Air Malta has expanded its current codeshare agreements with partner airlines to provide more connectivity and accessibility to the Maltese Islands.
This winter the carrier has revised its codeshare arrangements with Etihad, Austrian, Meridiana fly and Lufthansa, to offer better connections.
The airline's chief officer commercial Philip Saunders said: "Through these partnerships with reputable airlines, Air Malta is offering an extensive array of
destinations beyond its own network both for business and leisure travel."
The recently revised agreement with Etihad Airways makes it possible for passengers to travel between Malta and Abu Dhabi via Heathrow,
Manchester and Brussels airports. Air Malta will be the operating carrier from the UK to Malta and Brussels to Malta and vice versa. Etihad will operate flights between the UK and Abu Dhabi and flights between Brussels and Abu Dhabi. Both airlines will place their respective codes
and flight numbers on the connecting services between Malta and Abu Dhabi.
Air Malta has also widened its codeshare cooperation with Austrian Airlines by extending its code and flight numbers to flights between Vienna and Bucharest in Romania and Warsaw in Poland, where passengers can benefit from connectivity both ways. Both airlines offer connecting flights via Vienna to/from several other destinations including Toronto and New York.
Meanwhile, through the agreement with the Italian airline Meridiana fly, the carrier is now also offering connectivity between Malta and Torino through Rome's