Air Malta open to commercial partnership as long as in line with Govt goals: Minister of Tourism

    Malta‘s Minister of Tourism Dr Konrad Mizzi, via his personal Facebook account, reposted a report with commentary on Air Malta (inewsmalta.com). Dr Mizzi said Air Malta’s recent growth is to support the Maltese economy. “We have seen that there was an opening in the market” for Air Malta to continue operating, Dr Mizzi confirmed, while reiterating aircraft utilisation has increased from five hours in the most extreme cases to up to 15 hours daily. Dr Mizzi stated Air Malta would “consider a strategic partnership” with another airline, however the partnership must “meet government goals”.