Malta International Airport prepares to reopen after three-month closure

Malta International Airport will handle its first commercial services for more than three months on July 1. (MLA)

Following the three-month closure caused by the COVID-19 crisis, Malta International Airport (IATA: MLA) is preparing to reopen to commercial flights on Wednesday July 1.

The required social distancing measures are being put in place prior to the start of flights to 22 European destinations for the shortened summer season.  The island’s flag carrier, Air Malta will launch flights to Rome, Lyon and Marseille, Catania, Munich, Frankfurt, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Vienna, Zurich, Geneva, and Prague commencing on the opening day.

As from July 15, the Maltese Airline will also start operations to Amsterdam, Brussels, Milan, London Heathrow, Lisbon, Madrid, Palermo, Paris Charles De Gaulle and Orly.  Manchester will be added in August.

Also, Air Malta will start flights to Madrid on July 18, its first services to the Spanish capital for ten years.

Its previously announced flights to Luxembourg will now be transferred to Brussels except for two planned flights to Luxembourg on July 4 and 11, which will be operated as originally scheduled.