Air Malta’s surprise in the sky kicks off 40th anniversary celebrations
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Air Malta will this afternoon surprise the islands with a freshly-painted aircraft to kick-start its 40th anniversary celebrations.
Air Malta registered aircraft 9H-AEI will be operating flight KM 40, appropriately selected for the occasion, and will be arriving in Malta after being repainted in Ostrava (Czech Republic). The aircraft was on a long-term lease to Interjet in Mexico
The aircraft will be performing two low flypasts on runway 31 and overfly the island before landing, at around 6.00pm.
It will fly over the Grand Harbour, Sliema, the northern coastline of Malta, Mosta, Qrendi and Birzebbugia.
The aircraft will be welcomed at Malta International Airport this evening during an event being hosted by Air Malta.
Photograph – This afternoon’s flight path