airBaltic has confirmed it will offer passengers flights from Riga to Malta, Yerevan and Baku this summer. The news comes as the Latvia-based carrier seeks to rebuild its network.
With both islands on the green list, meaning quarantine-free travel, the leisure airline and tour operator has seen customers flocking to book flights and holidays.
The Malta ministry for health has clarified it will after all accept proof of full vaccination from travellers arriving from the UK in the form of digital Covid-19 passes.
Malta has announced that all arrivals from the United Kingdom will need to present proof of full vaccination in the form of the NHS Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Letter issued by the NHS.
Officials in Malta have confirmed the destination will only be open to vaccinated British travellers from Wednesday. Portugal has introduced similar measures today.
The Balearic Islands, Malta, the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira and Barbados are among the places added to the green list for travellers from the UK.
The decision further expands its European network to 34 destinations, and offers customers worldwide more travel choices and enhanced connectivity via Dubai.
British travellers who can show proof of full vaccination will no longer have to provide a negative PCR test certificate 72 hours prior to, or on arrival in Malta.
Malta will lift restrictions on all flight arrivals, including from the United Kingdom, on July 15th. British tourists will be welcome back Malta, Gozo and Comino for leisure and business trips.
Malta Tourism Authority created a new position in the UK, trade trainer, to support trade engagement. Mimi Visheva has been appointed to the newly established position.