Cover photo: Max Zammit plus composites
Air Malta has announced it will begin selling tickets through Ryanair’s website as from today. This new partnership between the two aviation companies will see Ryanair’s 138 million customers access Air Malta’s flights while also boosting Air Malta’s ticket sales through this new distribution channel.
“This is a landmark agreement were both airlines are cooperating together for the benefit of their mutual customers. Over the last year Air Malta has made significant improvements not only to expand its network of destinations with more frequencies and destinations but also changing its product in terms of fare structure and onboard service,” said Air Malta’s Chairman Dr Charles Mangion.
“We are really enthusiastic to enter into this partnership with Europe’s largest airline. Through this agreement we will offer Ryanair’s customers our most popular lowest hand luggage only Go-Light fares introduced last year. This is only stage one of our cooperation, we are looking forward to continue working with Ryanair on more exciting projects such as creating more and better connections between the Air Malta and Ryanair,” added Paul Sies, Air Malta’s Chief Commercial Officer.
David O’Brien, Ryanair Chief Commercial Officer said “We are pleased to announce this exciting partnership with Air Malta, which allows our 139m customers to browse and book flights on 21 new routes from Malta to exciting cities in Austria, Czechia, Israel, Morocco, Russia, Switzerland, Tunisia and Ukraine, in addition to over 300 existing destinations available on the Ryanair.com website, the world’s largest travel website, which receives over 50 million unique visitors every month.
Glad to announce that @Ryanair and @AirMalta have just joined forces on a sales and marketing initiative. Air Malta flights will be available on https://t.co/TSFAAyyuic. This agreement will also assist Air Malta to increase its visibility and tap into new revenue streams.
— Konrad Mizzi (@KonradMizzi) August 21, 2018
74 new routes are being added in total
With 21 of them flying with Air Malta and 53 flying with Ryanair. The announcement was launched with a “seat deal” featuing flights starting from €14.99 in destinations including Austria, Czech Republic, Israel, Russia, Morocco, Switzerland, Tunisia and Ukraine.
Book one of these 74 new routes before midnight on the 23rd of August to get them at the low price of €14.99. The flights must be booked for September or October.