Air Malta (KM, Malta Int'l) will wet-lease two of its A320-200s to Etihad Airways (EY/Abu Dhabi) and operate regional services on behalf of the UAE carrier out of Abu Dhabi. Air Malta partner Lat Charter (6Y/Riga) will also operate an ex-Air Canada (AC/Montreal Trudeau) A320-200 on behalf of Etihad. Air Malta will launch twice weekly A319-100/B737-300 service from Malta to Bologna Marconi on December 17.