Air Malta and Etihad Airways have expanded their code-share agreement to provide travellers with improved connections between Europe, the GCC region and Australia.
The two airlines extended their partnership
to coincide with the launch of Etihad Airways’ service between Abu
Dhabi and Rome this week. Air Malta is placing its ‘KM’ code and flight
number on the new route, while Etihad Airways is placing its ‘EY’ code
and flight number of Air Malta’s non-stop service between Rome and
In addition, Air Malta’s code and flight number will be
placed on Etihad Airways’ services from Abu Dhabi to Australia for the
first time, covering the UAE carrier’s existing flights to Sydney,
Melbourne and Brisbane, as well as Perth, which also launched this week.
expanded agreement follows the success of Air Malta’s existing
code-share on Etihad Airways’ flights between Abu Dhabi and London
Heathrow, Brussels and Manchester. (Source: Etihad Airways, 17-Jul-2014)