As of May 2017, Air Malta will be discontinuing its Manchester route to focus on other, more profitable ones, the national airline said in a statement. Air Malta said that it will be increasing frequencies on Munich, Brussels, Amsterdam, Vienna, Zurich, Rome, Catania, Lyon, Palermo, Prague and Moscow.
"Air Malta is focusing its efforts on its best performers and will operate with up to double daily flights in peak summer to Munich, Rome and Catania," Air Malta said. "Next summer, Air Malta will be operating 150 weekly flights to 29 destinations and planning to carry 1.2 million passengers while continue operating with a fleet of eight aircraft similar to this year," it added. (Source: maltatoday.com, 23-Dec-2016)