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Malta Airports

Malta international and domestic airports: where it is more convenient to get to which resorts, which airlines fly to. Location, duty-free shops, terminals, and useful Malta airport information.

Malta is a small but very cozy resort country located on a rocky archipelago between Sicily and the African continent. Increasingly, Russians visit this country not only as tourists but also for in-depth English. And for good reason: studying in Malta is many times cheaper than in other English-speaking countries. And there will be no big problems with a visa - a Schengen visa is valid in Malta.

The beaches of Malta are especially loved by tourists from all countries. The mild climate, bewitching the Mediterranean Sea, wonderful cuisine will not leave anyone indifferent. Importantly, Malta has a fairly low crime rate. Nevertheless, thefts do happen, therefore it is better to leave money and valuables in the hotel safe.

There are two airports in Malta, but only the airport in Valletta - the capital of Malta - has international status. Malta Airport is located not in the capital itself, but five kilometers southwest of it, not far from the municipality of Lua. Another Malta airport - on the island of Gozo - is very small, it has only a helipad.

In 2011, Malta Airport became the best airport in Europe.

How to fly to Malta.

The country's main airline is Air Malta, it is with it that you can fly a direct flight from Moscow. Since 2013, you can fly to Malta from St. Petersburg. Air Malta is small: it has 20 aircraft, 10 of which are Airbuses — narrow-body jet passenger aircraft.

Malta makes flights from Moscow on Tuesdays and Saturdays year-round; during the summer, additional flights are launched on Monday, Wednesday, and Sunday. Also in the summer charter flights from other major Russian cities fly. Possible, of course, a flight with a transfer, for example, through Amsterdam or Frankfurt.

Malta International Airport Luka (Valletta).

The island nation of Malta has only one airport. It is located near the capital, in the small town of Luke, in honor of which it received its unofficial name. The distance from Valletta to the airport is only 5 kilometers. Malta Airport opened for civilian transport in 1958, in those years the first terminal was built, which lasted until 1992 (until the opening of the new complex).

Today, the air harbor is the base for the national airline Air Malta and serves about 6 million passengers a year. There is an observation deck on the third floor of the terminal where you can watch how planes take off and land.

Arrivals and Departures.

You can find out the flight status, the exact schedule of departure and arrival of aircraft at the Malta airport using the online scoreboard:

Arrivals and Departures Board (official site)
Flight schedule and updated scoreboard from the Yandex service. 

Malta Airport Flight Schedule 2020.

You can find out the flight schedule for the next two weeks in the corresponding section of the site. Malta Airport cooperates with many international airlines. Most flights connect the island with European countries - France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, etc. There are also flights to Turkey, Tunisia, and other countries. To search for a specific flight there is a special.

Find Flights from Malta.

Tickets are sold at the box office, as well as in airline offices. Cash desks work round-the-clock the office hours must be specified by carriers (the link is given above). You can buy tickets online.


There are several ways to register and receive your boarding pass at Malta Airport On the Rack passengers of all airlines can check-in at the desks in the departure hall. To do this, you must arrive at the airport terminal in advance, approximately 2 hours before the departure of the flight. Look for the number of the required rack on the electronic display.

Through terminal.

Customers of Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines, SAS Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and British Airways can go through the registration process on their own, through special terminals. To do this, you need to find the terminal of your carrier, select the language and, following the instructions, print the boarding pass. If you need to check in your luggage, this can be done at Drop-off desks.

Checking Flights.

Also, many airlines offer passengers to check-in for a flight via the Internet. The procedure begins a day before departure. The advantage of online check-in is that you can not be afraid to be late for the airport. Upon arrival, it is enough to check in your luggage and print out your boarding pass (if necessary).

Malta Airport Services.

The airport terminal consists of one terminal, where all the necessary services are located. Free Wi-Fi is available on site and there are sockets for charging gadgets. A chapel is open next to the shopping area.

Malta Hotels Near Luka Airport.

The terminal also has all the usual services: Duty-Free shops, Tax-Free tax refund points, a conference room, VIP and regular waiting rooms, mother and child rooms, infrastructure for people with reduced mobility and more.

How to get from Luka Airport to Malta.

The air harbor is connected by bus not only to Valletta, but also to other settlements in Malta, so there are usually no problems with transport. You can get to the city by high-speed or transfer bus, as well as by car.

High-speed buses.

In total, 4 routes go from the airport: X1 to Chirkev, X2 to St. Julian's, X3 to Bugibbu, X4 to the bus station in Valletta. Buses are equipped with air conditioning and special places for luggage.

Fares, route map, timetables on Malta's public transport website.
Shuttle buses.

If you need to get to a specific point - a hotel, city, attractions, then it is better to use a shuttle bus. You can book a ticket on the airport website or on the carrier’s page.

 By Car.

The journey from Valleta to the terminal takes only 20 minutes. You need to go on the road number 6. An approximate route is indicated on the map from Google Maps.


Near the terminal, there are several parking lots where you can park your car for short and long parking. You can park in any zone, except for the places highlighted in blue, they are intended for owners of the "Blue Badges".

Entry and exit from the parking lot are carried out on a special ticket, which all drivers receive at the entrance. After you have parked the car, you need to go to the special Pay Station terminals with a ticket (located outside the arrivals hall, in the basement tunnel and in the parking lot near the central fountain). The ticket must be inserted into the terminal slot, press the receipt button and pay for the parking (in cash or cards). After payment, be sure to take your ticket, you will need it when leaving the parking lot. In case of ticket loss, a penalty will be charged.

Parking Cost:

up to 10 minutes - free of charge;

from 10 minutes to 1 hour - € 2;

from 1 to 2 hours - € 3;

from 2 to 3 hours - € 3,50;

from 3 to 5 hours - € 7;

from 5 to 12 hours - € 10;

from 12 to 24 hours - € 15;

additional day - € 15.

Transfer and taxi from/to Luka Airport.

For a trip to the city, you can use the services of the official airport taxi service. It works around the clock, you can order a car through the staff at the information desk. Approximate fares for trips can be found here.

Also in Malta, there are mobile applications for calling a taxi - Green (an analog of Uber), eCabs and herbs.

If you do not want to wait for a taxi at the airport, then you can pre-order a transfer service from KiwiTaxi. The car will be ready upon arrival at the airport and will wait for you in case of a flight delay.