The national airline has launched the winter flight schedule, Business Guaranteed, with 156 flights per week. Air Malta is guaranteeing to fly to 15 out of 21 destinations, regardless of how the situation regarding Covid-19 develops.
The Minister for the Economy S. Schembri said that this guarantee offered reassurance and peace of mind to those who choose to travel with Air Malta – i.e that flights continue to operate even with a few passengers on board.
The Chairman of Air Malta C. Mangion said that the company had carried out crucial work in recent months by carrying medical goods and supplies and has carried out more than 500 repatriation flights carrying 13,000 passengers. He said the winter schedule is 45% less than last year's winter schedule.
Air Malta’s Chief Commercial Officer P. Sies said that he was hopeful that Air Malta would cope even during these challenging times. "If the situation improves, then we believe that we’ll have people coming to Malta for a weekend break, a very good example, till last week, until yesterday, the Swiss Market was red coded but overnight it has become orange," said Mr Sies.
(Source: tvm.com.mt, 29-Oct-2020)