considered "inconceivable for Malta," said MIA CEO Alan Borg. He confirmed that the focus for the team at MIA will be to continue to improve the infrastructure of Malta's airport, which is made up of just one terminal. Though, it has to be said, it's one pretty damn good one. 

Ezgif Com Gif Maker

Jumping on the celebratory band wagon Dr Edward Zammit Lewis, Minister for Tourism, added that air connectivity would remain a key part of the government's growth strategies. Whilst Malta Tourist Authority CEO, Paul Bugeja, was basically like – damn, we just keep getting better and better at this tourism thing (we're paraphrasing here).

Ezgif Com Crop 7

This is really a celebration for all Maltese people, and testimony to the visit-ability of our awesome, gorgeous, fun, sunny, amazing islands!

Share this post with your friends to celebrate Malta's awesome pulling power!

READ NEXT: With Thousands Expected Home For Christmas - Here's Some Of Malta's Warmest Welcomes

Written By

Ann Dingli

Ann Dingli writes mostly about art and design. She enjoys friendly debates and has accepted that she's a small person.

Comments