Malta International Airport (MLA/LMML)
New routes and frequency possibilities and why these routes would work
|The growing Russian community and holiday-makers in Malta have been on the increase as Malta’s climate, rich culture and history have proven to be an appealing all-year round destination|
Other Major reasons to serve this airport
- Malta has an intriguing 7,000 years of history including the oldest free-standing stone monuments in the world. Its fascinating culture has been influenced by the many nationalities that have occupied Malta in the past.
- Malta also boasts several luxurious spa resorts and a variety of 4 and 5 star hotels.
- Malta is amongst the key players in the region with regards to transhipment as well as being a European leader in the i-gaming industry. It is currently working to become an ICT and financial hub that will in turn generate even more demand for air travel.
- Nightlife in Malta is amongst the most vibrant and thriving within the Mediterranean. Crystal clear sea offering excellent diving sites and ideal for all kinds of water-sports surrounds this island, together with a variety of beaches and an enviable climate.
- Property in Malta, especially after it’s membership in the European Union, has proven to be an appealing investment opportunity for foreigners, many of which are purchasing homes since Malta has favourable regulations for allowing foreign citizens to reside in the country.
- Malta is also a favourite destination for students wishing to improve their English, since it offers various English-teaching schools especially for price-sensitive students.
- The economic output of Malta has been strengthening especially since Malta’s entry in the European Union in 2004 and the adoption of the Euro in 2007. Malta’s growth in GDP in 2011 4.6%, 3.2% above the average in the euro area, whilst inflation in 2011 was a mere 1.3%.
Marketing and other support
- Malta International Airport appreciates and supports all airlines interested in taking up new routes in strategic markets and new routes that have been identified as being currently under-served by offering incentive schemes. Depending on the route growth in question, airlines may be eligible for various additional backing, both financial as well as in terms of advertising.
- Airline Incentives at Malta International Airport
- New Routes
- Strategic Routes
- Transfer Traffic
- Free Landings in Winter
- Non-EU Traffic
- Free Parking
- Rebate on Night Surcharge
For more information please contact us for detailed information about our incentives via , visit www.maltairportmarketing.com or scan the QR code below:
- Malta is situated in the Mediterranean, strategically located between Europe and Africa. Distances from Malta are: Sicily 93 km to the North and Tunisia 288 km to the South.
- MLA is ideally located to allow easy access to all parts of the country, including: Central Valletta, Resort areas, Cruise Ship terminals and Freeport terminal.
- MLA is served by the local bus services, taxis as well as several car rental companies.
Malta International Airport is Malta's only airport – having a 30 minute catchment of the whole of Malta's population, which were 417,617 inhabitants in 2011.
- 45 min catchment area: 872,000 people
- 60min catchment area: 1.095 million people
- 80 min catchment area: 3.357 million people
- 150min catchment area: 5.762 million people
- 180min catchment area: 8.615 million
Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors
- Cargo and Mail: 16,231 Tonnes in 2011
- Cargo handling currently provided by following handling agents:
- Malta has room to expand
Airport ranks as Best in Europe in ASQ Passenger Survey for second consecutive year
- Malta Airport has once again ranked as the top airport in Europe across all categories for 2011 in the annual ACI Airport Service Quality (ASQ) passenger survey. This follows a similar ranking achieved in 2010.
- 2 Runways: 14/32 – 3544m (among the longest in Europe) 06/24 – 2377m
- Cat II ILS/DME and ILS/NDB on runways 14 and 32, SSR
- Elevation – 300 ft
- Fire Fighting Category - 9
- Passenger Terminals – 1
- Capacity (passengers) - 5 million per year (1,500 per hour)
- Aircraft Stands - 24
- Check-in Desks - 26
- Operational Hours – 24
- Slot Coordinated - Yes
- Ground-handling Services – 2 (Airmalta Groundhandling and Servisair Globeground)
- Schengen member since January 2008
- Total Passengers in 2011: 3,506,513 (+6.5%)
- Scheduled/Charter/LCC Mix of Pax - 70% / 21% / 9%
- Aircraft Movements in 2011: 27,966 (- 3.2%)
- Freight Carriage 2011 - 16,231 tonnes
- Largest Carrier: Air Malta
- Seat Load Factor: 76%