Success of the AMITEX Holiday Show 2017
The MFCC AMITEX Holiday Show - the yearly travel fair organised by MFCC (The Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre), was once again a huge success with thousands of people attending the yearly event and meeting the local travel trade.
During the 4-day fair, Air Malta took the opportunity to launch its summer schedule with a planned 150 weekly flights to 31 destinations. This summer, the airline has launched Tel Aviv as a new summer scheduled destination and has increased frequencies to Munich, Brussels, Amsterdam, Vienna, Zurich, Rome, Catania, Lyon, Palermo, Prague and Moscow. The airline will also operate with up to double-daily flights in peak summer to Munich, Rome and Catania.
At the fair, Air Malta representatives took the opportunity to discuss with local travel agents and the general public the airline’s latest developments including the summer schedule. Travel agents reported a strong demand, whilst the public commented favourably regarding the choice of destinations and frequencies offered by Air Malta this summer.
This year, Munich Airport had a strong participation at AMITEX. Promoting the region in a highly innovative manner and with representatives dressed in typical Bavarian costumes. The national carrier will be increasing its frequency on its Munich route this summer. The introduction of the second-daily flight will increase connectivity options for passengers to travel to other German cities or even other European destinations.
The fair was inaugurated by the Hon Carmelo Abela, Minister for Home Affairs and National Security during a business breakfast that included the participation of Air Malta Acting CEO - Joe Galea, Air Malta Chief Commercial Officer - Paul Sies, Chairman of the Malta Tourism Authority – Dr Gavin Gulia, University Lecturer - Dr Alfred Quintano and Head of Travel Industry and Hub-Marketing, Aviation Marketing Munich Airport - Florian Poetsch amongst others.
For more information about Air Malta and its summer schedule visit www.airmalta.com
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