MORE than half of the 7.4 million foreigners who flew to
And 7 out of 10 LCA passengers were from
In August the number of British travellers using a LCA increased by 7.9 per cent year-on-year, ahead of
The increase in number of French passengers was the biggest rise with 25.6 per cent. But by destination, the
The Canaries was followed by the Balearics (11.1 per cent) and the Valencia Region (7.9 per cent) respectively.
Forty three million foreign people arrived at Spanish airports in the first eight months of 2011, 11.7 per cent more than the same period of 2010.
Of these 25 million (57.3 per cent) used a LCA, a 14.4 per cent yearly rise.
Again, the Canaries led the way with 4 million foreign tourists year-to-date, 27.5 per cent more than the same eight months of 2010.
This is thought to be due to unrest in
By John Jackson