More new jobs for Malta as Lufthansa Technik expands

Europe’s biggest aircraft maintenance firm is to expand its operations in Malta, creating up to 100 new jobs. Lufthansa Technik plans to invest €25 million in additional facilities at Hal Farrug in Luqa. Malta’s economy minister Chris Cardona took to social media to reveal the good news. He tweeted: ‘Proud to announce that Lufthansa Technik […]

Malta International Airshow axed for third year in a row

The Malta International Airshow has been cancelled for the third year in a row. The Malta Aviation Society, which organises the event, confirmed it had ‘ceased all preparations’ for the 2020 show. It blamed bosses at Malta International Airport for ‘refusing to provide adequate parking space’. The last air show took place in 2017. Last […]

Boeing 737 Max aircraft banned from Malta’s skies

Boeing 737 Max aircraft have been banned from flying in Maltese airspace over safety concerns. The decision to ground model 737-8 MAX and 737-9 MAX aircraft was taken following the Ethiopia Airlines crash on Sunday in which 157 people died. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency said it had issues the directive across the EU ‘as […]

Aviation giant to create 350 new jobs in Malta

One of the world’s leading aircraft maintenance companies is to create 350 new jobs in Malta. SR Technics, which services EasyJet, is expanding its operations at the Safi Aviation Park. It plans to build a second €35 million aircraft hangar and repair facility. Speaking this morning at Castille in Valletta, SR Technics chief executive Frank […]