Air Malta has announced delays in flights due to bad weather around Europe. This bad weather leads to restrictions in Air Traffic Control.
Air Malta also said that it is being faced with an industrial action from the Operations Controllers in relation to a Collective Agreement increase. This results from a dispute between 2 unions which are currently being heard by the industrial tribunal to decide if the Operation Controllers can be considered to be a separate bargaining unit.
Air Malta said that it has already subcontracted the service to an external specialised service provider.Air
Today, more than 200 flights were cancelled due to a security breach which led to the temporary shutdown of a terminal in Munich. Although no flights to Malta were cancelled, they were still affected.