Friday, January 31, 2020
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Malta Int’l Airport today unveiled the company’s long-term vision for the airport, revealing details of an investment of circa €100 million in a terminal expansion.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Steward Health Care Malta on Monday announced further improvements to the air-ambulance service which is used to transport patients from Gozo to Malta, through the upgrading of the air-ambulance helicopter and the introduction of an additional aircraft to be used as a stand-by back-up option.
The new air-ambulance being brought in is an Airbus Helicopter EC135 type.
The EC135 is a twin-engine light helicopter with a maximum take-off weight of 2,800 kg, which can carry one stretcher patient and up to three accompanying medical crew.
In addition to this, Steward Health Care Malta will also be upgrading the service through the introduction of a back-up aircraft of a similar kind. The new service is expected to come into effect as of February and will be run in conjunction with Gulf Med Aviation Services, a Maltese helicopter operator and maintenance provider. (Source: timesofmalta.com, 28-Jan-2020)
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Galistair Trading Ltd has received its own Air Operator Licence (AOL) and Air Operator Certifcatie (AOC) from Transport Malta's Civil Aviation Directorate. The carrier's sole A321 is now registered as 9H-VDB and will shortly begin new operations with its GTR flight code. The aircraft, serial 1607, is leased from Portuguese airline, White Airways. Galistair, based out of Madrid, aims to be the leading ACMI airline in the Southwest Europe region. (Source: newsroom.aviator.aero, 27-Jan-2020)
During the 2020 summer season, effective 24-May, Maltese based Corendon Airline Europe will be operating a weekly flight between Cologne/Bonn (Germany) and Malta Int'l Airport with Boeing B737-800s. (Source: routesonline.com, 27-Jan-2020)
Thursday, January 23, 2020
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Saturday, January 11, 2020
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Thursday, January 9, 2020
Malta Int'l Airport closed off 2019 with a record 7,310,289 passenger movements. Translating into an increase of 7.4% over 2018, the achievement of this full-year result marks the tenth year of traffic growth for the airport.
This rise in passenger numbers was observed in parallel with a 7.3% increase in seat capacity. Measuring the occupancy of seats available on flights to and from Malta IAP, seat load factor remained unchanged from the previous year to stand at 81.8%.