Malta International Airport successfully concluded the resurfacing of Runway 05-23, the airport’s 2.4 kilometres-long secondary runway.
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ACI EUROPE releases its air traffic report for September and the third quarter (Q3) of 2023 - a peak period for European passenger traffic.
The Meteorological Office at Malta International Airport has invested in two new automated weather stations (AWS), widening the number of stations,
Passenger traffic across European airports is nearly restored to pre-pandemic levels due to a rise in international and domestic travel. European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, reported a 69% increase in January compared to the same month last year.
To safeguard the Maltese Islands’ underwater world, the Malta Airport Foundation has collected 3.6 tonnes of waste, as part of the airport’s annual seabed clean-up.
In the latest instalment of International Airport Review’s sustainability series, Malta International Airport’s Justine Baldacchino, Manager, Sustainability and Analytics, and Lorna Refalo, Communications Executive, discuss the exciting initiatives in place to maintain a sustainable recovery momentum post-COVID-19 pandemic.
To affirm Malta International Airport’s commitment towards achieving net zero by 2050, the airport has endorsed the Toulouse Declaration on future sustainability and decarbonisation of aviation.
Malta International Airport has welcomed the investment of almost €40 million for the construction of a new apron, providing the airport with aerodrome infrastructure needed to handle future growth.
Malta International Airport has been awarded the ‘Autism Friendly Spaces’ quality label for its efforts to provide an accessible and relaxing airport experience for individuals who are on the spectrum.
Malta International Airport welcomed 2,540,335 passengers in 2021, an increase of 45.3 per cent on 2020 figures, which will continue to grow in 2022 dependent on the government’s post-COVID-19 strategy.
Malta International Airport is the first European airport to attain Level 3 of Airports Council International’s Customer Experience Accreditation Programme.
Malta International Airport revealed its best performing passenger figures, for October 2021, since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 428,426 passenger movements registered.
A new and improved food court at Malta International Airport is set to launch by 2022, offering visitors and passengers a wider food variety and exciting travel experience.
The foundation hopes to inspire more organisations and individuals to follow suit and turn the tide on marine waste.
The airport has issued a call for tenders for the development of the new aircraft parking area and supporting facilities which will contribute to smoother operation in the medium to long-term.