Malta’s airport prepares for its busiest day ever

Malta’s airport is preparing for its busiest day ever. This Sunday is expect to smash all records with an estimated 28,000 passengers arriving or departing from the terminal in Gudja. Airport bosses said around 180 take-offs and landings were scheduled to take place within the 24 hour period. A spokeswoman for Malta Airport told 89.7 […]

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 […]

Malta’s airport is getting a huge €100m revamp

Malta International Airport is getting a huge revamp in a project that could create thousands of new jobs. The area around the Gudja terminal is set for a massive €100 million transformation after being given the go-ahead by planning chiefs. The ambitious plans include a new shopping centre, new leisure facilities, a new business hotel and […]

Malta Airport evacuated after fire breaks out

An investigation has been launched after a fire broke out at Malta Airport. Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from the terminal building in Gudja after the blaze erupted in the arrivals lounge. More than 15 flights, including British Airways, Ryanair, Thomson Holidays and Easyjet services, were suspended for two hours as a precaution. Passengers praised […]

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 […]

Malta’s airport set for record breaking Christmas

Malta’s airport is preparing for its busiest Christmas ever. The terminal in Gudja is expected to welcome to around 123,000 passengers this festive season – an increase of around 9,000 on last Christmas. As many as 14,000 passengers a day will pass through the airport between December 23 and 30. More airlines are flying to […]

10 stages of flying from Malta

The Maltese people love to travel – in fact 111,000 of us travel abroad every three months. ? That’s amazing, but we all go through the same process before we fly away from our beautiful islands. Here’s how it goes: 1. Packing a week before your flight ? 2. Begging for a lift to the airport […]