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Personnel, Civil

Monday, August 17, 1953: DIRECTOR OF CIVIL AVIATION

Mr F.H. Menham, the Director of Civil Aviation at Malta, has been offered and has accepted the post of Controller of Civil Aviation in the Government of the Gold Coast. Mr Menham expects to leave Malta early in October.


The Civil Air Operators and International Aeradio, Malta, held a cocktail party at the Marsa Sports Club on Monday to say ”Goodbye” to the Director of Civil Aviation and Mrs Meharn prior to their leaving the island, Mr. Menham is taking up the appointment of Controller of Civil Aviation in the government of the Ivory Coast. Among the personalities gathered to bid farewell to the Director of Civil Aviation and Mrs Menham were His Honour Trafford Smith, representatives of various Government Departments and Royal Air Force as well as an intimate circle of personal friends. In a short and moving speech, Mr Menham thanked all those present for the co-operation extended to him during the tenure of office in Malta and for the expression of friendship shown to him and his wife.

Sunday, December 19, 1948: Minister of Civil Aviation to discuss future of Luqa

(Reuter’s service) LONDON, December 18.

It is authoritatively learned that the British Minister of Civil Aviation, Lord Pakenham, will discuss the future of Luqa Airport during his visit to Malta...

It was announced in the House of Commons last week that a Commission would visit Malta early in the new year to investigate the future possibilities of civil aviation... The announcement was in reply to a Member of Parliament who had asked whether the Commission would bear in mind the "increasing unemployment in Malta so as to see that they may get a square deal in the matter."
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