Air Malta has presented its annual report and consolidated financial Statements for year ended March 2018, during which it reported an operating profit of EUR1,2 million, compared to a loss of EUR 10.8 million in 2017.
Air Malta has started the New Year on a high note by being the first airline to land an Airbus A320neo at Florence’s Peretola airport and having the honour of hosting on board the Italian Serie A football team Fiorentina.
On the back of unprecedented passenger traffic during the summer months, Air Malta’s strategy sees a new focus for the winter, with 27 scheduled destinations, an increase of nine destinations over 2017. The result is a 40 percent capacity increase covering a selection of 300 weekly departures.
Air Malta is scheduled to add two more Airbus A320neo aircraft in summer 2019, as part of its long-term strategy, with eyes on Africa routes and more island bases, according to Charles Mangion, chairman, Air Malta.
Clifford Chetcuti has been named CEO of Air Malta, effective as of September 01.
In line with its growth strategy, from December 17 Air Malta will launch a twice weekly scheduled service to Sicily’s Comiso Airport.
Air Malta has announced that until the end of March, 2018, the airline will be operating more than 110 flights a week to 22 destinations, four times as much as 2016’s operations, a year-on-year increase of 146,000 passengers for the winter schedule.
In a bid to maintain a leading position in the adoption of flight deck technologies, Air Malta, in collaboration with three other international operators, were invited by Jeppesen to participate in a product testing and evaluation programme involving their new and upcoming electronic charting application called Jeppesen Flight Deck Pro 3.0.