Issues with crew documentation cause Ponte Ferries yet another headache – report

May 17, 2022
by Robert Fenech

‘The vessel is now fully operational and running according to its schedule,’ a spokesperson for the company said

Ponte Ferries back in action with Malta-Sicily crossings to resume from Friday

May 12, 2022
by Helena Grech

It is the second time that Ponte Ferries is restarting the service

ECDC drops recommendation for mandatory masks in airports and on flights

May 11, 2022
by Robert Fenech

Asked about local guidance on the issue, Charmaine Gauci said situation needs to be assessed

EasyJet battles staff shortages by literally removing seats

May 9, 2022
by Robert Fenech

The number of required cabin crew is based on number of physical seats rather than passengers on board

Busy April sees Malta International Airport register 79% of pre-pandemic passenger traffic levels

May 9, 2022
by Helena Grech

Data for the first quarter of 2021 shows that Malta is lagging behind competing markets

The seat factor

April 27, 2022
by BN Writer

Writing in his personal capacity, David Curmi discusses how critical boosting airline capacity is for Malta's post-COVID recovery

‘It is time to remove ineffective restrictions and allow people to travel freely’ – MHRA’s Tony Zahra

March 22, 2022
by Helena Grech

MHRA backs calls to remove remaining travel restrictions, currently more stringent than neighbouring European countries

Malta’s travel agency association urges members to make use of EU funded support scheme

March 17, 2022
by Helena Grech

European tour operators and travel agents can apply for an intensive, EU funded support scheme to improve sustainability performance

How the pandemic impacted Malta’s transport sector in numbers

March 2, 2022
by Robert Fenech

The air and cruise sectorswere the hardest hit

Trips abroad by Malta’s residents up by half compared to 2020

February 21, 2022
by Matthew Bonanno

Italy firmly remains top tourist destination

European airports call for action against Malta for breaching COVID travel rules

January 20, 2022
by Matthew Bonanno

Decision to limit validity to three months also criticised by European Commission and Malta International Airport

Malta’s airport sees 2.5 million passengers in 2021 marking 35% recovery of 2019 traffic

January 18, 2022
by Helena Grech

Uneven travel rules introduced late in 2021 has led to 850 flight cancellations for Malta’s airport

New Zagreb flight establishes first direct link between Malta International Airport & Croatia

December 7, 2021
by Helena Grech

New connection between Malta and Parma, Italy has also been announced

Air Malta bookings 60% lower than expected for this time of year

December 3, 2021
by Helena Grech

Active cancellations are also on the rise as reports of COVID spikes in Europe impact consumer confidence

‘With many geared to travel for Christmas, our industry needs stability,’ says Malta International Airport

November 30, 2021
by Helena Grech

Government reactions to the Omicron variant is poised to cause further havoc on the aviation sector

Issues with crew documentation cause Ponte Ferries yet another headache – report

May 17, 2022
by Robert Fenech

‘The vessel is now fully operational and running according to its schedule,’ a spokesperson for the company said

Ponte Ferries back in action with Malta-Sicily crossings to resume from Friday

May 12, 2022
by Helena Grech

It is the second time that Ponte Ferries is restarting the service

ECDC drops recommendation for mandatory masks in airports and on flights

May 11, 2022
by Robert Fenech

Asked about local guidance on the issue, Charmaine Gauci said situation needs to be assessed

EasyJet battles staff shortages by literally removing seats

May 9, 2022
by Robert Fenech

The number of required cabin crew is based on number of physical seats rather than passengers on board

Busy April sees Malta International Airport register 79% of pre-pandemic passenger traffic levels

May 9, 2022
by Helena Grech

Data for the first quarter of 2021 shows that Malta is lagging behind competing markets

The seat factor

April 27, 2022
by BN Writer

Writing in his personal capacity, David Curmi discusses how critical boosting airline capacity is for Malta's post-COVID recovery

‘It is time to remove ineffective restrictions and allow people to travel freely’ – MHRA’s Tony Zahra

March 22, 2022
by Helena Grech

MHRA backs calls to remove remaining travel restrictions, currently more stringent than neighbouring European countries

Malta’s travel agency association urges members to make use of EU funded support scheme

March 17, 2022
by Helena Grech

European tour operators and travel agents can apply for an intensive, EU funded support scheme to improve sustainability performance

How the pandemic impacted Malta’s transport sector in numbers

March 2, 2022
by Robert Fenech

The air and cruise sectorswere the hardest hit

Trips abroad by Malta’s residents up by half compared to 2020

February 21, 2022
by Matthew Bonanno

Italy firmly remains top tourist destination

European airports call for action against Malta for breaching COVID travel rules

January 20, 2022
by Matthew Bonanno

Decision to limit validity to three months also criticised by European Commission and Malta International Airport

Malta’s airport sees 2.5 million passengers in 2021 marking 35% recovery of 2019 traffic

January 18, 2022
by Helena Grech

Uneven travel rules introduced late in 2021 has led to 850 flight cancellations for Malta’s airport

New Zagreb flight establishes first direct link between Malta International Airport & Croatia

December 7, 2021
by Helena Grech

New connection between Malta and Parma, Italy has also been announced

Air Malta bookings 60% lower than expected for this time of year

December 3, 2021
by Helena Grech

Active cancellations are also on the rise as reports of COVID spikes in Europe impact consumer confidence

‘With many geared to travel for Christmas, our industry needs stability,’ says Malta International Airport

November 30, 2021
by Helena Grech

Government reactions to the Omicron variant is poised to cause further havoc on the aviation sector