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To book a low-priced flight from Philadelphia to Malta Airport, see updated flights and deals from Philadelphia International Airport, and also read useful travel information for Malta simply read below, and count on ‘Philadelphia Flight Deals’ for the best offers on all of your travel booking needs to the Republic of Malta in Europe.

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Philadelphia International Airport Flight Details


Airport Name: Philadelphia International Airport
Airport Code: PHL
Place: Philadelphia

Republic of Malta airport in Europe Details

Airport Name: Malta International Airport (Ajruport Internazzjonali ta’ Malta)
Place: Republic of Malta in Europe
Airport Code: MLA
Airport address: Luqa LQA 4000, Malta
Elevation: 300 ft / 91 m
ICAO code: LMML.
Passenger Traffic: 3.5 million (2011)
Location: Malta International Airport is located in Gudja, Coordinates: 35°51′27″N 014°28′39″E, and is located southwest of the Maltese capital Valletta in the South of the Republic of Malta in Europe.
Hours of operation: Malta International Airport is open 24 hours a day.
Runway: Malta International Airport (MLA) has two runways. Runway 13/31 is 3,554m long and 60m wide, and has a system of taxiways that help the aircraft to turn around and get access to Park 9. Runway 05/23 is 2,377m long and 45m wide, and has an 18m parallel taxiway giving it access to aircraft parks 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8, as well as runway 13/31.
Airport baggage handling: A sophisticated baggage screening system is installed at Malta International Airport that has the capacity to handle 1,500 pieces of luggage every hour.
Language: Maltese (Malti)
Currency: Euro
Local time: GMT+7
Republic of Malta accommodations: If you have not already booked any accommodation on Malta you can find the best Malta Hotels offering the lowest rates for all sorts of Malta Hotels, Villas, Guesthouses, Hostles and Resorts!
Flight booking:: To book a budget priced flight ticket from Philadelphia International Airport to Malta island in Europe simply add your dates, the amount of passengers and click search.

FAQ And Tips

Tips on how to book a low-cost flight from Philadelphia to Republic of Malta airport, read useful travel information for Malta in Europe and what to do, and not to do, while you are on Malta in Europe.

What is the cheapest time to book a budget priced flight and travel from Philadelphia to Malta Republic in Europe?

Book your flight to Malta International Airport, Europe at least 3 months in advance to find the cheapest flight deals to Malta.

Why is there no flights to Malta from Philadelphia?

If there are no flights below from Philadelphia to Malta Republic in Europe it means that your airport is not International or does not fly to the Republic of Malta. Try adding another larger International airport close to you in the above departure search box and then try searching again.

Can I pay for my flight to Malta island in a differant currency?

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What is the best days to fly to Malta from Philadelphia?

Check for flights from Philadelphia and fly to Malta on weekdays to avoid weekend flight surcharges.

Are flight prices higher in Malta and Philadelphia national holidays?

Bottom line is 'Yes'. This goes for national holidays in Philadelphia also. Try avoid flying from Philadelphia to Malta island in heavy traffic holidays by booking your flight to Malta before or after any major holidays.

Why is it more expensive to fly to Malta from Philadelphia?

It's more expensive because your airport is not International, does not fly to Malta, or is a very small airport. If this is the case then all flights will re-direct from Philadelphia to another major airport and then onto Malta. Use ‘Malta Flight Deals’ to search all possible flights and travel options at other nearby destination airports to find the lowest fare.

I am flexable with my flight dates. Can I book a low-cost flight and fly from Philadelphia to Malta any cheaper?

If you are flexible flying from Philadelphia to Malta with your departure / return dates try to book a one-way flight to Malta on the cheapest day and then search, and then book your return ticket on the cheapest day within a week or even month. We suggest that you clean your PC, mobile or tablet cookies after booking your departure flight due to cookie tracking.

Is there a smoking lounge at Malta International Airport (MLA)?

Yes. There is a smoking room in Malta International Airport.

What kind of Restaurant prices will I pay on Malta?

