British Airways flights to Malaga land at Malaga Airport, five miles south-west of Malaga city centre. British Airways has regular direct flights to London from Malaga. Hop in a train, bus or taxi after your flight lands to quickly reach Malaga's sunny beaches and golf clubs. Once your flight has touched down, stretch your legs along Malaga's Paseo del Parque promenade. Explore Malaga's history at the 11th-century Alcazaba Arabic fortress and 14th-century Gibralfaro Castle.
When your flight lands, follow the signs from the Arrivals hall to the Ferrocarril electric train, which runs between Malaga and Fuengirola. You'll be at central Malaga's Centro-Alameda stop in just 15 minutes. Or hop on bus number 19, which travels into central Malaga in about 30 minutes. There's a taxi rank outside flight Arrivals if you're loaded down with bags after your Malaga flight, but be prepared to queue at busy times.
If your Malaga flight arrives early in the morning, head straight for Malaga's seafront to watch the sun rise over palm-fringed beaches. After evening flights head straight to Malaga's lively bars and restaurants. Malaga's light can seem dazzling - it captured the imagination of artist Pablo Picasso, whose family photos are on show in his Malaga boyhood home, the Casa Natal de Picasso. Order a sweet Malaga wine and Malaga specialities like mixed fried fish and squid in an Alameda bar. Shop for souvenir Spanish flamenco dancers and Moorish-style boxes along twisting Calle Granada street in Malaga's Old Town, and pack your bags with cheese and olives from Malaga before your flight back home.