Air Malta to fly to Algiers throughout winter 2014/15

Air Malta has announced that it will keep flying to the Algerian capital throughout this winter.

The national airline will be flying to Algiers every Thursday, adding an extra flight on Mondays on busy periods between 27th October and 17th November, between the 22nd and 29th December and keeping both flights as of March 2015.

While supporting and promoting commercial links between the two countries, Air Malta’s operation will stimulate the movement of tourism in both directions. The schedule is designed to also offer connectivity to and from other Air Malta destinations beyond Malta.

Commenting on this announcement Joseph Galea, Air Malta’s Deputy Chief Commercial Officer said, “We are extending the service between Malta and Algeria following the increased demand for this destination throughout summer 2014. Our flights will also offer increased connectivity and facilitate travel between Algiers and Air Malta’s European capitals.”

Air Malta is exploring new destinations away from the traditional European cities and looks at the Maghreb region as one that may offer opportunities for growth.

Relatively still unexplored by Maltese travellers, Algeria is one of the highlights of North Africa and the birthplace of St. Augustine. With a population exceeding 37 million and an economy based on oil and gas resources, Algeria is a country rich in history. It is the largest country in Africa and is trying hard to regain its reputation as a tourist destination. 

The schedule will be as follows (all times local):

Day

Dep Malta

Arr Algeria

Dep Algeria

Arr Malta

27 October – 17 November 2014, 22 December - 29 December 2014

Monday

0005

0055

0155

0435

27 October – 23 March 2015

Thursday

0020

0110

0210

0450

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