Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (6 Nov) announced a new route from Malta to Amman, Jordan, its 62nd route from Malta, with a twice weekly service commencing in April, as it extends its biggest ever Summer 2019 schedule. Ryanair will now operate 62 routes in total, which will deliver 3.1m customers p.a. through Malta airport next year, as Ryanair grows it’s Malta traffic by 15%.
Ryanair’s Malta Summer 2019 schedule now includes:
- 1 new route to Amman (2 wkly)
- 62 routes in total
- 1 extra based aircraft ($100m investment) (6 total)
- 1m customers p.a. (up 15%)
- 2,325* “on-site” jobs p.a.
In addition to these 62 Summer 2019 routes, Ryanair recently launched a new flight partnership with Air Malta, which will allow Ryanair.com’s 600 million annual visitors to book Air Malta flights on the Ryanair.com website. Customers can browse and book Air Malta flights on 21 routes from Malta to 8 different countries across Africa, Asia and Europe, including Russia and Tunisia.
Ryanair’s Chief Commercial Officer, David O’Brien said:
“Ryanair is pleased to announce a brand new route from Malta to Amman, Jordan starting in April 2019, which will operate twice-weekly as part of our our biggest ever Malta Summer 2019 schedule. This new route will bring us to 62 routes to Malta and 15 routes to Jordan (including 4 winter routes to Aqaba).
We are delighted to further strengthen our cooperation with the Malta Tourism Authority. This new route from Amman further promotes Maltese tourism and now introduces guests from 21 different countries to one of the most attractive sun destinations in the world.
To celebrate we are releasing seats for sale on these routes from just €14.99, for travel in January 2019, which are available for booking until 5pm Wednesday (7 Nov). Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”
Minister for Tourism Hon. Konrad Mizzi said:
“Ryanair’s new announcement demonstrates its commitment towards the Maltese islands, shortly after it invested $100m to base its sixth aircraft in Malta. This new route from Amman to Malta is estimated to bring around 11,200 inbound visitors to our islands during the summer months.
Connecting Malta to new routes in the Middle East supports the development of Malta into a business and leisure hub in line with the Government’s vision.”