Malta's Airport opens to 25 countries from 1st July, ALL countries from 15th July

Public Health Emergency to be lifted in coming hours

Admin | Published on 14 Jun 2020

Malta Visa free Travel Destinations

Updated 18th June 2020

The Prime Minister has this morning announced six new countries to Malta’s list of destinations considered as “safe flights”. These are France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Croatia and Greece. There will however be some exceptions. Northern Italy will be excluded from the list, as will be one region in both Spain and France, where the number of cases is still a matter of concern.

Growing list of 'Safe' Countries allowed by Malta's International Airport

Malta's International Airport is set to reopen for services to 25 countries on July 1, up by 5 countries on the original list of safe countries.  The updated list of MTA-approved 'safe' countries follows:

  1. Iceland
  2. Slovakia
  3. Cyprus
  4. Lithuania
  5. Norway
  6. Switzerland
  7. Estonia
  8. Denmark
  9. Hungary
  10. Austria
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Germany
  13. Czech Republic
  14. Finland
  15. Ireland
  16. Sicily
  17. Sardinia
  18. Latvia
  19. Italy* - new: except Emiliia Romagna, Lombardia and Piemonte.
  20. France* - new
  21. Poland - new: except Katowice Airport.
  22. Spain* - new: except: Madrid, Catalonia, Castilla-LaMancha, Castile and Leon.
  23. Croatia - new
  24. Greece - new.

Countries identified as safe for travel are likely to have their own health and safety protocols in place. Before booking a flight, we recommend that you speak with an airline representative for guidance in relation to this. Airline contact details may be found here.

All destinations opened on July 1

Malta International Airport will open to all other destinations by 15 July 2020.  All travel restrictions will be lifted on that date.

Flight Schedules

Click here for information about arrivals and departures to and from Malta International Airport.

Travelling Safely

In preparation for the resumption of commercial flights starting July 1st 2020, Malta International Airport has implemented various measures in order to maintain a safe environment for passengers and employees. For details

'Normality' enjoyed since 5th June

  • Bars, gyms, childcare centres to reopened
  • Religious services to resumed from mid-June
  • All workers returned to work
  • Masks still required in shops
  • No mass gatherings allowed, but six-person limit removed
  • No contact sports for now

Full lifting of COVID-19 Measures expected imminently

Prime Minister Robert Abela on Sunday announced that the public health emergency declared at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic will be lifted in the coming hours. 

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