Flying from Malta
All flights from Malta leave from Malta International Airport (MLA), which is located just 8 kilometers from the capital of Valletta, and not far from most of the major destinations throughout the island.
Malta International Airport Information
At present, 31 airline companies operate from Malta International Airport. Though modestly sized, this facility offers every amenity you could wish for, including assistance for passengers with limited mobility, duty-free stores featuring local Maltese products, and a range of high-quality restaurants and cafés. Wi-Fi access, meeting rooms and car rental companies are also available. Ample parking space is provided for travelers driving to their terminals.
Getting to the Airport in Malta
Many passengers choose to take a taxi to Malta Airport, a quick and reasonably inexpensive method of airport transit. A bus to Malta Airport is a cheaper alternative, and operates via four direct lines (X1, X2, X3 and X4), taking only slightly longer than a taxi. A shuttle service is also available, and can be hired by phone from anywhere in the city.
Arriving in Cologne
The beautiful city of Cologne holds the proud claim to being the oldest city in Germany, as well one of its most beautiful. With flight deals to Cologne readily available, you can visit the city any time of year, whether you are looking for a fun metropolitan holiday or are traveling on business.
First Time in Cologne
Cologne is a very easy city to traverse, due to its integrated bus, tram, and subway system. Be sure to travel to Cologne’s most popular attractions, including the cathedral and the largest pop art museum outside of America. Many of these are located on the banks of the Rhine, so this would be a good area to start off your exploration.
If you are visiting as a family, don't miss the Chocolate Museum, which is an interesting place to go with children. For music lovers, tickets to Cologne's Kölner Philharmonie are a must.
Making the Most of Your Cologne Holiday
Amazingly for such a popular city, you can find cheap hotels in Cologne at any time of year, even during any of the major festivals throughout the year. airberlin offers free soft drinks and snacks on flights to Cologne.