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Air Malta to start services to Casablanca, Venice and St Petersburg next summer

In line with its growth stategy, Air Malta announced direct services to three destinations; Casablanca, Venice and St Petersburg for summer 2018. The destinations were announced today during the World Travel Market, the annual leading global travel trade show being held in London between the 6th and the 8th November.

Present at the WTM were Minister for Tourism Dr Konrad Mizzi, Air Malta’s Chairman, Dr Charles Mangion, Air Malta’s Acting CEO, Joseph Galea and Chief Commercial Officer, Paul Sies.



Air Malta will inaugurate a new twice weekly scheduled service every Monday and Thursday marking a return to one of the most important cities of Africa and the largest city in Morocco, Casablanca. The Air Malta is resuming its services to Casablanca after an absence of around 10 years.

Thanks to short and convenient transfers through Malta International Airport, this new Air Malta service will offer seamless flight connectivity between Casablanca and the European cities of Vienna, London, Rome, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Prague, Munich, Brussels, Marseille, Catania, Milan and Zurich together with Tel Aviv.  Air Malta will also provide full cargo services on this route opening up a new cargo gateway to/from Morocco and beyond.

The flight schedule will operate as follows (all times local):

 Monday and Thursday

 KM724  Dep.  Malta  16:30 Arr. Casablanca 17:55
 KM725  Dep.  Casablanca  18:55 Arr.  Malta  23:55



Air Malta will re-start flying to Venice, one of the world’s most romantic and enchanting cities, as from the 26th of March 2018. The Maltese airline will fly to Venice Marco Polo Airport with a twice a week every Monday and Saturday.

The flight schedule will operate as follows:

Monday and Saturday

KM638 Dep. Malta 20:45 Arr Venice 22:30
KM639 Dep. Venice 23:20 Arr Malta 01:10

Venice is one of the most sought after destinations in the Mediterranean.  Situated in north eastern Italy, the entire city of Venice along with its spectecular lagoon are listed as a World Heritage Site. It is known for its beautiful canals, renaissance architecture and art. The most famous is the area comprising the 118 islands in the main districts that are called ‘Sestieri’ where the main monuments and sights are located. Other main attractions are Isola Della Giudecca and Lido di Venezia, and the islands of Murano, Torcello, San Francesco del Deserto and Burano. The city is a major tourist destination, receiving roughly 50,000 tourists every day.

St Petersburg

Air Malta will start operating a twice weekly scheduled service to St Petersburg, Russia, every Wednesday and Saturday as from the 29th March 2018. The flight schedule to the city will complement the three times weekly service to Russia’s capital, Moscow, which will increase to a four weekly flight schedule in peak summer.

The flight schedule will operate as follows (all times local):


 KM568 Dep. Malta 22:00 Arr. St. Petersburg 03:05*
 KM569 Dep. St. Petersburg 03:55* Arr. Malta 07:15*


 KM568 Dep. Malta 21:00 Arr. St. Petersburg 02:05
 KM569 Dep. St. Petersburg 02:55* Arr. Malta 06:15*

* – denotes next day.

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