Power at Malta International Airport will be suspended on Wednesday and Saturday in connection with works on an electrical infrastructure upgrade.
The power outage on both days is necessary to allow work on the upgrade to proceed safely, thus ensuring the successful completion of the modernisation exercise, MIA said.
It said the more modern electrical infrastructure will contribute to enhanced levels of safety, and more reliable electricity supply at all times, while increasing capacity for future growth.
On both occasions, the shutdowns will occur between 1am and 4.30am, the airport’s quietest times. Though the outages are not likely to impact airport users/visitors or flights, MIA pointed out that most of the terminal and car park lighting will be affected. Also, some lifts and escalators in the terminal will be out of order, and certain services will not be available throughout the outages.
MIA apologises for any inconvenience airport guests could encounter as a result of the power system upgrade works.