Airport Charges

Tariff Regulations

  • All charges due to Malta International Airport by the aircraft operators or their representatives shall be paid prior to take-off.
  • Charges are due in euros. Alternatively, payment is permissible with VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Multi-card, and US dollars (cash).
  • Carriers (or their representatives) regularly operating to/from the airport in Malta may establish credit facilities with the Company.
  • Credit, supported by an acceptable bank guarantee, will be given at our discretion.
  • Charges will be billed at the end of the month and settled within 30 days from date of invoice.
  • Late payment entitles the Company to withdraw credit facilities and recall any guarantees forthwith.

LANDING CHARGE

General

Landing charges at Malta International Airport are assessed on the basis of the maximum permitted weight authorised by the Certificate of Airworthiness (hereby referred to as MTOW).

Standard rates will be assessed in accordance with the following schedule:

Fixed Wing Aircraft

MTOW not exceeding 12,000kgs

  • 1.33 euro per 500 kg or part thereof

MTOW exceeding 12,000kgs

  • Fixed Charge: 30.98 euro
  • Variable Charge: 1.89 euro per 500 kg or part thereof in excess of 12,000 kgs

Helicopters

50% of standard charges for fixed wing aircraft of similar weight

Tariffs are not applicable for helicopter services between Malta International Airport (MLA) and Gozo Heliport (GZM)

Rebates

A special rate of 25% of the standard landing fee may be applied solely for training or testing purposes for personnel and/or special aircraft equipment. Prior written application for the granting of such special rates should be made to:

Malta International Airport plc

Airport Operations

P.O. Box 1

Luqa – LQA4000

Malta

Tel: +356 2369 6617

Fax: +356 2124 9564

Email: operations@maltairport.com

AVINET/SITA:   MLASLXH@maltairport.avinetmail.net

NIGHT SURCHARGE

Night charges to Malta International Airport apply if:

  • Aircraft arrives during day-time and takes-off during night-time
  • Aircraft arrives during night-time and takes-off during day-time
  • In the case of landing and/or take-off at night, charges are increased by 25%

Night time at Malta International Airport is defined as:

  • 20:00 hrs to 05:00 hrs local time – 1st April to 31st October
  • 19:00 hrs to 06:00 hrs local time – 1st November to 31st March

AIRCRAFT PARKING CHARGES

General 

Subject to conditions below, aircraft parking fees at Malta International Airport are based on total space occupied (i.e. the product of wingspan and maximum aircraft length). The minimum parking charge is 0.77 euro.

Calculation of Charges

The Airport’s standard charge for each 24-hour period or any time exceeding 6 hours will be assessed in accordance with the following:

  • MTOW not exceeding 2,500kgs: 0.77 euro for each 24-hour period or any time exceeding 6 hours
  • MTOW exceeding 2,500kgs: 0.10 euro per 10 square metres of occupied space (product of an aircraft’s wingspan and its maximum length) or part thereof, for each 24-hour period or any time exceeding 6 hours.

PASSENGER SERVICE CHARGE

General

An aircraft owner, operator, or representative must pay Malta International Airport plc a passenger service charge for each departing customer from MLA.

Standard Charge

Malta International Airport’s standard charge for each departing passenger is 15.84 euro

This charge does not apply to:

  • Passengers in direct transit (arriving and departing on the same aircraft)
  • Aircrew
  • Infants under two years old

SECURITY FEE

Standard Charge 

The standard charge for each departing passenger is 2.19 euro

This charge does not apply to:

  • Direct-transit passengers (arriving and departing on the same aircraft)
  • Aircrew
  • Infants under two years of age

COMMON CHECK-IN SYSTEM CHARGE

All operators departing from Malta International Airport shall pay for using common check-in desks. This charge is based on the amount of departing passengers on air transports. It remunerates costs associated with providing common infrastructure usage.

Standard Charge 

The standard charge for each departing passenger is 0.16 euro

This charge does not apply to:

  • Direct-transit passengers (arriving and departing on the same aircraft)
  • Aircrew
  • Infants under two years of age

PASSENGERS WITH REDUCED MOBILITY (PRM)

An aircraft owner, operator, or representative must pay Malta International Airport plc a PRM service charge for each departing on an aircraft from Malta International Airport.

Standard Charge 

The standard charge for each departing passenger is 0.70 euro

AIRPORT SLOT ALLOCATION

No operator shall operate to or from Malta International Airport without first obtaining a slot from Schedule Coordination Malta (SCM).

Any general, business, or whole plane cargo service aviation operator who uses Malta International Airport without obtaining prior permission from Schedule Coordination Malta may be prohibited by Malta International Airport plc airport company from operating, especially during peak traffic periods. This rule stands unless, in the opinion of Malta International Airport plc, an aircraft was required to land because of an emergency or other circumstance beyond the operator’s control.

Airport Slot Allocation

Schedule Coordination Malta (SCM)

AVINET/SITA: MLASLXH@maltairport.avinetmail.net

Tel: 2369 6617 / 2369 6219

Fax: 2124 9564

Email: scm@maltairport.com

(Office hours Monday to Friday)

Aerodrome Operations Unit

SITA: MLAHKXH

Tel: 2369 6168 / 2369 6159

Fax: 2124 9564

Email: operations@maltairport.com

Ground Handling Service Providers

Air Malta plc

Ground Operations/Ground Handling

SITA: MLAKOKM – 24 hr services

Fax: 2124 2006 – 24 hrs services

Mobile: 7949 4423 (24 hours)

Ground Handling Coordination

SITA: MLAUFKM

Tel: 2299 9262 / 9243

Fax: 2169 2495

Email: handling.airmalta@airmalta.com

Aviaserve Ltd

Ground Handling

SITA: MLAGGXH / MLAGLXH

Ops: + 356 2369 6421

Fax: + 356 2369 6422

Email: joebugeja@aviaserve.eu

Email: generalaviation@aviaserve.eu