Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects Ian Borg appointed ex-European Commissioner Karmenu Vella as Consultant for Aviation.
Minister Borg said that Karmenu Vella has a vast experience in several important sectors for the country, not least in aviation.
The ex European Commissioner Karmenu Vella said that although he is no longer directly involved in politics, he still looks forward to using the experience he has gained throughout the years to continue contributing to the progress of several sectors, including aviation.
Karmenu Vella served as Minister for Public Works and Infrastructure between 1981 and 1983, Minister for Industry and Trade between 1984 and 1987, Minister for Tourism between 1996 and 1998 and Minister for Tourism and Aviation between 2013 and 2014. He then served as European Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries between 2014 and 2019.