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Flights between Malta and Libya in discussion of restart

 - International - Dec 18 SHARE ON:

After a number of years of having no flights operated by AirMalta to Libya, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has been discussing the possibility of re-opening flights to Libya.

This happened after a series of discussions with Libyan Deputy Home Affairs Minister Al Shaibani between the 15th and the 17th of December.


Ponte Ferries will be offering a new ferry service to Sicily next summer

 - Lifestyle - Dec 18 SHARE ON:

Ponte Ferries will be operating a brand new fast ferry service between Malta and Sicily next summer!

The ferry will travel from Malta to Augusta which is 30 minutes away from Catania.

Ponte ferries will be a needed competitor in this area.


Marsa-Ħamrun bypass to be resurfaced after failing test

 - News - Dec 18 SHARE ON:

Marsa-Ħamrun bypass and Blue Grotto avenue are to be resurfaced after failing a quality test and having apparently not followed surface regularity standards.

The contractors who laid the asphalt have been ordered to re-do the work out of their own pockets.


Second Vaccine approved in the US

 - COVID-19 - Dec 18 SHARE ON:

The Moderna vaccine has been approved in the US along with the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine.

The FDA decided that the benefits of the vaccines outweigh the risks for people who are aged 18 years and upwards.

Once the vaccine is authorised for emergency use, Moderna will begin shipping millions of doses to the US. Making it the second vaccine that will be disseminated in the country.

Meanwhile, European countries face a substantial increase in cases and race to get vaccines approved.


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