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A Christmas Offering From Miles Express

Posted on Friday, December 9th, 2022

Instead of sending out corporate gifts this year, we have decided to contribute all the funds usually used towards these gifts and donate them to The Millennium Chapel.

The Millennium Chapel are a volunteer based foundation which forms part of the Augustinian Province of Malta. ‘Welcomers’ who are professional individuals and volunteers participate in the day to day running of the Chapel and the Wishing Others Well foundation. The Chapel and foundation not only ensure the word of God is distributed amongst young and old, local and foreign, however also goes the extra mile to help the ... »

Miles Express is now offering deliveries on Saturday

Posted on Thursday, August 12th, 2021

Most people are out of their homes at least between 8 am and 6 pm Monday to Friday. This makes it hard for them to work around delivery logistics when a company doesn’t deliver on Saturdays. Adding Saturday deliveries will help you capture a much larger slice of the market.
At Miles Express we have introduced a new service to help you provide Saturday deliveries. Miles Express Saturday deliveries launched earlier this month and is already proving to be popular.

Merchants are eager to capture market share with this little add-on that adds massive value to their ... »

Email Scam Alert

Posted on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

Miles Express would like to advise its esteemed clientele and the general public that there is a scam attempting to impersonate our personnel requesting money as a refundable deposit for delivery. We do not have and never did have this sort of procedure. We advise people targeted by the scam to report it to the police.


Miles Express invests in Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Posted on Monday, February 1st, 2021

Miles Express have taken a step to become greener and invested in a fleet of eco-friendly vehicles. This ecological move will serve a dual purpose – helping the planet and being beneficial to the company’s contribution to society and our customers.

Most businesses are aware of their carbon footprint and their impact on the environment, an issue that is prominent when the company operates in the transport industry. Therefore, it is necessary for companies to identify their impact and seek ways to make their operations greener and ultimately friendlier to the planet.

This may be ... »

Miles Express supports the Malta Amateur Athletics Association AGM 2020

Posted on Monday, May 11th, 2020

The Malta Amateur Athletics Association (MAAA) holding its AGM via video conference would be a first.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions that are still in place it is not possible to hold an AGM in its traditional manner, neither can the delegates cast their vote during the video conference. Hence the Malta Amateur Athletics Association went for a well-thought plan B, that of delivering to the delegates the validated ballot papers to their doorstep. In support to this contingency plan, Miles Express is assigning part of its fleet of motorbikes specifically to meet the Malta Amateur Athletics Association (MAAA) ... »

Recent announcements from the global aviation industry

Posted on Monday, April 27th, 2020

In a letter to workers, Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury warns the company is ‘bleeding cash at an unprecedented speed’. As the aviation industry is expected to shrink significantly, production of aircraft is estimated to be cut by a third with potential job cuts too out of the current 135,000 workers. Before the outbreak of Covid-19, the outlook for Airbus was very positive.

Airbus is considered a vitally important industrial programme for Europe and it is expected that Europe will be keeping Airbus going.

Like many others in the aerospace industry, The Franco-Dutch airline group struggles to ... »

More Airline Industry Casualties Due To COVID-19

Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Virgin Australia the country’s second-largest carrier has entered in voluntary administration.

It employs about 10,000 people directly and another 6,000 through ancillary businesses. The wide-spread travel bans have been the main casualty for this airline who was already struggling with a long-term debt of A$5bn debt.

After failing to get a loan from the Australian government, the airline is now seeking new buyers and investors. Concerns have already been voiced that unless the airline is resurrected, national flag carrier Qantas will hold a near-monopoly in Australia. Virgin Australia chief executive Paul Scurrah said: “Our decision ... »

Covid19 – Worst crisis in the aviation history

Posted on Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Global airlines are struggling as aircraft are grounded, passenger flights are suspended in an effort to reduce stop the spread of the coronavirus

British Airways: Whilst the airline is battling the worst crisis in its history, more than 30,000 workers at British Airways have been suspended.  The airline employs 40,000 people in total. A deal has been agreed between BA and the unions. A modified version of the UK government’s job retention scheme is being offered to cabin crew and ground-based staff. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, 90% of BA’s fleet will be grounded in April ... »

Our AOG and Critical Services are fully functional

Posted on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

During these unprecedent times and situation we are all braving we wish to reassure our customers that in spite of these difficult times, our AOG & Critical services are fully operational.
Our Teams are constantly monitoring the situation and keeping in contact with major airlines.

Finnair to receive a €600m load from the Finnish government

Posted on Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Finnair is state-controlled, with nearly 56% of the carrier owned by the government. Although the measure still requires Finnish parliamentary consent, the government has provisionally agreed to provide a state guarantee of up to €600million.

Finnish minister Tytti Tuppurainen, says “the government is a responsible owner and the situation is such that the state must support Finnair. We want to make sure that Finnair’s operations are not interrupted.”

Finnair chief executive Topi Manner says the air transport industry is dealing with the “biggest crisis” in its history.

“With the state guarantee, Finnair aims ... »

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