Air Malta has announced that it has ceased flight operations, as of March 30, 2024.

The flag carrier said in a statement: “We extend our heartfelt thanks to our dedicated employees for their unwavering commitment and hard work over our 50 year tenure.

“We also express our gratitude to all our loyal customers, travel partners, and collaborators for their support throughout the years.

“Since the first Boeing 720B touched down on Maltese soil on March 29th, 1974, ahead of our inaugural flight on 1st April 1974, until our final flight on March 30th, 2024, Air Malta has proudly represented Malta on the global stage.”

Moving forward, KM Malta Airlines will serve as the new national airline for the Maltese Islands.

KM Malta Airlines welcomed its first passengers onboard its aircraft on March 31, 2024.

The carrier will operate a young single type aircraft fleet of eight Airbus 320NEOs, in a two-class configuration with a flexible Business Class cabin averaging 168 total saleable seats with up to 36 Business Class seats.

The KM Malta Airlines Summer 2024 schedule will operate from 31st March through until 26th October, with the airline serving 17 airports across 15 key European cities, namely, Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Catania, Dusseldorf, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Lyon, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Paris Orly, Prague, Rome, Vienna and Zurich.
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