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May 6, 2021

Malta International Airport holds its 29th Annual General Meeting

Added: 5 May 2021   A decade of solid results equipped Malta Airport with resilience to withstand the shocks of the crisis; 2021 off to a slow start with year-to-date traffic totalling 137,887 passenger movements; Strategic investments & restoring the island’s connectivity will be prioritised as the company focuses on its recovery   Malta International Airport today held its twenty-ninth Annual General Meeting remotely, during which the company’s performance for the year ended 31 December 2020 as well as year-to-date traffic results were presented.   In his opening address, Malta International Airport Chairman Mr Nikolaus Gretzmacher said that while nothing […]
April 30, 2021

Air Malta Launches its Summer 2021 Flight Schedule

Added: 30 April 2021 Air Malta Launches its Summer 2021 Flight Schedule • 20destinations • Over 3,000 flights • 580,000 seats NOW on sale Air Malta has today launched its summer flight schedule with a planned operation to 20 cities. During the six–month program (covering May till October 2021), the Airline is committed to operate 3,012 flights and will offer for sale over half a million seats. Commenting on this plan, Air Malta’s Chief Commercial Officer Roy Kinnear stated, “This schedule delivers a strong message of commitment by the Airline towards the local and international tourism industry. The schedule focuses […]
April 28, 2021

Tourism License Fees Waived for 2021

Added: 28 April 2021 Around 10,000 operators in the tourism industry will not have to pay licenses and fees due to the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) in 2021, Tourism Minister Clayton Bartolo said in a press conference today. The Minister said the scheme is one of a number of measures introduced by the government to support the industry as the country prepares to open its doors to tourists again from 1 June. Bartolo said that the 10,000 or so operators and businesses in the tourism industry will be saving €4 million that would have otherwise been due to the MTA. […]
April 28, 2021

Cruise Passengers: Official figures for Q1/2021

Added: 28 April 2021 Total cruise passenger traffic during the first quarter of 2021 amounted to 7,966 passengers, a decrease of 80.2 per cent over the corresponding period in 2020. During the first quarter of 2021, there were 9 cruise liner calls in Malta, the same number as in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Transit passengers accounted for the absolute majority of total traffic, reaching 7,963 passengers. On average, every vessel that berthed in Malta carried 885 passengers, 3,579 less than the previous year (Table 1). EU nationals comprised the largest share of total cruise passengers during the […]