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Air Malta To participate in Malta International Airshow

 - Sunday, 16 September 2012, 00:00

This year Air Malta will take an active part in the Malta International Airshow with an Airbus A320 aircraft. The air show, now in its 20th edition, will be held on 29/30th September at Malta International Airport.

Powered by two CFM56-5B4/P engines, the Airbus A320 aircraft has a maximum take-off weight of 77 metric tonnes, an overall length of 37.57m, and a wingspan of 34.1m. The aircraft has a cruising speed of 834 kilometres per hour and a maximum range of 4,055km. Air Malta currently operates five A320s; two 180-seater and three 168-seater aircraft.

More details about Air Malta’s participation will be announced shortly.

Held annually in September, the Malta International Air Show is one of Malta’s largest outdoor family events. Over the years, the air show has attracted many interesting aircraft including F-14s, F-15s, F-16s, F-18s, the L-39, A-4 Skyhawks, Tornados, the B-52, the Spitfire and the Hurricane.

The air show has also hosted national display teams including the Red Arrows, Patrouille de France, Frecce Tricolori, the Spanish team Patruila Aguoila, the Swiss PC-7 Team, the Breitling Jet Team, and many other types of aircraft from all over the world.

More information about this year’s show is available at www.maltairshow.com .

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