If you are flying from Philadelphia the following are a few Restaurant prices: Pasta dishes: €10-15, Pizza: €8-15 (depending on toppings), Fish/chicken dishes: €13-17, Local wine (Bottle): €10-15, Wine by the glass: €3-5, Soft drinks: €2.00, Pint of local beer (Ċisk): €3.00, Cappuccino: €2.00.

How early should I arrive to Malta Republic airport in Europe or Philadelphia airport before my flight departs?

It is best to arrive at either Malta International Airport or Philadelphia International Airport at least two hours before the departure time of an international flight, and one hour before a domestic one, if any?

What is the taxi fare from Malta International Airport?

When you arrive to the Republic of Malta on average taxi fares from Malta International Airport are around 25 EUR. Normally Prices vary from 20 to 25 euros per trip for a personal taxi for up to 4 persons, or 6 to 10 euros per person per trip in shared transport in a minivan or taxi stopping at different hotels. The trip will usually take between 20 and 45 minutes depending where you are staying. Our suggestion is to book your taxi at the taxi stands inside Malta Republic airport in Europe. Same cost - less hastle.

Is it safe drink water from the tap on the Island of Malta?

Personally I do NOT drink water from the tap on Malta, but they say you can. I buy bottled water from the small mini markets for drinking. I do though, as with other expats and locals, brush my teeth with tap water, and use it for making tea / coffee etc, but only after boiling. If you are unsure when you arrive stick to the bottled water.

Where is the best places to watch the sunset on the Republic of Malta in Europe?

In my view the beach (West / South West) is the best but also you can go to: Dingli Cliffs, Golden Bay and Għadira (Mellieħa). Anywhere around Bugibba also.

Do I need a visa to enter Malta from Philadelphia?

EU and Schengen-area nationals can enter and exit Malta without a visa provided they do not intend to stay for longer than three months. All you will need a current passport, valid for at least 6 months, and a return ticket. You can also arrive with a one-way ticket if you can show immigration that you have another ticket to leave. To read more details about a entry Visa for the Republic of Malta, are not from the EU or simply unsure about arriving from Philadelphia please concult your local Maltese Embassy online.

BIG question! How much is a print of beer or larger on Malta?

The beer or larger costs on Malta in Europe is around 3 EUR, BUT in some bars you can buy a pint can of larger for as little as 1.5 EUR. Nightclubs, and higher end venues can be a lot more. Check out the 'Happy Hour' signs as you walk or drive by. Most bars will have them. I have known people on Malta islan who only track these events and save a load of money. Everyone to his/her/their own right 🙂

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About Malta

Malta has been inhabited from around 5900 BC, since the arrival of settlers from the island of Sicily. A significant prehistoric Neolithic culture marked by Megalithic structures, which date back to c. 3600 BC, existed on the islands, as evidenced by the temples of Bugibba, Mnajdra, Ggantija and others. The Phoenicians colonised Malta island in Europe between 800–700 BC, bringing their Semitic language and culture. They used the islands as an outpost from which they expanded sea explorations and trade in the Mediterranean until their successors, the Carthaginians, were ousted by the Romans in 216 BC with the help of the Maltese inhabitants, under whom Malta in Europe became a municipium.

After a period of Byzantine rule (4th to 9th century) and a probable sack by the Vandals, the islands were invaded by the Aghlabids in AD 870. The fate of the population after the Arab invasion is unclear but it seems the islands may have been repopulated in the beginning of the second millennium by settlers from Arab-ruled Sicily who spoke Siculo-Arabic.

The Muslim rule was ended by the Normans who conquered the island in 1091. The islands were completely re-Christianised by 1249. The islands were part of the Kingdom of Sicily until 1530, and were briefly controlled by the Capetian House of Anjou. In 1530 Charles V of Spain gave the Maltese islands to the Order of Knights of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem in perpetual lease.

