Following recent developments with regard to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Malta International Airport have collated a series of FAQs on their website. Should anyone still have queries about travel during this time, or have a fever, a cough or shortness of breath, please seek medical advice from the local Health Authorities on 21 324 086 PRIOR TO TRAVELLING.
NOTA BENE: PLEASE BE REMINDED OF CIRCULAR ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY FOR EDUCATION, WHICH HIGHLIGHTS INSTRUCTIONS FOR STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS WHO HAVE RECENTLY TRAVELLED TO ONE OF THE EFFECTIVE COUNTRIES: https://stnicholascollegemalta.net/2020/02/27/coronavirus-update-persons-who-travelled-to-one-of-the-effected-countries/
Is Malta International Airport screening passengers arriving from Italy?
The local Health Authorities are screening all passengers upon arrival in Malta.
What kind of screening is being carried out?
The Health Authorities are using thermal screening methods to identify passengers having a fever.
Do passengers arriving from Asian countries need to identify themselves or visit any clinic at the airport?
Any passengers who have been in China during the last 14 days must make themselves known to the Health Authorities at the airport immediately upon landing in Malta.
Where can I call for more information about symptoms to look out for?
You may call your personal doctor or the Public Health department on 21324086. If you believe you have developed symptoms, the Health Authorities recommend that you do not go directly to health centres or hospital.
Should I travel if I feel unwell or sick?
Airlines adopt strict rules when it comes to allowing passengers feeling unwell or sick to travel. You should first consult with your personal doctor.
Are there any restrictions for passengers departing to Italy?
There are no flight restrictions. You may get up-to-the-minute flight updates at this link here. Alternatively, you may get in touch with your airline.
Will airlines refund passengers for not travelling due to health reasons?
Please refer to the terms & conditions on your flight ticket, or call the airline directly.
Will airlines provide a declaration in order for passengers to apply for a refund with their insurance?
You need to contact your airline directly to check.
Is the airport closed due to the coronavirus?
MIA is operating normally.
An updated list of FAQs regarding to travelling to and from Malta can be accessed on the official Malta International Airport Website: https://www.maltairport.com/coronavirus-faqs/
Last updated on: 25.02.2020