No decision on the re-opening of MIA

Miguela Xuereb

The Superintendent for Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci said that it hasn’t been decided yet whether the Malta International Airport should re-open or not.

During the press conference when the latest updates on the coronavirus situation were explained, Prof. Gauci told Newsbook.com.mt that discussions are still underway and no final decision has been reached.

This newsroom asked Prof. Gauci to provide details on the news that the Cyprian government decided that as of 20th June passengers from 13 countries including Malta will be allowed to enter the country.

On Saturday Newsbook.com.mt reported that the Malta International airport will remain closed for commercial flights at least till the 15th of June, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization website.

The information was sent to all pilots as a notification but no statement was issued by the Maltese government until the time of writing.

In the past weeks, Economy Minister Silvio Schembri said that the re-opening of the airport will be one of the last measures to be lifted and this will depend on the measures lifted by other countries.

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