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Air Malta – flight delay and flight cancellation



1313 flights tracked

4 flights delayed by >3 hours

0 flights cancelled

Malta International Airport is where the airline's hub is located. The company has 10 fleets, with flights to 39 destinations. Air Malta's frequent flyer programme is Flypass. In order to join the programme, follow the steps here. Air Malta Service Centre contact details can be found here.


SkyParks Business Centre,level 2, Malta International Airport, Ħal Luqa LQA 4000, Malta

Flight irregularity

Flight # From To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival
KM352 Malta International Airport
Landing Düsseldorf International Airport
EXPECTED 20.09.2023 16:55:00
ACTUAL 20.09.2023 20:50:00
KM0352 Malta International Airport
Landing Düsseldorf International Airport
EXPECTED 20.09.2023 16:55:00
ACTUAL 28.09.2023
KM625 Linate Airport
Landing Malta International Airport
EXPECTED 08.09.2023 17:15:00
ACTUAL 08.09.2023 20:51:00
KM353 Düsseldorf International Airport
Landing Malta International Airport
EXPECTED 03.09.2023 13:25:00
ACTUAL 03.09.2023 17:03:00

Air Malta check-in

You can check into Air Malta flights online, on your mobile phone or tablet, or at the airport either by using a self-check-in machine or directly at the check-in counter. It is required that you check in at the airline desk at the departure airport if flying with pets or if you demand extra services onboard the plane.

Discover additional details about Air Malta check-in methods here.

Air Malta online check-in

Online check-in is available from 24 hours before departure and enables passengers to pick a seat and print their boarding pass or have it sent to their mobile phone (make sure of the availability of mobile check-in in the airport of departure).

In order to check in online for an Air Malta flight, follow the link.

Air Malta mobile check-in

Mobile check-in allows you to check in for your flight and download the boarding pass at your leisure. Possible from 24 hours before take-off, you may check in, book a seat, and get your mobile boarding pass, all on your mobile device. Ahead of your flight, be sure to check that mobile check-in is possible in the departure airport.

In case you have difficulty with your mobile boarding pass, you can go to the airline check-in desk or a check-in machine (where available) for a regular paper one. In the event you are experiencing issues with your phone, or have inadvertently deleted your boarding pass, the above also applies.

Air Malta check-in kiosks

These are the stand-alone computer screens for use in airports for checking yourself in. Always check that check-in machines are available before travelling to the airport of departure. Most check-in machines allow you to check in with either your passport or your last name and booking reference, which you will find on your booking confirmation.

Air Malta check-in times: Deadlines

Check-in deadlines are in place so that flights leave on time. Whatever way you opt to check in, verify you have your boarding pass and that all necessary baggage is checked prior to the deadline.

To discover more about Air Malta check-in deadlines, please follow the link.

Air Malta baggage regulations

You can view additional details about Air Malta's baggage policy here.

Air Malta hand luggage / carry-on baggage

Air Malta's carry-on baggage allowance is dependent on the flight ticket travel class. Carry-on baggage is required to conform to airline regulations.

It is necessary to check your carry-on baggage at an Air Malta desk or, if available at the departure airport, by using a self-service bag drop service, when it does not adhere to the airline's regulations. Extra fees might be required if this happens.

You can find further information regarding carry-on baggage regulations here.

Dimensions of carry-on baggage – max. 55 x 45 x 25 cm
Foldable garment bag dimensions – max. 40 x 30 x 15 cm

Economy Class – 1 carry-on baggage item up to 10 kg ( Go Light, Go Smart, and Go Flex)
Business Class – 1 (Just Business) or 2 (Smart Business and Business Freedom) carry-on baggage items, each up to 10 kg (Just Business) or 15 kg (Smart Business and Business Freedom)

Air Malta checked baggage

The free baggage allowance depends on the travel class and the fare of the flight ticket.

