Extra Flights For Malta In 2010
There's some good news for the people of the UK counties of Hampshire and Dorset who like their holidays abroad - their local airport is about to start
flights to Malta - and at prices which will tempt many to take a holiday or short break as the flights are being operated by Europe's most successful low
With low cost flights it will boost the island's tourism industry as more people decide to try a Malta holiday for the first time - or remember their last trip
and decide to visit again.
With prices low it will encourage not only traditional week and fortnight holidays, but also three and four day breaks for those who might normally visit
the Spanish Costas.
Ryanair pioneered cheap Malta flights a few years ago after a long battle with the authorities who seemed apparently entrenched in their ways, and
protective to existing carriers.
It was only after quite a battle to win the right to fly to the island that airfares came down in line with much of the rest of Europe, bringing more
holidaymakers and relief to the Malta holidays trade.
As well as Bournemouth, the airline offers cheap Malta flights from Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds and Luton - and from Ireland has a service from Dublin.
Further helping the island's economy Ryanair aren't just flying to and from the UK and Ireland. In mainland Europe they have cheap Malta flights to
and from Spain - Barcelona and Madrid - Pisa and Venice in Italy, and Stockholm in Sweden.
These flights from Spain, Italy and Scandanavia has helped Malta become more cosmopolitan, which in turn means visitors are more likely to visit
from diverse destinations across Europe and not just from the UK. Helpful indeed to the island's economy as it's no longer reliant on just one country's
tourists to choose it from a multitude of other locations, especially when that country has been in a recession for two years and is only just beginning to
emerge from it.
Holidays in Malta can now appeal to a wide range of people both from the UK and Europe, and