The French under Napoleon took hold of the Maltese islands in 1798, although with the aid of the British the Maltese were able to oust French control two years later. The inhabitants subsequently asked Britain to assume sovereignty over the islands under the conditions laid out in a Declaration of Rights, stating that “his Majesty has no right to cede these Islands to any power…if he chooses to withdraw his protection, and abandon his sovereignty, the right of electing another sovereign, or of the governing of these Islands, belongs to us, the inhabitants and aborigines alone, and without control.” As part of the Treaty of Paris in 1814, Malta island in Europe became a British colony, ultimately rejecting an attempted integration with the United Kingdom in 1956.

Malta became independent on 21 September 1964 (Independence Day). Under its 1964 constitution, Malta island in Europe initially retained Queen Elizabeth II as Queen of the Island of Malta, with a Governor-General exercising executive authority on her behalf. On 13 December 1974, (Republic Day) it became a republic within the Commonwealth, with the President as head of state. On 31 March 1979, the Island of Malta saw the withdrawal of the last British troops and the Royal Navy from Malta island. This day is known as Freedom Day and the Republic of Malta in Europe declared itself as a neutral and non-aligned state. Malta joined the European Union on 1 May 2004 and joined the Eurozone on 1 January 2008.

Independence and Republic:

Malta achieved its independence as the State of Malta island in Europe on 21 September 1964 after intense negotiations with the United Kingdom, led by Maltese Prime Minister George Borġ Olivier. Under its 1964 constitution, Malta island initially retained Queen Elizabeth II as Queen of Malta and thus head of state, with a governor-general exercising executive authority on her behalf. In 1971, the Malta Labour Party led by Dom Mintoff won the general elections, resulting in Malta Republic in Europe declaring itself a republic on 13 December 1974 (Republic Day) within the Commonwealth, with the President as head of state. A defence agreement was signed soon after independence, and after being re-negotiated in 1972, expired on 31 March 1979. Upon its expiry, the British base closed down and all lands formerly controlled by the British on the island were given up to the Maltese government.

Maltese Cuisine and Food:

It good to know that when you arrive from Philadelphia to Malta you will not go hungry! Maltese cuisine shows strong Sicilian and English influences as well as influences of Spanish, Maghrebin and Provençal cuisines. A number of regional variations, particularly with regards to Gozo, can be noted as well as seasonal variations associated with the seasonal availability of produce and Christian feasts (such as Lent, Easter and Christmas). Food has been important historically in the development of a national identity in particular the traditional fenkata (i.e., the eating of stewed or fried rabbit). Potatoes are a staple of the Maltese diet as well.

Tourism:

Malta is a popular tourist destination, with more than 1.6 million tourists per year. Three times more tourists visit than there are residents. Tourism infrastructure has increased dramatically over the years and a number of hotels are present on the island, although overdevelopment and the destruction of traditional housing is of growing concern. An increasing number of Maltese now travel abroad on holiday.

Climate:

Malta has a Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and hot summers, hotter in the inland areas. Rain occurs mainly in autumn and winter, with summer being generally dry. The average yearly temperature is around 23 °C (73 °F) during the day and 15.5 °C (59.9 °F) at night. In the coldest month – January – the typical maximum temperature ranges from 12 to 18 °C (54 to 64 °F) during the day and minimum 6 to 12 °C (43 to 54 °F) at night. In the warmest month – August – the typical maximum temperature ranges from 28 to 34 °C (82 to 93 °F) during the day and minimum 20 to 24 °C (68 to 75 °F) at night. Amongst all capitals in the continent of Europe, Valletta – the capital of the Republic of Malta has the warmest winters, with average temperatures of around 15 to 16 °C (59 to 61 °F) during the day and 9 to 10 °C (48 to 50 °F) at night in the period January–February. In March and December average temperatures are around 17 °C (63 °F) during the day and 11 °C (52 °F) at night.146 Large fluctuations in temperature are rare. Snow is very rare on the island, although various snowfalls have been recorded in the last century, the last one reported in various locations across Malta in Europe in 2014.

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