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Maldives tightens 100ml liquid rule on domestic flights

Liquids can be carried in handbags on domestic flights in containers of not more than 100 millilitres, effective from Sunday, the Directorate of Aviation Security Administration (DASA) has said. As stipulated in the 5th edition of the National Civil Aviation Security Programme, there is no distinction between the measurements of prohibited items to be carried […]

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Expansion of Fuvahmulah Airport aimed at jet accommodation

Fuvahmulah Airport is set to undergo development to cater to private jets, with plans to expand the runway and apron for jet parking spaces, according to the Regional Airports Company (RAC). The airport operator presented its development masterplan to the Fuvahmulah City Council during discussions on Thursday. RAC outlined the key points of the plan: […]

$42.4m contract awarded to reclaim land for 3 regional airports

Capital Marine and Civil Construction Company (CMCCC), a leading Sri Lankan construction company, has secured a lucrative project to reclaim land for airport development in three islands. The agreement, valued at USD 42.4 million, was officially signed on Wednesday between CMCCC’s Managing Director, Sevaraja Manivannan, and Fathimath Shana Farooq, the Director General of the Planning […]

Trans Maldivian Airways to develop new seaplane base at Gan airport

The commencement of seaplane operations in South it will ease the logistics and further enhance the holiday experience of tourists travelling to the southern destinations of Maldives.

Milestones: Kuredu – Standing the test of time

If you talk to most prospective tourism developers in the Maldives about the importance of location – more specifically, the distance from the country’s only international airport for over 40 years – they would say it is paramount.