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Smoking at Malta's International Airport (MLA)

Airport Rating


Before and After Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

NOTE: Passengers travelling to the UK and Rep of Ireland must make use of the smoking area before they pass through border control into the Non Schengen gate area. There is no smoking beyond this point and you cannot go back once you've went through the passport booths.

Update from Holger, Jan 2020: The "Lavalette" lounge, which serves entitled passengers of all airlines departing from MLA and which offers entry for a fee, has a beautiful terrace overseeing the airfield on which smoking is also permitted.

Smoking area is located behind the Relish Cafe next to gate 1. You can see the open doorway with the smoking area sign on the second pic below. Feedback from  Steve L. on the 20th March 2018.

The smoking area is now to be found at the back of the "Relish" cafe. Feedback from Lubov, 02 August 17.

malta smoking

There is now no smoking area past the secondary passport check after security, it was closed a few years back.

Further Information

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