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All you need to know about travelling to and from Malta from 01st July onwards
Malta airport reopens

The Malta International Airport will partially re-open on the 01st July 2020, with flights operating to and from a specific list comprising twenty two countries. Following that, as from the 15th July, other restrictions will be lifted and more flight destinations will be open.

What to expect:

  1. Masks or Visors to be worn at all times (except for children under 6 years or people with a valid medical reason)
  2. Thermal screening cameras will screen passenger temperatures with the least inconvenience possible
  3. Completion of a passenger locator form for the Maltese health authorities to be able to reach you during your stay in Malta
  4. Social distancing measures and signage
  5. Passport and boarding pass screening through a special device to minimise interaction
  6. Cleaning and disinfection schedules at the terminal have been aligned to the recommendations of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The terminal also has touchless handwashing facilities
  7. No smoking allowed on the terraces. Smoking is only permitted outside the terminal
  8. Non-travelling guests are not allowed inside the terminal
  9. Dedicated Airport Care team who will be wearing light blue vests and assisting to ensure travellers are following the safety protocols
  10. New rules for La Vallette lounge include booking at least 24 hours in advance, waiter service instead of buffet and inaccessibility to shared magazines, newspapers or iPads. Guests may take off their masks or visors while at the lounge.

Temporary Measure:

Travellers arriving directly from one of the specified countries which have been identified by the Maltese Government as safe for travel to and from Malta, will not be required to comply with a 14-day quarantine. However, they will be asked to declare that they would have lived in the country of origin for at least 4 weeks prior to travelling.

Recommendations:

  1. To carry a 100ml sanitising gel
  2. To change the mask every 4 hours (and hence to equip accordingly in advance)
  3. To avail of online check in services
  4. To arrive at the terminal at least two hours prior flight departure
  5. To observe the standard measures of maintaining safe physical distancing, observing coughing and sneezing etiquette, and frequent hand washing

Destinations that are open as from 01st July 2020 are:

  1. Austria
  2. Croatia
  3. Cyprus
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Estonia
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Greece
  11. Hungary
  12. Iceland
  13. Ireland
  14. Italy
  15. Latvia
  16. Lithuania
  17. Luxembourg
  18. Norway
  19. Slovakia
  20. Spain
  21. Switzerland
  22. Poland

Malta is far-sighted and well-prepared, and consequently several reports have identified Malta as one of the safest countries to visit. In fact, Malta’s outstanding performance in relation to the management of the coronavirus has been praised by the World Health Organisation, the Commonwealth, and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation amongst others.

Disclaimer

Whilst we endeavour to provide precise and timely information, there can be no assurance that such article is accurate as of the date it is received. The information provided herein is merely intended for general information purposes and cannot be construed as professional advice without seeking an appropriate consultation.

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