New Maltese BAe 146 operator Efly began services on 19 September, with a flight from Malta to Catania. Efly’s BAe 146-300, 9H-ELE (msn E3209), left Malta on shedule at 06:50 as LEF1002, with 56 passengers on board. She then returned to Malta two hours later as LEF1003. A second round trip was flown that evening (LEF1004/1005). The launch had initially been scheduled for 12 September, but was pushed back by a week. The airline is offering a special fare of EUR39.95 on the route.