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Accused Lockerbie bomber pleads not guilty to charges in deadly 1988 blast

Sandhills Express 08 Feb 2023
Abu Agila Mohammad Mas’ud — charged with two counts of destruction of an aircraft resulting in death and another related count — appeared in U.S ... On Dec ... 21, 1988. Bryn Colton/Getty Images. U.S ... Mas’ud’s co-conspirator then placed the suitcase on an airport conveyor belt in Malta, where it was loaded onto the aircraft, charging documents allege ... custody.

Pharmacies open today 9am to 12pm & 4 to 7pm

Independent Online 05 Feb 2023
Valletta. Royal Pharmacy, 271, Republic Street; Ħamrun. The Cross Pharmacy, 859, St Joseph High Road; Żebbuġ. Tal-Grazzja Pharmacy, Franġisk Farrugia Street; Birkirkara ... Collis Williams St Mark's Pharmacy, P ... Malta International Airport ... Gozo.

MIA signs new employee collective agreement

Independent Online 03 Feb 2023
Malta International Airport has signed a new collective agreement with the General Workers Union and UĦM Voice of the Workers, the two unions representing around 76 per cent of the company’s growing workforce ... Malta International Airport was represented by the ...

Abandoned UK airport is set to reopen after nearly a decade, as bosses 'eye up ...

The Daily Mail 31 Jan 2023
After nearly a decade, an abandoned UK airport is set to reopen with bosses aiming to offer budget passenger flights to Europe. Manston Airport, which served as a home to the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the World Wars, is undergoing ...

Air Malta flight to Rome encounters bird strike during descent

The Malta Independent 26 Jan 2023
Air Malta said Thursday its flight KM612 encountered a bird strike during its descent into Rome airport.

Portugal Malta Air

Citrus County Chronicle 26 Jan 2023
A Malta Air 737 MAX takes off from Lisbon airport, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. .

Air Malta’s new private ground handling company cheaper than previous in-house service

The Malta Independent 23 Jan 2023
... to what Air Malta paid at other airports in Europe, and is lower than what Air Malta was paying when the ground handling service it was said to be given in-house.”.

TMID Editorial: Gozo airfield from our taxes? No, thank you

Independent Online 23 Jan 2023
The topic of connectivity between Malta and Gozo has always been something of a hot one ... The airfield will not operate any international flights – meaning that the only commercial flights in and out will be to the Malta International Airport in Luqa ... “The same applies to the sea and air links between Malta and Gozo.

Alfred Sant says flights to Gozo ‘not commercially viable’

Independent Online 20 Jan 2023
Last August, Sant had highlighted the issue in his bi-weekly column on The Malta Independent, saying that he remained “unconvinced by the proposal for Gozo to develop an airport able to receive arrivals of planes from Malta carrying up to 11 passengers.

Robbie Williams adding Malta to European XXV Tour

The Malta Independent 20 Jan 2023
We are optimistic that Robbie Williams in concert will be another event to be remembered in Malta’s cultural and entertainment itinerary,” outlined Minister for Tourism Clayton Bartolo. This concert is being organised with the support of VisitMalta, Malta International Airport and Brown's Pharma.

MIA to invest €175 million in airport campus over the next five years

Independent Online 18 Jan 2023
The next five years are set to be transformational for Malta International Airport, with the company announcing an investment of approximately €175 million in the evolution of the airport campus, €39 million of which are planned to be disbursed this year.

Malta launches its first national aviation policy for 2023-2030

The Malta Independent 18 Jan 2023
Malta has launched its first national aviation policy, titled A Civil Aviation Policy for Malta 2023-2030 ... Farrugia said that he is also working with INDIS Malta for an airport zone strategic plan, and government will also be ensuring that the Gozo airfield becomes an eco-friendly and sustainable air strip.

TMID Editorial: Malta’s agricultural sector

The Malta Independent 16 Jan 2023
Being a farmer in Malta is not easy. From competing with imported goods, to Malta's limited size and climate, Malta's agricultural sector faces challenges ... 2022 clocked a much higher than average amount of sunshine totalling 3,124 hours, the Malta International Airport said in a statement last week ... In terms of rainfall, there isn't much Malta can do.

TMID Editorial: The future of tourism

Independent Online 14 Jan 2023
Malta International Airport said it registered 80% of pre-pandemic passenger traffic during the whole of 2022 ... Malta’s tourism sector was heavily impacted and for a while, people were scared to travel. The sector is extremely important for Malta, and so much of our economy is based around tourists ... Malta’s size is what it is.

2022 weather round-up: Sunnier, drier year for Malta

The Malta Independent 13 Jan 2023
The Maltese Islands lived up to their sunny reputation in 2022, with the year clocking a much higher than average amount of sunshine totalling 3,124 hours, the Malta Internationmal Airport said in a statement ... January 2022 was the coldest January in Malta since 2019, accounting ...

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