Ryanair launches its first ever Malta-Israel route this winter

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 August, 2021 at 11:47 am by Andre Camilleri

New Winter routes to Parma and Lisbon also announced 

Ryanair announced a new winter service connecting Malta and Tel Aviv International airport, with two weekly flights from November as part of its winter 2021 schedule.

Ryanair is proud to launch its first ever direct route between the two Mediterranean countries, further strengthening Malta-Israel business, tourism and cultural relationships. Ryanair is also delighted to launch additional new routes to Parma and Lisbon, with two weekly flights each from November.

Maltese passengers can now book a winter getaway to Israel, Portugal or Italy, flying on the lowest fares & greenest aircraft.

To celebrate, Ryanair has launched a seat sale with fares available from just €19.99 for travel until the end of March 2022, which must be booked by midnight 14 August only on www.ryanair.com. 

Ryanair Winter 2021 schedule, mainly operated by Malta Air from its Malta base, will deliver: 

Malta Winter 2021
Total RoutesTotal Weekly Flights12 New RoutesWeekly Flights
62154TEL AVIV2
Milan Malpensa2
Warsaw Modlin3

Speaking at Malta’s Ministry for Tourism today Malta Air CEO, David O’Brien, said: “We are delighted to announce a new Malta route direct from Tel Aviv, operating twice weekly from November as part of Ryanair’s winter 2021 schedule in Malta. Israelis passengers can now look forward to exploring Malta with three-hour direct flights from only €19.99, instead of flying through Germany in eight hours from over €200* one way. We are also delighted to announce new Malta routes to Parma and Lisbon, with 2 weekly flights each from November as part of our winter 2021 schedule that will deliver over 60 routes, mainly operated by Malta Air from/to its Malta base. In the past two weeks Ryanair has announced 12 new direct Malta routes to a total of 62 direct Malta routes, compared to a total of two routes from Lufthansa and one from Air France, who expect everyone to transfer through Germany or France. To celebrate, we are launching a seat sale with fares available from just €19.99 for travel until end of March 2022, which must be booked by midnight Saturday 14 August. Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com to avoid missing out.”  

In his keynote speech, Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Clayton Bartolo outlined that this new announcement is sterling news for Malta’s tourism industry. “Across the years, the Maltese Government has worked hard to ensure that the Malta International Airport continues to embrace new airlines within our shores but most importantly more frequent connections both in Europe and beyond.  The significance of this is associated with the fact that the Maltese Islands will have more frequent visitors in the coming weeks and months,” remarked Tourism Minister Clayton Bartolo. 

*Lowest one-way fare on the Lufthansa website for Nov 2021 as of 11 August.

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