Entries by Stanley Agius

Flag & Port State Control Inspector

The chosen candidate will be expected to support the Merchant Shipping Directorate in ensuring that the Maltese Flag and Register continue to retain their excellent reputation amongst the World’s merchant fleets. Applicants must be in possession of: Essential Qualifications A Certificate of Competence as a Master Mariner or a Chief Mate or equivalent; or A […]

Freebird Airlines establishes its European arm in Malta

“Malta’s aviation register—the 9H—is continuously gaining momentum. We are seeing a continuous increase in the aircraft being registered in Malta, with the latest development being Freebird Airlines establishing its European arm in Malta. This could not be possible without the strong yet flexible legal framework that our country has and, likewise as important, without the […]

Malta’s Aviation Industry gears up to fight climate change

Malta’s aviation industry plans to grow  without further increasing emissions  from the year 2020 (carbon neutral growth), to contribute to the global fight against climate change.  Through the ICAO initiative CORSIA, the aviation industry is working to limit the amount of its carbon emissions to the 2020 level and will offset any further emissions over that level in the […]

Skypeople from the UK sets up shop in Malta

Transport Malta has just approved Flypeople Limited, a subsidiary of the renowned Skypeople, as an organisation entitled to provide the attestation of initial cabin crew training. Skypeople is the leading independent provider of cabin crew training and boasts clients like British Airways and most major cariers. Aspiring cabin crew members can now get the Initial […]

Bus 20+

All those who reach the age of between 14 and 20 years during the year 2019 can benefit from free public transport for the year.  Those who are older and are full time students can travel by bus for free as well. The scheme is one of the measures of the Budget for 2019 and […]

Christmas 2018

Sometimes our driving, or the driving of others brings out the worst in us.  Christmas time, on the other hand is primed to bring out the best.  Transport Malta has launched a campaign, inspired by the Christmas season, with the aim to arouse our best self on the road. Transport Malta has produced a video, […]

Continued progress in aviation training in Malta

Yesterday, Transport Malta has licensed Freebird Airlines Europe as an Approved Training Organisation, the first international company in Malta licenced exclusively for aviation training.  Freebird’s decision to set up shop here confirms and consolidates Malta’s efforts to maintain and expand a comprehensive aviation cluster for the island.  Freebird will start to provide EASA Approved Type […]

National Cycling Strategy and Action Plan

Public Consultation This National Cycling Strategy including a National Cycling Action plan is intended to promote and support cycling in Malta as a sustainable mode of transport. The objective of this strategy is to make it easier for people to use cycling as a means of commuting, to make it safer for people who already […]

Transport Malta auctions autographed Brazil Football kit for charity

Transport Malta will express its support for the Simon Blue Light Foundation by auctioning an autographed Brazil football kit. During this year’s edition of the World Cup, Brazil’s national football team flew on a Malta-registered aircraft, operated by Air X Malta.  Transport Malta asked for and acquired the team’s kit, autographed by all the players, […]

EUCARIS General Assembly held in Malta

The general assembly, the highest organ of EUCARIS, the EUropean CAR and driving license Information System, is meeting in Malta.  Representatives from the vehicle and driving licence registration Authorities of 28 countries in Europe met over a period of two days. The general assembly set a new record with the number of countries participating.  EUCARIS is […]