FAQs

This FAQ page contains the most commonly asked questions about travelling through Malta International Airport and the health and safety measures which have been introduced inside the terminal to prevent Covid-19 transmission.

 

Flights

Is travel from my country to Malta permitted?

All countries have been classified according to their risk level under Red, Amber and Green Lists, which may be found listed here. For more information about the travel restrictions which are currently in place, please click here.

To where can I travel from Malta?

There are currently a number of travel restrictions in place at our destination countries, which you may find listed here.

Do you have a flight schedule available?

Yes, our flight schedule is available here.

How do I cancel / change my flight or apply for a refund?

Malta International Airport does not handle flight bookings or check-in arrangements. Passengers are requested to speak with their airline directly. Airline contact information can be found here.

 

Testing and Quarantine

Do I need to get tested for Covid-19 before arriving in Malta?

All passengers arriving from a country listed on the Red and Amber Lists are required to present a negative result of a Molecular PCR Test, taken no longer than 72 hours prior to the departure of their flight to Malta, upon their arrival at our airport. Any passengers failing to meet this requirement will be subject to mandatory PCR testing upon arrival by the Maltese public health authorities against payment of administrative fees as stipulated in Legal Notices 229 and 230 of 2021 (EUR120 for PCR Covid-19 test and, if the passengers in question are not Maltese residents, EUR100 per night for accommodation allocated by the Superintendent of Public Health for mandatory quarantine until a negative test result is received, with the quarantine period being extended in case of a positive or detected result).

Guests who will be travelling to Malta with children are advised that these entry requirements do not apply to passengers who are under 5 years of age.  

Do I need to quarantine upon my arrival in Malta?

All passengers arriving from a country on the Amber List, are required to present a negative result of a Molecular PCR Test, taken no longer than 72 hours prior to the departure of their flight to Malta.

Any passengers failing to meet this requirement will be subject to mandatory PCR testing upon arrival by the Maltese public health authorities against payment of administrative fees as stipulated in Legal Notices 229 and 230 of 2021 (EUR120 for PCR Covid-19 test and, if the passengers in question are not Maltese residents, EUR100 per night for accommodation allocated by the Superintendent of Public Health for mandatory quarantine until a negative test result is received, with the quarantine period being extended in case of a positive or detected result).

Passengers arriving from a country on the Red List must observe a mandatory quarantine period of 14 days with a repeat PCR test required to be taken between days 5 and 7 of their quarantine.

Can I book a COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test at the airport before my flight?

Currently, this service is not being offered by Malta International Airport. For more information on Covid-19 testing at the airport please click here.

 

Health and Safety

What documents do I need to enter Malta?

The Superintendence of Public Health requires that all persons traveling to Malta complete the Public Health Travel Declaration Form and the Passenger Locator Form​ which can be downloaded here.

Will my temperature be taken at the airport?

Yes, all arriving and departing passengers are thermally screened by means of non-invasive technology. If your body temperature exceeds 37.2°C, you will be interviewed by the Local Health Authorities and may be asked to leave the airport.

Is it mandatory to wear a face mask at the airport?

Yes, it is mandatory to wear a face mask, covering both nose and mouth, at all times inside and outside the terminal. Only children who are under 3 years of age and people having a valid medical reason are exempt from wearing a face mask.

How is social distancing being maintained inside the terminal?

Informational screens, floor stickers and seat belts indicating the required distance to be kept between passengers are currently in place at all areas inside the terminal. Members of the Airport Care Team are also roaming the terminal to provide assistance where needed.

 

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