07 November 2018

Air Malta

For Winter 2018/19 and to the end March 2019, 27 scheduled destinations
Air Malta is setting its sights on extending its record passenger growth numbers into the Winter season with the start of its winter flight schedule this week.
On the back of unprecedented passenger traffic during the summer months, the airline’s strategy sees a new focus for the winter, with 27 scheduled destinations, an increase of nine destinations over last year. The result is a 40 per cent capacity increase covering a selection of 300 weekly departures.
Minister for Tourism Konrad Mizzi (3rd left), Air Malta Chairman Dr Charles Mangion (4th left), Chief Executive Captain Clifford Chetcuti (centre) celebrating the inaugural flight to Leipzig with the crew of the first flight headed by Captain Cedric Fenech Azzopardi (1 st left).
Air Malta is committed to growing inbound and outbound tourism especially during the shoulder and winter periods. The airline aims to offer a diverse selection of main city and hub airports and a high level of frequencies to and from Malta, giving passengers optimum choice and optimum value for money as well as several options to connect beyond to/from airports nor served with direct flights.
Several of the new routes launched in the last 12 months have proven to be highly successful and will subsequently be retained, including Lisbon, Cagliari, Malaga, Casablanca and Kiev.
The 5 th Freedom flights between Catania and Vienna and between Catania and London (Southend) will also be retained. Meanwhile, the German market, which has for many years been a mainstay to both the airline and the country’s tourism success, will be given renewed focus. The airline will be placing a lot of new capacity and investing in the German market by adding three new destinations; the capital Berlin, Hamburg and Leipzig
With double daily flights to Munich, five weekly to Frankfurt and a twice weekly flights to Dusseldorf, Air Malta is making sure to cover the German market with 50 weekly departures to and from six airports.
This Winter (November - March) Air Malta will operate direct flights to Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Cagliari, Catania, Casablanca, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Lisbon, London (Gatwick), London (Heathrow), London (Southend), Kiev, Malaga, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Palermo, Paris (Charles De Gaulle), Paris (Orly), Rome, Tel Aviv, Tunis, Vienna and Zurich. The airline will also operate flights between Catania - Vienna, Catania - London (Southend) and Cagliari - London (Southend). The winter schedule starts on the 28th October and runs up to the end March 2019
Air Malta’s first flight took off on 1st April 1974. The airline has been instrumental in opening up and connecting Malta to the rest of the world, diversifying and presenting new tourism market opportunities to and from the islands.
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Text edited by Alisè Vitri
Source and photos: Air Malta Corporate Communications
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