Maldivian, ATR sign deal for 2 aircraft to enhance regional connectivity

Maldivian has inked a firm order for two ATR 42-600 aircraft in a bid to enhance its regional fleet. These modern and highly efficient aircraft, equipped with extra-efficient PW127XT engines and featuring spacious cabins, will replace older turboprop models. The move aims to bolster connectivity to communities and businesses in the Maldives archipelago while contributing […]

Emirates, Maldivian establish interline partnership

Emirates and Maldivian on Thursday announced an interline partnership, enabling Emirates customers to access 16 popular holiday destinations in the Maldives beyond Male. The agreement successfully follows on from last year’s signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two airlines, to explore opportunities for mutual cooperation. The interline agreement will create more options […]

Maldives to launch new international airline; eyes long-haul destination

Maldives is set to launch a brand new international airline in an ambitious move to boost tourism and connectivity. Maldives Fund Management Corporation (MFMC) and Island Aviation Services Limited (IASL), which already operates the national carrier Maldivian, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at a ceremony held at the economic ministry on Thursday to establish […]

Maldivian increases flights to Madivaru, Maafaru airports

In response to growing demand, national carrier Maldivian has announced its decision to increase the number of flights to Lh. Madivaru and N. Maafaru airports. Effective from July 20, the airline will operate an additional daily flight to both destinations, aiming to enhance connectivity and cater to the rising passenger requirements. Currently, Maldivian operates a […]

Maldivian seeks financing for lease of 2 ATR Aircraft

National carrier Maldivian, operated by Island Aviation, has announced its intention to finance the lease of two additional ATR aircraft. The airline issued a tender on Monday, inviting proposals for the finance lease of two ATR 42-600 aircraft, as stated in the accompanying Request for Proposal (RFP). The lease order for these aircraft is currently […]

An Issue of Connectivity: Mohamed Rizvi, Managing Director, Maldivian

Scattered over an archipelago across the equator southwest of mainland India, the Maldives islands are iconic and acclaimed as the epitome of an idyllic holiday escape. The first sight to welcome you as the pilots initiate the landing sequence is unparalleled; endless tropical islands dotting the horizon, their white sandy beaches and endless hues of […]

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