Tag: travel ban

Belgium bans Malta travel

Yet another country – Belgium – has banned travel to Malta in the wake of a prolonged rise in Covid-19 cases.

WHO says travel bans cannot be indefinite; countries must fight virus

A surge of infections has prompted countries to reimpose some travel restrictions in recent days, with Britain throwing the reopening of Europe's tourism industry into disarray by ordering a quarantine on travellers returning from Spain.

Travel allowed from 28 more countries as from 15 July

Malta will be open for travel to and from 28 additional countries – including the UK – on the strength of a new legal notice amending the travel ban imposed at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.

3,348 passengers travelled on humanitarian flights in June

During the second quarter, just over 8,700 passengers arrived in Malta or left the island on one of 311 humanitarian flights operated as commercial air traffic stood still.

No decision on the re-opening of MIA

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.

2,370 passengers repatriated on 73 flights

The Malta International Airport experienced a 99.64% drop in April when compared to the same month last year.

Air Malta relocates operations to London Heathrow Terminal 2

Heathrow Airport announced that in view of this they have transitioned to a single runway operation to increase resilience and safety. The airport is temporarily consolidating services to Terminals 2 and 5.

Stringent control required on those crossing over to Gozo

"We don't need you clapping, we don't want your food or singing, all we need you to do is to stay home and listen to the health authorities.

UK announces lockdown

From Monday evening, people have been ordered to stay home unless they are going out to shop for basic necessities, daily exercise, any medical need and travelling to and from essential work.

“Coronavirus is not the plague” – Abela says as he urges...

Prime Minister Abela urged for the public to remain calm and think rationally. He maintained that while he understood that people might be scared, one needs to refer to facts. "This is not a situation for social media," Abela said.