Malta is an independent republic in the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of a small group of islands; Malta, Gozo, Kemmuna, Kemmunett, and Filfla, located in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily. The area of the largest island, Malta, is 246 sq km (95 sq mi); of Gozo, 67 sq km (26 sq mi); and of Kemmuna, 3 sq km (1 sq mi). The combined area of Kemmunett and Filfla is 0.3 sq km (0.12 sq mi). The total area is 316 sq km (122 sq mi). The capital and leading port of the country is Valletta
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May 29, 2017 Corendon Airlines Europe started passenger services on 23May2017 with a single B.738 out of Malta Luqa International (MLA) [added]
April 7, 2017 TAG Aviation Europe received its Maltese AOC on 27Mar2017. Its first aircraft, a Challenger CL-605 has started operations  [added]
August 19, 2016 Maleth-Aero operated B737s on charter services [added]

Airline

Status Operating Dates

Air Malta   

Renamed 1946* - 1951

^ Comments : Malta Airlines absorbed Air Malta in 1951

^ Genealogy : The Malta Instone Airline + BAS (Malta) =>Air Malta >>Malta Airlines

Air Malta   

Active 1974 - date

^ Comments : Air Malta was established on 31Mar1973 as the successor to The Malta Airlines. First flight on 01Apr1974. National flag carrier of Malta

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Air Malta Charter   

Unsure 1976* - 1979*

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AirX Charter   

Active 2011* - date

^ Comments : Air X Charter provides business air charter services

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Aliblue Malta   

Active 2016 - date

^ Comments : Aliblue Malta started operations in mid-2016

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Alieurope   

Not started (2015)

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BAS (Malta)   

Renamed 1946* - 1947

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^ Genealogy : The Malta Instone Airline + BAS (Malta) =>Air Malta >>Malta Airlines

Blue Square Aviation   

Active 2013* - date

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BritishJet.com   

Inactive 2005 - 2008

^ Comments : BritishJet was Established by tour operator Malta Bargains to fly passengers between UK and Malta. Operations taken over by Air Malta. Ceased operations on 08Jan2008

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Comlux Malta   

Active 2008* - date

^ Comments : Comlux Malta was founded in 2008

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Corendon Airlines Europe  added

Active 2017 - date

^ Comments : Corendon Airlines Europe started passenger services on 23May2017 with a single B.738 out of Malta Luqa International (MLA)

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Efly   

Inactive 2009 - 2009

^ Comments : Efly started operations on 19Sep2009 & ceased on 05Nov2009

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European 2000 Airlines   

Active 2005 - date

^ Comments : European 2000 Airlines started operations in Sep2005

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Excellent Air   

Active 2012 - date

^ Comments : Excellent Air operations started on 15Dec2012

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Fare4U (Fares4U)   

Unsure 2004 - 2004*

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Fly Hermes (Hermes Aviation)   

Inactive 2014 - 2015

^ Comments : Fly Hermes started operations on 06Jun2014 & scheduled services began on 15Dec2014. AOC suspended in Jan2015 as a result of numerous delays and flight cancellations

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Harbourair Malta   

Inactive 2007 - 2012

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Hi Fly Malta   

Active 2013 - date

^ Comments : Hi Fly Malta started operations in early 2013 with one Airbus A340-600

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Hyperion Aviation   

Active 2013 - date

^ Comments : Hyperion Aviation was founded on 08Jan2013

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JetMagic   

Active 2013* - date

^ Comments : JetMagic was awarded a foreign air carrier permit by the US DOT

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Maleth-Aero   

Active 2012* - date

^ Comments : Maleth-Aero operates B737s on charter services

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Malta Air Charter   

Inactive 1990 - 2004

^ Comments : Malta Air Charter was established in 1970, although it did not start operations until 1990. It ceased operations on 01Nov2004

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Malta Airlines   

Inactive 1946* - 1973

^ Comments : Malta Airlines absorbed Air Malta in 1951

^ Genealogy : Air Malta >>Malta Airlines

Malta Airways Company   

Renamed 1970* - 1970*

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^ Genealogy : Malta Airways Company +>Air Malta

Malta International Airways   

Unsure 1964* - 1966*

^ Comments : Malta International Airways operated a DC,6 aircraft in the mid 1960s

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Malta Metropolitan Airlines   

Inactive 1963 - 1964

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Maltafly   

Active 2014 - date

^ Comments : Maltafly is a joint venture between an Italian businessman and Maltese marketing agency Markit Business Solutions Limited which began scheduled flights between Malta & Palermo on 05Dec2014

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MedAvia (Mediterranean Aviation)   

Active 1979 - date

^ Comments : MedAvia operations was founded in 1978 & started operations on 15Sep1979

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TAG Aviation Europe  added

Active 2017 - date

^ Comments : TAG Aviation Europe received its Maltese AOC on 27Mar2017. Its first aircraft, a Challenger CL-605 has started operations

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The Malta Instone Airline   

Renamed 1946 - 1947

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^ Genealogy : The Malta Instone Airline + BAS (Malta) =>Air Malta >>Malta Airlines

Valorfly   

Active 2015 - date

^ Comments : Valorfly commenced operations in Jul2015

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VVB Aviation Malta   

Active 2015 - date

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