easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, today celebrated carrying 1 million passengers between Malta and London Gatwick.
easyJet launched services to Malta in 2008 and in addition to London Gatwick operates flights to Belfast, Manchester, Milan Malpensa, Naples, Newcastle and Rome Fiumicino.
Ali Gayward, UK commercial manager for easyJet, commented: “I am really pleased that today we are carrying our millionth passenger between Malta and London Gatwick.
“We have come a long way since the launch of our first flight to Malta back in March 2008. In our first twelve months at Malta International Airport we carried over 200,000 passengers – we now carry 320,000 passengers a year on London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle, Belfast, Rome Fiumicino, Milan Malpensa and Naples.”
Malta International Airport CEO Alan Borg said “We’re very happy to have worked with easyjet for the past 7 years, as they have enhanced our connectivity to two of our largest markets, the UK and Italy.
“The success of our family of airlines is testament to the unique travel product Malta has to offer. Together with Government and the Malta Tourism Authority, we will continue to work hard at building on this success story together.”