With regular Malta flights to and from most European countries, going to and from Malta could not be any easier. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, you can easily book your own flights to Malta and choose the best possible deal from a number of airlines offering you the ideal departure airport, time and duration. The Maltese islands are serviced by direct scheduled and low cost flights operated by most major airlines, offering cheap Malta flights.
Air Malta is the national airline and offers flights from over 50 airports in Europe, North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean, with over 200 flights a week. Air Malta regularly offers cheap Malta flights through special offers for long-term bookings. The airline code for Air Malta is KM, which stands for the Knights of Malta.
Cheap flights to Malta
A number of airlines provide cheap flights to Malta. These include: Ryanair which offers flights to Malta from Luton, Pisa and Dublin. Bremen in Germany, from Girona in Spain, Bari in Italy, and Stockholm Nykoping in Sweden. Click Air, which flies to and from Barcelona in Spain, EasyJet, Air Berlin, Germanwings which serves the routes of Stuttgart and Cologne in Germany. Thomsonfly.com, Centralwings from Warsaw, Poland, Meridiana from Bologna, Italy and Excel Airways. Other direct flights services are provided by British Airways, Lufthansa, Alitalia, Jet Air (from Belgium), SAS Snowflake (from Copenhagen and Stockholm).
There are no direct flights to Malta from the USA or Canada. However, since the Maltese islands are just a few hours flying time away from most European cities, one can easily choose a transatlantic carrier to fly to Europe, and then connect to Malta from one of a large number of European cities. Air Malta has special agreements with Delta, Northwest and Virgin Atlantic. You can fly out of the USA with these carriers and connect with Air Malta at the appropriate European gateway, using just one ticket for the entire journey. The most popular connecting gateways are London, Rome, Frankfurt and Vienna.
Malta Flight Times
The duration of the journey to Malta depends on various factors such as your departure point, the European gateway you use, and the connection time between flights etc. Typically, transatlantic flights from JFK, Newark or Washington take between 6 to 8 hours to get to Europe. Malta flights from London take about 3 hours and 20 minutes, from Frankfurt about 2 hours and 55 minutes, and from Rome 1 hour and 30 minutes.