MLA - VIE

Situated between Sicily and Libya, Malta remains a very popular destination, especially for inbound tourism. According to the airport’s own data, the airport welcomed about 7.8 million passengers in 2023, well and truly above the 2019 level. The arrival of Tunisair Express in 2020, Air France in 2021 and Eurowings in 2023 all contributed. However, […]

Air Malta - Nice

Long-established Air Malta is expected to cease to exist at the end of this year. The loss-making carrier, which could not secure more state aid, is to be replaced by a brand-new operator; one without historic shackles. The purpose is to be considerably more efficient, lower-cost and competitive. Given Air Malta’s big route removal recently, […]

MLA - MAD

Malta International Airport welcomed over 7.3 million passengers in 2019. Not bad for an island with just over 500,000 inhabitants. Between 2000 and 2009 annual demand was fairly steady at around three million passengers. However, between 2009 and 2019 traffic more than doubled, with passenger numbers increasing steadily every year. Much of this was driven […]

September 22, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

ASOne BRS base launch sign

UK leisure carrier Jet2.com has been patiently waiting for the UK government to allow relatively unrestricted travel to destinations in and around the Mediterranean. With the Balearic Islands in Spain recently added to the ‘green list’ of destinations (from which returning travellers do not have to quarantine) the carrier was finally able to launch flights […]