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.