Air Malta COVID-19 safety policies

See the protective measures Air Malta have introduced at the airport and onboard flights during COVID-19 to maximise customer safety during the pandemic. Find out what it is like travelling with Air Malta during COVID-19 by reading their guidance and policies.

The information is taken from Air Malta website which can be viewed HERE

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Air Malta COVID-19 safety policies

Air Malta COVID-19 policies

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At the Airport

Face mask

It is compulsory to wear a surgical mask or a face mask (covering your nose, mouth and chin) at all times.
Staff at Malta International Airport will be wearing masks and following Health and Safety standards mandated by Maltese Authorities.

General information

You may be asked to undertake a basic health assessment such as temperature screening and provide details of your travel itinerary. At Malta International Airport, if your body temperature exceeds 37.2 degrees Celsius
Malta International Airport (MIA) has introduced new signage and floor markings to help you find your way around the terminal, whilst keeping safe distances. New technologies such as thermal screening and agglomeration detection are also in place.

Boarding

Ensure social distancing at all times and follow general hygiene etiquette. Boarding will be undertaken by zones, Business Class passengers will be boarded last.

Hand baggage

Hand baggage may now be checked in free of charge. Only laptop bags, hand bags and baby bags are guaranteed on board, other hand baggage will be restricted.
Please ensure to remove lithium batteries, valuables and dangerous goods from all checked in luggage.
There are no changes to current procedures for pets in cabin and musical instruments.
Lounges

Air Malta lounge

Business class passengers and Diamond Card holders are advised that MIA’s La Valette lounge will be operating in line with social distancing recommendations, and that lounge availability may not be guaranteed.
Onboard the flight

Face mask

It is compulsory to wear a surgical mask or a face mask (covering your nose, mouth and chin) at all times.
Face visors are not allowed as a substitute of face masks.

Sanitiser

Appropriate hand sanitisation and mask disposal should be practised onboard and staff will advise appropriately.

Meals & beverages

Pre-packed food and selected drinks will be available for sale on board. Items on sale can be found in our inflight magazine, Il-Bizzilla. Only credit card payments will be accepted.

Other

Il-Bizzilla magazine will be provided onboard. Please pick up a complimentary new copy of the magazine upon boarding the aircraft. Feel free to take it with you after the flight. Copies of used magazines left onboard will be recycled.
Pre-packed food and selected drinks will be available for sale on board. Items on sale can be found in our inflight magazine, Il-Bizzilla. Only credit card payments will be accepted.
Cleaning

The aircraft

Staff utilise full PPE onboard and will be conducting more regular checks and sanitisation of washrooms areas and aircraft touchpoints.
Air Malta aircraft are equipped with HEPA filters with an efficiency level of more than 99.9% filtering very small particles such as bacteria and viruses. Cabin air inside aircraft is also refreshed every 2-3 minutes.
Air Malta aircraft are sanitised daily using Airbus approved products.
All internal aircraft cabin surfaces are thoroughly cleaned after every flight. All passenger transport is sanitised daily.
Arrivals

Information

Passengers may check destination arrival requirements via the website however this is the responsibility of the passenger.
It is a mandatory requirement for all travelling customers to electronically fill the health declaration form found on https://www.airmalta.com/covid19 prior to checking-in for any Air Malta flight. This electronic form must be presented at the check-in/boarding gate prior to boarding the aircraft. Passengers who have not completed the health declaration form may be refused boarding.
All passengers travelling to Malta must complete the Public Health Travel Declaration form as well as the Passenger Locator form. Both forms as well as further information can be accessed through https://www.maltairport.com/declarationforms/.

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