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Articles Tagged ‘Air Malta’

Air Malta takes off for Tunis

Air Malta takes off for Tunis

Air Malta begins a three times weekly service between Malta and Tunis. 

Malta Airport on target for five million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Air Malta and starting six new routes this winter

Malta Airport on target for five million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Air Malta and starting six new routes this winter

After a decade of stagnation, Malta’s traffic has surged since 2009 thanks primarily to Ryanair. We look at the airport’s recent growth, seasonality and shift in airline capacity. Plus which country markets are growing fastest and what’s new for 2017.

Air Malta returns to Palermo

Air Malta returns to Palermo

Air Malta commences a twice-weekly operation between Malta and the Sicilian capital – last served by the carrier in April 2011.


Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Malta and KLM inaugurate their code-share agreement, while Ryanair announces two new routes from Turin. More news also from London City, Naples, Miami, Cleveland Burke Lakefront and Iasi airports as well as from Monarch Airlines.

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

In 2014, Europe’s flag-carriers reported traffic growth of 2.9%, according to the AEA. All geographic markets were up except for North Africa (down 3.5%), with North Atlantic and the Middle East leading the way (both +5.1%).

Air Malta expands seasonal offering with Djerba service

Air Malta expands seasonal offering with Djerba service

Air Malta begins seasonal operations from Malta to Djerba with twice-weekly flights, using A320s.


40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

On 1 April, Air Malta entered into its fifth decade, having been set up in 1974. Since then, the airline has focussed on delivering inbound tourists to the Mediterranean group of islands. anna.aero takes a look at the airline’s current network 40 years on.

Valencia shows-off Cake certificate; Ryanair opens Greek base #3 at Athens; Emirates celebrates 10th anniversary at Glasgow; Air Serbia at Sofia, more news from Munich, Stuttgart, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, Newcastle, Shannon, Bordeaux and Jacksonville airports

Valencia shows-off Cake certificate; Ryanair opens Greek base #3 at Athens; Emirates celebrates 10th anniversary at Glasgow; Air Serbia at Sofia, more news from Munich, Stuttgart, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, Newcastle, Shannon, Bordeaux and Jacksonville airports

Another busy week for Network Planning Community News, including Valencia Airport showing-off COTW certificate; Ryanair opening its third base at Athens Airport and Emirates celebrating its 10th anniversary at Glasgow Airport. We also have newsworthy events from our peers from around the world.

Air Malta introduces Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen link from Malta

Air Malta introduces Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen link from Malta

Air Malta begins twice-weekly flights between Malta and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, utilising its A320s.


Air Malta launches operations in Algeria

Air Malta launches operations in Algeria

Air Malta connects Malta Airport and Algiers Airport with twice-weekly services.

Europe's leading airports for regional operations revealed

Europe’s leading airports for regional operations revealed

anna.aero was in Edinburgh last week, attending the ERA Regional Airline Conference. Inspired by one presentation in particular, we decided to identify Europe’s leading ‘regional’ airports based on a variety of aircraft criteria. Amsterdam and Frankfurt did well but London Heathrow ranked 281st in one of our tables.

Air Malta facing increasing competition from Ryanair; passenger numbers down 4% in 2011 on 12 Airbus fleet

Air Malta facing increasing competition from Ryanair; passenger numbers down 4% in 2011 on 12 Airbus fleet

How have Air Malta’s passenger numbers developed in recent years, and how seasonal is demand to and from the Mediterranean island. Which are its leading city and country markets? How much of a challenge does Ryanair represent and what have been Air Malta’s key network developments this winter?