London Southend Airport has launched three new Mediterranean routes – Malta, Sardinia, and Sicily – providing even more choice for passengers this summer.
From May 4th, Air Malta will be operating three direct flights a week to the beautiful island of Malta, of which Valletta is the 2018 European Capital of Culture.
The airline will also be putting on direct flights two times a week to Catania, Sicily, and twice a week to Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia.
Glyn Jones, chief executive of Stobart Aviation, owners of London Southend Airport, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Air Malta to London Southend – the UK capital’s best and fastest growing airport.
“With our multi-award-winning facilities, fast and frequent train services to London and market-leading record for punctuality, we look forward to providing an excellent service to passengers wanting to explore Malta, Sicily and Sardinia.”
Flybe, operated by Stobart Air, and easyJet, already cover 34 popular domestic and European destinations including Amsterdam, Groningen, Prague, Budapest, Cologne, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Ibiza, from London Southend.
Charles Mangion, chairman of Air Malta, added: “We are thrilled to be announcing today’s flight services connecting Malta, Sicily, Sardinia and London.
“This is more good news for Maltese, Sicilian, Sardinian and British tourists alike who now have the opportunity to visit these destinations through Air Malta’s services.
“Indeed, these are interesting times for Air Malta.”