Ryanair’s inaugural flight from Madrid, Spain, landed in Malta yesterday morning with 165 passengers on board: A load factor of over 87 per cent. This is the eleventh route now being operated to Malta by the low cost carrier. The other routes currently serviced by Ryanair to and from Malta are: Treviso/Venezia, Pisa, Trapani and Bari in Italy, Luton, Bristol and Edinburgh in the UK, Girona in Spain, Dublin in Ireland and Stockholm Skavsta in Sweden.
Commenting on the inauguration of this new route, Malta Tourism Authority chairman, Sam Mifsud, said that “air accessibility to Malta is the lifeblood of our tourism industry. That is precisely why we are very pleased to welcome Ryanair’s eleventh route to Malta currently in operation. Moreover, the Madrid route further strengthens our air link with the Iberian peninsula, wherein Spain is fast becoming one of our key source markets”.
The Ryanair Madrid/Malta route will be operating all year round on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.