Tag: Malta

Ryanair to Purchase Malta Air

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair Holdings announced about a purchase of another airline which will supplement the list of Buzz (Poland), Lauda (Austria) and Ryanair (Ireland). Ryanair plans to put down the roots and expand in Malta with the acquisition of Malta Air. Malta Air, which is not to be confused with Air Malta, the flag carrier airline of […]

Avion Express Established Subsidiary Airline in Malta

Reading Time: 1 minute To strengthen its position in the market, Avion Express, the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world, established a subsidiary airline in Malta. The latter company, which was named Avion Express Malta, was granted Maltese Air Operator’s Certificate and Air Operating License earlier this week. Alongside with its parent company, the Maltese airline will provide […]

SmartLynx Airlines Receives Air Operator’s Certificate in Malta

Reading Time: 1 minute On April 15, 2019 SmartLynx Airlines (SmartLynx) received Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) in Malta, granted by Transport Ministry Civil Aviation Directorate (TMCAD). SmartLynx CEO Zygimantas Surintas emphasizes that the Certificate brings the company on a pole position to further development of its business. Competitive advantage “This is a considerable step to foster strategic expansion in […]

Air Malta Airbus A319 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air Malta Airbus A319-100, performing flight from Malta (Malta) to London Heathrow (UK), was accelerating for takeoff from Malta’s runway when the aircraft encountered a flock of birds causing multiple impacts prompting the crew to reject takeoff at high speed. The aircraft slowed safely, stopped about 2100 meters down the runway for an inspection […]

Hijacked Libyan Plane Lands in Malta with 118 On Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Afriqiyah Airways A320 with around 120 people on board has just landed in Malta after it was hijacked. At 12.13pm, the plane’s engines were still running and it was surrounded by AFM soldiers at a distance. It did not seem anyone had yet approached the plane. Two hijackers had threatened to blow up the […]

Five Killed After Military Aircraft Crashes in Malta

Reading Time: 1 minute According to airport sources and witnesses, light aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from Malta, killing at least five people. A small-engine military aircraft, belonging to Luxembourg, has crashed due to engine trouble. The aircraft crash-landed on the road between Safi and Kirkop, right outside the MIA runway. According to a witness, the plane suddenly tipped […]

Academy 147 Receives GCAA CAR 147 Approval

Reading Time: 1 minute On December 8th 2015, Academy 147 Limited, a training organisation based in Malta received a GCAA CAR 147 Maintenance Training Organisation Approval. Academy 147 made its initial plunge into the Middle East’s rapidly growing market for maintenance training in 2015 and has pursued the GCAA approval in order to further establish its presence in the […]