Major Charles Abela, Malta International Airport’s (MIA) Head of Technical Services Department, has passed away.
MIA announced Maj. Abela’s death on its Facebook page.
“Throughout his time at Malta International Airport, Major Abela not only gave his unreserved support and immeasurable contributions to our company, leading several large-scale projects including the terminal expansion and the construction of SkyParks Business Centre, but also became a key player in the airport’s sustainability journey, particularly in recent years,” MIA wrote.
“We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to his family, friends and former colleagues who had the pleasure and privilege of working with him.”
Maj. Abela joined the airport in 1991 as a Technical Managar.
This comes after Martin Saliba’s term ended after three years at the helm.
He first joined the organisation in 2015 as Head of Business Development
He leaves Esports Entertainment Group after a year as Vice President of Information Security.
Co-Founder Jörgen Nordlund will take over the position on an interim basis until a replacement is found.