London Southend Airport boosts passenger choice with three new routes to the Mediterranean

  • Air Malta to fly from London Southend to Malta, Sardinia and Sicily this summer starting on May 4, 2018

London, February 20, 2018 – London Southend Airport has launched three new Mediterranean routes – Malta, Sardinia, and Sicily – providing even more choice for passengers this summer.

From May 4, Air Malta will be operating three direct flights a week to the beautiful island of Malta, of which Valletta is the 2018 European Capital of Culture. The airline will also be putting on direct flights two times a week to Catania, Sicily, and twice a week to Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia.

Air Malta is the latest airline to choose London’s Best ranked airport for customer service. Flybe, operated by Stobart Air, and easyJet, already cover 34 popular domestic and European destinations including Amsterdam, Groningen, Prague, Budapest, Cologne, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Ibiza.

Tickets go on sale starting Monday 19th  February at Prices start from £35 to the three new destinations.

Glyn Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Stobart Aviation, owners of London Southend Airport says: “We’re delighted to welcome Air Malta to London Southend – the UK capital’s best and fastest growing airport. With our multi-award winning facilities, fast and frequent train services to London and market-leading record for punctuality, we look forward to providing an excellent service to passengers wanting to explore Malta, Sicily and Sardinia.”

Dr Charles Mangion, chairman of Air Malta, adds: “We are thrilled to be announcing today’s flight services connecting Malta, Sicily, Sardinia and London. This is more good news for Maltese, Sicilian, Sardinian and British tourists alike who now have the opportunity to visit these destinations through Air Malta’s services. Indeed, these are interesting times for Air Malta.”