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Record-breaking seaplane movements mark booming tourist season in Maldives

In a remarkable turn of events, Velana International Airport in the Maldives witnessed an unprecedented surge in seaplane movements last Tuesday, setting a new record for the highest number of flights in a single day. According to the Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL), a total of 649 seaplane movements were recorded on the second day […]

JA Manafaru introduces daily seaplane service

As part of an ongoing strategic plan to provide the best of authentic Maldivian guest experiences, JA Manafaru, also known as ‘The Real Maldives’, has announced a move to introduce a new daily seaplane schedule for guests. Starting from the 24th January, 2024, the new door-to-door service from Male’s seaplane terminal to Haa Alifu Atoll […]

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo to begin seaplane operations

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo has announced its latest enhancement to the guest arrival experience with the commencement of scheduled seaplane operations starting November 2023. The scenic arrival, which soars across the Maldivian sky, crossing several atolls, reduces the waiting time at the domestic terminal and elevates the travel experience to the resort, setting a new standard […]

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives offers limited-time complimentary seaplane transfer

For a limited time only, Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Maldives has announced its Free Seaplane Transfer Offer for guests seeking an unforgettable island escape while benefiting from huge savings and exclusive perks. Complimentary seaplane transfers are offered on a seven-night stay for two people, valid for stays between 01st August until 31st October 2024 and […]

Dusit Thani Maldives unveils luxurious seaplane lounge

Dusit Thani Maldives, a luxury Thai-inspired resort on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll, has elevated its arrival experience by opening an exclusive seaplane lounge at Velana International Airport in Malé. Designed to deliver unmatched comfort and tranquillity to guests as they anticipate their connecting flight to the island, the expansive, air-conditioned lounge is tastefully furnished […]

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.

MMPRC partners with TMA to unveil Visit Maldives Year 2016 logo on seaplanes

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC), together with Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA), has unveiled the Visit Maldives Year 2016 (VMY) logo on the TMA seaplanes.

Flyme launches seaplane operations

Domestic airline Flyme officially launched seaplane operations on Sunday, January 15 following successful promotional flights last year. The seaplane will initially operate out of Maamigili Airport in Alif Dhaalu Atoll, according to Flyme’s parent company Villa Air. The airline plans to commence seaplane flights to resorts in the atoll pending approval from the Civil Aviation Authority, Villa Air stated in a press release on Sunday. The aircraft is capable of landing in both water platforms and airport runways.

Trans Maldivian Airways Celebrates 25 Years of Excellence

Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) held a special dinner at Hulhule Island Hotel (HIH) on January 8 to celebrate “25 Years of Excellence”. The event also marked the receipt of “World’s leading Seaplane Operator” and “Indian Ocean’s Leading Seaplane Operator” by TMA at the 2014 World Travel Awards. TMA also has received ISO-9001 Certification for Quality Management System, ISO-14001 Certification for Environmental Management System and …