Did you know that the Blue Lagoon is known as Bejn il-Kmiemen in Maltese? Watch the recently translated Comino underwater documentary here.
In 2020, in a bid to reach more people whilst promoting the Maltese language, the Malta Airport Foundation translated the Filfla underwater documentary into Maltese.
For the past few years, the Malta Airport Foundation has been supporting the ongoing excavation of a Phoenician Shipwreck dating back to the 7th century BC. In 2019, we went behind the scenes to learn more about the project and joined the team as they prepared for a deep dive just off Xlendi Bay in Gozo.
Malta International Airport presents its first Sustainability report following GRI standards; this marks the start of our journey towards more sustainable and social-responsible business, and our commitment to providing the best airport experience in Europe.
Neglect left this once proud and strong watchtower a sorry sight. Now it’s a view to behold! The restoration of 17th-century Torri Xutu was the Malta Airport Foundation’s first project, on which it collaborated with Din l-Art Ħelwa.
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Following the success of the Filfla underwater documentary, the Malta Airport Foundation took the plunge once again – this time into the waters surrounding Comino. Discover the island and species that call the waters surrounding it home in this documentary.
In 2016 the Malta Airport Foundation supported the production of a documentary about the relatively-unknown underwater habitat surrounding the protected island of Filfla. The 30-minute documentary takes viewers closer than they have ever been to the enigmatic island, and is significant in light of the fact that Malta’s rich marine environment attracts around 110,000 tourists to experience scuba diving each year. The issue of preserving and protecting this marine habitat is of crucial importance both in terms of our collective heritage and our tourism product.
Once buzzing with military urgency, these underground headquarters fell silent after the 1970s. Today they’re buzzing again as part of a war heritage museum, following a restoration project undertaken by the Malta Airport Foundation in collaboration with Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna.
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The Combined Operations Room was a witness to love and attraction, as it was to tragedy and conflict. This room, which forms part of the Underground War HQ in Valletta, is currently being restored by the Malta Airport Foundation in collaboration with Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna.
Deep down in underground Valletta, a Combined Operations Room was witness to tragedy as it was to celebration at the time of World War II. The Combined Operations Room is currently being restored to its wartime glory by the Malta Airport Foundation and Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna.
Under Valletta, the Combined Operations Room witnessed the screams and cries of horror of World War II. It was also the centre of combat strategy, eavesdropping on the enemy, and field intelligence during this time. The Combined Operations Room had fallen into disrepair, but a restoration project undertaken by the Malta Airport Foundation and Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna will ensure that its glorious wartime moments are brought to light and made accessible to the public soon.