Malta’s flag carrier is still struggling to fill seats, with passenger bookings for July standing at 63%, according to local media reports. Sources within the company told local media that bookings for August seat capacity stood at 45%, with 29% of seat capacity in September already booked. However, currently, the airline is only using three of its 10 aircraft, filling just 16% of seats when compared to summer 2019. In June, Air Malta laid off 69 pilots after talks with the pilots’ union on measures to avoid redundancies in order to safeguard the company’s ongoing sustainability and viability, failed. The

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