10 stunning views of Malta from the window seat

This is what you could be missing out on if you pick the aisle seat on your next Malta flight. Airline passengers have been sharing stunning aerial shots of the Maltese Islands from their window seats. The images show Malta, Gozo and Comino peeping through the clouds, with some truly breathtaking sights surfacing on Facebook […]

WATCH: What pilots really see as they land in Malta

This is the moment a Ryanair pilot brings his jet carrying hundreds of passengers down onto the runway at Malta Airport. Footage from the cockpit shows the captain of the plane smoothly bringing the jet down safely at Luqa. The speed and rapid reactions all pilots must have can then be clearly seen as the […]

Ryanair pilots vote for strike action in row over pay

Pilots at Ryanair are to stage a series of strikes after voting in favour of industrial action in a dispute over pay and conditions. Members of the British Airline Pilots Association voted by four to one to back a campaign of action on a 72% turnout. Strikes will be held from 00.01am on August 22 until 11.59pm […]

Qatar Airways to start daily Malta to Doha flights

Qatar Airways has confirmed it will start direct flights between Malta and Doha. The new service will launch on June 4. The airline said it planned to operate daily flights throughout the summer, with four flights a week in the winter months. The new route from Malta International Airport will be served by an A320 […]

Qatar Airways to start daily Malta to Doha flights

Qatar Airways has confirmed it will start direct flights between Malta and Doha. The new service will launch on June 4. The airline said it planned to operate daily flights throughout the summer, with four flights a week in the winter months. The new route from Malta International Airport will be served by an A320 […]

Thousands of passengers stranded as Wow Air stops flying

Wow Air has stopped flying, leaving thousands of passengers stranded. The Icelandic airline said it had cancelled the day’s flights while completing a deal with a group of investors over raising new funds. But it later announced it had ‘ceased operation’ with all future flights cancelled. The carrier connected Europe and North America via Reykjavik, […]

Flight to Dusseldorf lands in Edinburgh after mix-up

British Airways passengers have told of their astonishment after boarding a plane to Germany – that ended up in Scotland. The flight set off from London City Airport at 7.47am on Monday and was supposed to land in Dusseldorf. But the pilot on the service was given a flight plan that directed him to Edinburgh, […]

Record-breaking young pilot offered EasyJet job

A teenage girl believed to be Europe’s youngest female solo pilot is to be mentored by EasyJet. Ellie Carter made headlines in January when she flew a light aircraft alone just three days after her 16th birthday. She will be mentored by a female captain at EasyJet as part of the airline’s efforts to attract […]

Malta’s airport wins top customer service award

Malta’s airport has won a top international award for customer service. Malta beat 35 rivals across Europe to win the title at the annual Airport Service Quality Awards. The aim of the awards is to recognise airports that go the extra mile to provide passengers with excellent service and outstanding terminal facilities. Malta International Airport […]

Turkish Airlines launches sale on flights from Malta

If you’ve ever fancied seeing Red Square in Moscow first hand or visiting the remains of the Berlin Wall, then you may be in luck. Turkish Airlines has launched a sale on flights to nine exciting destinations from Malta. The sale includes economy class fares from Malta to Germany, Israel, Romania, Russia, Egypt, Nepal and […]

Ryanair announces a mega seat sale on Malta flights

We’ve got some great news if you’ve been thinking about booking a quick holiday. Ryanair has announced a massive sale on flights from Malta with prices starting from just €5.86 one way. The sale includes 20% off on one million seats – including trips to several European capitals and awesome holiday destinations. The routes from […]

EasyJet launches flying libraries on all Malta flights

Children’s books have been placed in seat pockets of EasyJet aircraft to encourage youngsters to read more. More than 17,500 copies of books translated into seven European languages will be stocked in 300 planes this summer. Kid Normal, Peter Pan, Alice In Wonderland and The Jungle Book are among the titles available on flights to […]

Ryanair announces 8 brand new routes from Malta

Ryanair is expanding its operations in Malta. The airline has launched its winter 2018 flight schedule with eight new routes from Malta. The new services bring the total number of Maltese routes to 48. Ryanair said that it expects help deliver 2.5 million passengers to Malta Airport next year. The new routes include, Barcelona, Bratislava, […]

Another major airline to start flying to Malta

Another major airline is to start flying to Malta soon. Qatar Airways outlined plans to launch the new service to and from Malta later this year. The announcement was made by the airline’s chief executive Akbar Al Baker at the annual world tourism fair in Berlin. He said that Qatar Airways will start new flights to […]

Malta’s airport ranked the second best in Europe

Malta’s airport has been named the second best in Europe. The terminal in Gudja won the silver prize at the annual Airport Service Quality Awards. More than 340 airports around the world are ranked according to their facilities, services and customer satisfaction ratings. Malta International Airport chief executive Alan Borg told 89.7 Bay: ‘This is […]

Two Ryanair pilots make Maltese aviation history

Could you work with your father? Maltese pilot Richard Apap Bologna has started working with his dad in the cockpit for Ryanair. Richard, who is a First Officer with the airline, and his father Captain Philip Apap Bologna flew from Malta to Toulouse and back together. They then headed from Malta  Airport to Catania and […]