Dimensions for checked-in baggage – max. 158 cm (width + height + depth)

Air Malta baggage policy for checked bags

Economy Class – 1 baggage item, up to 23 kg (Go Smart and Go Flex). (Go Light – no free checked baggage)
Business Class – 1 (Just Business), or 2 (Smart Business and Business Freedom) baggage items, each up to 32 kg

Air Malta excess baggage rules

Respecting excess or special baggage items, some essential points should be considered.
Additional information about excess baggage and flat fees can be found via the link.

Baggage considered to be excess

Economy Class – over 23 kg (maximum 32 kg)

Air Malta baggage allowance: Sports equipment

It is a good idea to make a reservation for your sports baggage before travelling because there is a limitation on the amount of space available for these items.

You will find more detailed information respecting size and weight allowances and flat fees for sports equipment via this link.

Air Malta luggage problems

Baggage getting damaged or not getting to the destination can be due to several causes. Difficulties with your baggage can be because of technical issues in the baggage handling area, unfavourable weather conditions, or the baggage tag falling off your luggage.

To find out about compensation claims for baggage which is damaged, or baggage tracking, follow this link.

Baggage delay or damage on Air Malta

A report has to be made promptly to the Air Malta baggage tracing counter or service desk when your baggage is damaged or delayed at the arrival airport. Each flight document must be kept, above all your baggage claim tag and boarding pass.

It is required to give confirmation in writing and your claim reference number. You need to save this till the baggage delivery or claim resolution.

You can also enforce a claim for problems with baggage by enlisting MYFLYRIGHT's help, which you can read more about here.

Air Malta airlines’ travel classes

The level of accommodation onboard an airplane is dependent on the travel class of the flight ticket. The choice of classes the passenger can choose from varies depending on the airline. There are 2 travel class types provided by Air Malta – Economy (Go Light, Go Smart, and Go Flex) and Business (Just Business, Smart Business, and Business Freedom). Every individual cabin class is then split into invisible booking classes.

To discover more with respect to Air Malta travel classes go here.

Air Malta Economy Class

This travel class is the most affordable one available with the airline. Economy Class in Air Malta is offered on all flights.

Seats – 31-32-inch seat pitch
On-board meal – meals, snacks, hot and cold drinks

Air Malta Business Class

A class that offers passengers added comfort. This class can be differentiated from other travel classes in terms of the standard of seats, meals and drinks, service on the ground and added on-board services.

Air Malta Business Class: Short & mid-haul routes

Passenger benefits

Priority check-in – check in at separate check-in desks
Additional baggage – 2 items of carry-on baggage
Lounges – VIP lounge access in Malta International Airport
Priority boarding – boarding the plane first
Seats – empty middle seat for extra personal space
On-board meal – complimentary meals and drinks included

Air Malta Business Class: Long-haul routes

Passenger benefits

Priority check-in – check in at separate check-in desks
Additional baggage – 2 items of carry-on baggage
Lounges – VIP lounge access Malta International Airport
Priority boarding – boarding the plane first
Seats – empty middle seat for extra personal space
On-board meal – complimentary meals and drinks included

Air Malta airport lounges

Passengers flying Business Class with Air Malta can enjoy the La Valette Club in Malta International Airport.

Flying with a baby or child on Air Malta flights

There must be an individual seat booked for children who are aged two (2) and above.

Please note that some countries have particular regulations regarding minors arriving in or leaving from that country, who are travelling on their own, with a parent, or with an adult who is not the parent.

You should always be sure of all necessary documents ahead of your flight, or else you may be refused entry or exit in a country.

Children’s menu – available on board. Requires pre-ordering up to 48 hours prior to the flight.

To discover more about flying with children, go here.

Travelling with pets on Air Malta flights

Travelling with pets with Air Malta is allowed. Requires registration and confirmation from the airline no later than 5 working days before departure.

As long as the animal meets weight, size, country, in addition to other airline regulations, you are permitted to fly with it with an additional fee as carry-on baggage or within the cargo hold of the airplane.

Go here for more detailed information about Air Malta's regulations on flying with pets.

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