Malta International Airport signs new Collective Agreement for Employees

  • The agreement allows for increased benefits for employees and a more agile operation
  • Year-on-year increases in salaries, which amount to a 17.5% increase by 2022
  • Employees to enjoy a new package with includes performance bonuses and wellbeing benefits

    Malta International Airport today signed a new Collective Agreement with the two unions representing its workforce, GWU and UĦM. The new agreement covers the period between the 1st January 2018 and the 31st December 2022.

    Tina Lombardi, Head of HR and Strategy at Malta International Airport described this agreement as one that symbolises the company’s commitment to investing in its people, as a testament to the hard work put in by the team driving Malta’s airport.

    “Today, in order to attract and retain the best talent, it is crucial to offer employees not just an attractive remuneration package but also a holistic approach to staff benefits, which this agreement addresses. Following extensive negotiations, our employees now enjoy a better salary package but also wellbeing benefits, while working in a unique business environment. This enables us to position ourselves better as an employer of choice and continue to deliver more outstanding results as a team” said Ms Lombardi.

    The new Collective Agreement provides for year-on-year salary increases amounting to 17.5 per cent over a five-year period and annual performance bonuses linked to quality management and the company’s strategic goals. It also introduces a better shift structure to allow the company the flexibility it needs to continue to manage the ever-increasing operational demands of the airport.

    During the signing, CEO Alan Borg thanked all the parties involved in the negotiations and the Malta International Airport team for their dedication and contribution to delivering an award-winning guest experience.

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