The island country of Malta lies in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea about 100 km south of the Italian island of Sicily. With an area of only 316 km², it is one of the smallest countries in the world.
Flights to Malta arrive at Malta International Airport (MLA), which is located about 5 km south-east of Malta's capital Valletta. The Maltese islands have a history going back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, and there are many sites of historical interest to visit.
Malta was also a British colony for many years and it retains a British feel, with English being widely spoken as well as Maltese. The country gained independence in 1964 and became a member of the European Union in 2004. Regular flights to Malta are available to book online now through SWISS. Book today to enjoy this beautiful and historic island nation.