Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 July, 2020 at 12:39 pm by Andre Camilleri
Ryanair, today operated its first post-lockdown flights from Malta after almost 4 months grounded. A Vienna to Malta flight marked the first of Ryanair’s Summer 2020 schedule for Malta which now includes over 45 routes to destinations such as Athens, Marseille or Rome.
Following the lifting of travel restrictions, Europeans can now look forward to planning a well-deserved summer getaway on the lowest fares and with the new health measures that Ryanair has rolled out as it ramps up operations this Summer to protect the health and well-being of its crew and customers.
To celebrate its first post-lockdown flights from Malta, Ryanair has launched a seat sale with fares from just €19.99 one way, for travel in August and September 2020, which must be booked by midnight Friday (3rd July), only on the Ryanair.com website.
Ryanair’s Head of International Comms Chiara Ravara said: “Ryanair is pleased to announce it has resumed its Malta operations after almost 4 months grounded. Our Vienna to Malta flight marked the first of Ryanair’s Summer 2020 schedule for Malta which now includes over 45 routes to leisure & business destinations across Europe.
To celebrate our first post-lockdown flights, we have launched a seat sale with fares from just €19.99 one way, for travel in August and September 2020, which must be booked by midnight Friday (3rd July). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”
Malta International Airport CEO Alan Borg said: “The landing of the first Ryanair flight from Vienna following almost four months of suspended commercial activity officially marks the start of our journey towards recovery. We are pleased to see that Ryanair is already resuming operations to Malta from a number of destinations, and pledge to continue working with our partner airline and the local tourism authority to gradually restore more connections to and from our islands.”
Malta Tourism Authority CEO Johann Buttigieg said: “Malta welcomes the recommencement of flights as the global tourism industry emerges from the COVID-19 shutdown period. Ryanair and Malta Air are two important partners connecting Malta to a wide variety of tourism source markets. The international praise and recognition that Malta has received for its exemplary management of the pandemic makes us look forward to welcoming tourists back to our safe islands where tourists’ wellbeing is paramount. We commit ourselves to continue working with our airline partners to leave no stone unturned to re-grow tourist numbers within the shortest timeframe possible.”