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Air Malta Plane Rejects Take Off on Malta after Bird Strike

Air Malta flight KM-100 rejected take-off at Malta International Airport, Malta, on September 20.

The Airbus A319-100 to London Heathrow, United Kingdom, had just started taking-off when it struck a flock of birds.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.

Air Malta Flight Returns to Paris Orly Airport due to Autopilot Problems

Air Malta flight KM-467 had to return and make an emergency landing at Paris Orly Airport, France, on September 5th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Malta but had to turn back after the crew noticed autopilot problems.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Air Malta Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Weather Radar Problem

Air Malta flight KM-186 had to return and make an emergency landing in Malta, on June 6th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Cagliari, Italy, but had to turn back due to an issue with the weather radar.

The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Air Malta Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Air Malta flight KM-352 made an emergency landing in Dusseldorf, Germany, on January 3rd.

The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Malta was descending toward Dusseldorf when the crew requested priority assistance due to a burning odor in the cabin.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and twenty-five people aboard remained unharmed.

Air Malta Renews IOSA Registration

Air MaltaThe IATA operational safety audit (IOSA) registration of Air Malta has been renewed, after an IATA- approved audit organization conducted thorough audit of its facilities.

IOSA, which comprehensively evaluates the policies, procedures and correct implementation in all departments including security management, flight operations, organisation and management system, operational control and flight dispatch, cabin operations, aircraft engineering and maintenance, ground handling operations and cargo operations, is an internationally acknowledged evaluation system and is considered to be a benchmark for global air safety management.

IATA mandates all member airlines to acquire and maintain an IOSA registration.

Airbus Nosegear Issue in Malta

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What: Air Malta Airbus A320-200 en route from Malta to Amsterdam
Where: Malta
When: Jul 6th 2009
Who: 167 passengers
Why: The Air Malta Airbus A320-200 was en route when it experienced a problem with the nosegear and had to return to Malta where it did a flyby for air traffic control to get a look at the nosegear.

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