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Freebird Opens up in Malta

Turkish operator Freebird Airlines has set up a branch in Malta registering its first aircraft on the island as 9H-FHB. This aircraft is ex TC-FHB carrying construction number 3025. This particular A320 is a 12 year old...

MAviO TV launches Bi Mħatra li Diġà Nsejt

After months of preparations the MAviO team led by the ever enterprising CEO Marvic Bugeja has launched a mini series entitled “Bi Mħatra li Diġà Nsejt” with the aim of preserving the collective memory of...

Helitours

Flashback to 2009 – A short article on Times of Malta about the launch of Helitours Malta, a “paper airline” using a Robinson R44 leased and operated by Eagle Associates (UK). The whole venture was...

Well Earned Rest

This flying and rare dinosaur stopped in Malta a few hours ago on a crew rest. RADA’s Ilyushin Il-62MGr flew from Mitiga and will later continue flying to Mitiga. In August 2018, the aircraft suffered a runway excursion...

On delivery …

Malta is a popular spot for aircraft on delivery or routing back to Europe for scheduled maintenance after their turn of duty has come to an end. A few days ago, these two Cessna C208 made a welcome stop at Park Two for...

Air Malta Hellzapoppin

The courts had to open early this morning, at around 11am, after ALPA presented a prohibitory injunction against Air Malta. The move which was upheld by the courts will mean that all redundancies announced by the...

The Moldovan Behemoth

This evening (Sunday 20th January) Malta International Airport witnessed the arrival of this rare Aerotrans Cargo Boeing 747-400 still in World Airways livery. The airline has four Boeing 747-400 in its fleet and is...

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