), is a Southern European island country comprising an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. It lies 80 km (50 mi) south of Italy, 284 km (176 mi) east of Tunisia, and 333 km (207 mi) north of Libya. The country covers just over 316 km2 (122 sq mi), with a population of just under 450,000 (despite an extensive emigration programme since the Second World War), making it one of the world's smallest and most densely populated countries. The capital of Malta is Valletta, which at 0.8 km2, is the smallest national capital in the European Union. Malta has two official languages: Maltese and English.

Malta's location has historically given it great strategic importance as a naval base, and a succession of powers, including the Phoenicians, Romans, Moors, Normans, Sicilians, Spanish, Knights of St. John, French and British, have ruled the islands.

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The Best Music Festivals in Europe

Skiddle 02 Mar 2021
Nearest Airport. Barcelona Airport–El Prat (BCN) ... Nearest Airport. Barcelona Airport–El Prat (BCN) ... Nearest Airport. Zadar Airport (ZAD) ... Nearest Airport. Budapest Airport (BUD) ... Nearest Airport. Bristol International Airport (BRS) ... Nearest Airport ... Nearest Airport ... Nearest Airport. Malta International Airport (MLA).
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Great Falls International Airport may receive up to $6 million in federal funds

Great Falls Tribune 02 Mar 2021
Great Falls International Airport will receive a total of over $3.6 million in federal funds through two different grant programs offered through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), per releases from both Montana U.S ... “We haven't received our grant offer yet for the Airport Improvement Fund Projects.” ... Malta Airport – $9,000.
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Malta airport "not open for Libya strikes"

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
Malta, Libya's closest European neighbour, denies its airport will be open for "any military strike against Libya" by the coalition preparing to implement the no-fly zone ... "All references to Malta are incorrect as Malta is not hosting any military base, equipment or personnel for any military strike against Libya.
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Pharmacies opening today between 9am and noon

The Malta Independent 28 Feb 2021
Valletta. Chemimart Pharmacy, 20/21, Republic Street; Ħamrun. Brown's Pharmacy, 706, St Joseph High Road; Qormi ... Santa Marija Pharmacy, Misraħ Frenċ Abela; Malta International Airport.
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Could we lose out on UK tourism in June? – Too early to say, says ...

Independent Online 27 Feb 2021
Despite the high Coronavirus cases that Malta seems to be registering on a daily basis, Zahra downplayed the situation saying that the airport is open, ... The Malta International Airport (MIA) reopened on July 1, 2020 and commercial flights to and from Malta resumed from that date.
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Covid-19: Government putting economy before people’s health – PN

Independent Online 26 Feb 2021
Spiteri spoke about how the Medical Association of Malta (MAM) is overwhelmed with patients in hospital who have tested positive and are in need of assistance ... This not only applies to day-to-day life in Malta (such as public gatherings), but also to the Maltese ports and airports ... .
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MIA reports a close to €70 Million drop in total revenue for 2020

Independent Online 24 Feb 2021
Malta International Airport today published the financial results for 2020, reporting a drop of €68 million (-67.9%) in the total revenue generated by the Group when compared to 2019 ... The approved full financial statements can be accessed on Malta International Airport's website.
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Berlin’s Soviet Era Terminal 5 Handles Last Flight For Forseeable Future

Simple Flying 23 Feb 2021
Today, Terminal 5 at Berlin Brandenburg Airport, formerly known as Schönefeld Airport, will handle its final flight for the foreseeable future ... Around the world, airports are facing the grim reality of the COVID-19 pandemic ... This creates a double hit for airports ... only airport.
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Men admit to using falsified COVID results in bid to leave Malta

Independent Online 20 Feb 2021
Tabatoni Samuel Fabrizio Numa, 26 and Michelosi Arnaud Marine Jean, 25, both from Provence, in France, were sentenced to 2 years suspended for 4 years, by magistrate Yana Micallef Stafrace, after pleading guilty to making false declarations to the authorities and making use of falsified documents at Malta International Airport.
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Filming for first season of Apple TV's Foundation wraps up in Malta

Independent Online 17 Feb 2021
... TV+, has finished shooting in Malta, the outlet FilmNewEurope reported on Wednesday ... Despite a difficult year on the continent in the wake of the pandemic, Malta has been attracting productions ever since it opened its airport in the summer of last year.
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Government will focus on ‘stepped approach’ to restart Malta’s air routes

Independent Online 15 Feb 2021
Malta International Airport (MIA) ended 2020 with just 1,748,050 passenger movements, translating to a drop of 76.1% over 2019. This was the lowest traffic result to be reported by Malta International Airport plc since the company assumed management of the air terminal in 2002, when full-year traffic amounted to 2.6 million passenger movements.
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January’s maximum temperature sets new record; arctic air to drop temperature in coming days

Independent Online 12 Feb 2021
In a weather update, the Malta International Airport said that the highest air temperature was recorded nine days into January, when the mercury hit 25.8°C ... January’s hottest day was followed by an overcast Sunday, which was marked by a complete absence of sunshine ... Temperatures to drop this weekend as artic air mass arrives in Malta ... .
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January traffic through Malta International Airport drops by 91%

Independent Online 09 Feb 2021
Malta International Airport started what is set to be another challenging year for the aviation industry with a drop of 90.7 per cent in January passenger traffic ... Malta International Airport registered significant drops in weekly flight frequencies for January. From among Malta ...

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