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Malta Luqa Airport

Before you fly guide
MLA (IATA) Malta

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, many things around the world have changed in the travel industry. Follow the official instructions issued by the Government before you decide to travel. These restrictions may change overnight, so stay updated right until the date of your departure. UK foreign travel advice for Malta

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, many things around the world have changed in the travel industry. Follow the official instructions issued by the Government before you decide to travel. These restrictions may change overnight, so stay updated right until the date of your departure. UK foreign travel advice for Malta

Malta Luqa Airport is the only Maltese airport, located approximately 9km from Valletta capital city.

Food and shopping

In spite of the smaller size of Malta’s Luqa Airport, there are quite few dining possibilities at Luqa airport, with few restaurants, cafés (incl. Costa) and international fast-food chains such as McDonald’s, KFC, Burger King, Subway or Wagamama.

for shopping, there is a Duty-free shop with a standard range of products from fashion to tobacco products and alcoholic beverages and few book stores, incl. WHSmith.

Luqa Airport Baggage storage

The airport’s baggage storage service is located inside the Check-in Hall near the Customers services Centre. The service offers to store your hand or hold luggage 24/7 from €5 for the first 12 hours or €10 for 24 hours and then €10 for every additional day. There is a €5 surcharge for bulky items.

Card payments are only accepted for payments over €30. You make the payment when collecting the luggage.

Luqa Airport Lounges (premium)

You can await your flight comfortably or give yourself a bit more privacy in one of the two airport’s lounges. Its La Valette Club Lounges offer comfortable sofas, free snacks and beverages (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic), TV’s, Wi-Fi or newspapers. To access the Luqa’s lounges, you will either need a membership costing €275.00 or pay a one-time €35 fee. The one-time pass is limited for max. 3 hours stay in the lounge.

It is a hub for national airline Air Malta as well as for low-cost airline RyanAir. From the UK, the direct flights are operated by EasyJet, RyanAir, British Airways, Wizz Air or Air Malta from London and EasyJet, RyanAir or Jet2 from Manchester and Liverpool.

From Birmingham airport you can fly to Malta Luqa Airport with either RyanAir or EasyJet.

The terminal is quite small and often gets very busy during the summer months.

Malta Luqa Airport Transit

The airport is used mainly as a holidaymakers' final destination mostly by low-cost airlines, connecting flights are then unlikely. Although if needed, you may need to exit the transit zone, pick up your luggage and check-in again before boarding your next flight.

Malta Luqa Airport Transfer

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