The cheapest times to fly from MLA to SCO are

  • February 19th to March 4th
  • March 26th to July 29th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MLA to SCO is late March. Prices can be as high as $2918 for Sunday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1287 for Friday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Aktau

Flying from Malta (MLA) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $1470 to $2918 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $1625. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $2918. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1294 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2127 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLA to SCO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MLA to SCO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MLA to SCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLA to SCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Malta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.66, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Aktau, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Malta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1231 (44%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1536. Return trip prices are from the SCO to MLA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MLA to SCO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MLA to SCO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MLA to SCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: St. Petersburg (MLA > LED > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $615
  • Average savings: $1512 (71.09%)

See MLA to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (MLA > IST > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $644
  • Average savings: $1483 (69.72%)

See MLA to LED flights

Hack #3: Kiev (MLA > KBP > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $719
  • Average savings: $1408 (66.2%)

See MLA to KBP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MLA to SCO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, Air Malta, Azerbaijan Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shevchenko Airport to Luqa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2001 miles or 3220 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MLA to SCO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLA to SCO flight is about 4 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Malta and Aktau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from MLA to SCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MLA
Origination airport name Luqa International Airport
City Malta
Country Malta
Latitude 35.8
Longitude 14.5

Return Airport

Destination code SCO
Destination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1


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