Business Services Services by the National Airline of Maldives
Maldivian operates a fleet comprising of 1 Airbus A321 (6 business class, 194 economy class seats), 1 Airbus A320 (14 business class, 138 economy class seats), 2 Dash8-200 series (37 seats), 7 Dash8-300 series (50 seats) and 10 DHC-6 Twin Otter aircrafts (seaplanes- 15 seats) on connecting the country's Capital city Male' (from Velana International Airport) to Hanimaadhoo International Airport (Haa Dhaalu Atoll), Ifuru Airport (Raa Atoll), Dharavandhoo Airport (Baa Atoll), Thimarafushi Airport (Thaa Atoll), Koodoo Airport (Gaafu Alifu Atoll), Kaadedhdhoo Airport (Gaaf Dhaalu Atoll), Kadhdhoo Airport (Laamu Atoll), Fuvahmulak Airport (Gnaviyani Atoll) and Gan International Airport (Addu Atoll). The airline also flies daily to Thiruvananthapuram, India.
After the airbus A320 joined the Maldivian fleet, the national carrier has expanded to Chennai India, Dhaka Bangladesh, Chongqing and Wuhan in China. In 2015, with the addition of the airbus A321, three additional points to China (Xi'an, Nanjing, Changsha) was added to the network. Maldivian also commenced flights to Bangkok catering to the demand of the local segment who travel to this market for business and medical tourism. Another point to China - Chengdu was added to the network in July 2016.
In addition to scheduled commercial flights we also operate charter flights, special medical evacuation flights and freighter flights on a request basis. Our scheduled flights are also able to cater to some of the medical evacuation cases.
Maldivian, the nations carrier takes pride in being your vital connection within the magical Maldives. We aim to consistently provide our customers with safe and quality services during all our flights.
Customer satisfaction is our priority and the Maldivian team is committed to providing the ultimate Maldivian Experience to each and every customer. We are capable of guiding you during all facets of your journey through our staff stationed at each of the destinations we fly to.
Additional services provided by Island Aviation Services Ltd comprising of:
Engineering & Maintenance Services
Provides a substantial contribution through provision of flawless, distinctive services to the company and to a lesser extent, to third party aircrafts operating into Velana International Airport. This department plays a key role strengthening its ability to respond rapidly and effectively to changing customer needs whilst maintaining fiscal integrity.
We are pleased to offer our esteemed customers with our very own private lounges for business class passengers. The lounges are equipped with light refreshments, reading materials, internet, television etc. We have three Lounges distinctive from each other in its design, however provides a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere to our customers.
Moonima Lounge - Domestic Terminal, Velana International Airport
Kashimaa Lounge - Hanimaadhoo International Airport
Kashimaa Lounge - Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport
Airport Management & Operations
Dharavandhoo airport is the first airport that is managed and operated by Island Aviation Services Limited covering all aspects of aerodrome services such as
- Fire and rescue
- Airport security
- Passenger & ramp handling
- Terminal services
- DCS check -in
A third airport, Ifuru in Raa Atoll has been added to Island Aviation's Airport Management & Operations since May 2015 in addition to Thimarafushi airport in Thaa Atoll which was added to the Maldivian airport portforlio since September 2013.
Maldivian Cargo Operations
Island Aviation Services Ltd’s Maldivian Cargo manages domestic, international and express cargo services. These cargos can be for a variety of shipments provided they are consistent with IATA regulations.
Post-Haste to domestic destinations
Maldivian Cargo transports about 3000 express and domestic shipments a month. Our team provides a reliable and swift service to and from Gan, Fuvahmulah, Kaadedhhoo, Kooddoo, Kadhdhoo, Thimarafushi, Daravandhoo, Ifuru and Hanimaadhoo. Whether its perishables, medicine and spare part for machineries or any time sensitive shipments - Maldivian Cargo caters to your needs.
International cargo services
We also cater to our international destinations, Dhaka, Trivandrum, Chennai and Bangkok. Maldivian Cargo uplifts cargo for daily flights to Trivandrum, weekly 2 flights from Hanimadhoo to Trivandrum, 6 flights every week to Bangkok and 3 flights per week to Dhaka and Chennai. Further, our experienced team of agents overseas ensures that the operations are smooth and well-timed.
Direct door-to-door service
Maldivian cargo now offers added convenience of combining air freight services with door-to-door services for additional savings and convenience to our valued customers. This service is available at
- Gan: - Hulhudhoo, Meedhoo, Hithadhoo
- Kadhdhoo: – Fonadhoo, Maandhoo, Mukurimagu-Gan, Mathimaradhoo-Gan, Thundi-Gan
Cargo Male’ Office:
Saturday – Thursday: 0800hrs-2030hrs (Cargo acceptance 0830hrs – 2000hrs)
Friday: 1415hrs-2000hrs (Cargo acceptance 1430hrs -2000hrs)
Cargo Airport Office:
Sunday – Saturday: 0500hrs – 2300hrs
In 2012, Island Aviation as part of its expansion started Maldivian Holidays which act as a travel agency. Maldivian Holidays is specialized and dedicated to providing professional and customized travel services. Delivers inbound and outbound travel packages inclusive of airfare, visa assistance, accommodation and tours for Maldives; and is expanding the packages to destinations all over the world. Maldivian Holidays is also the PSA for Singapore Airlines, Etihad Airways and Sri Lankan Airlines. We also facilitate other airlines services operating across the globe.
In addition, Maldivian Holidays also manages exclusive travel for the government and medical (Asandha) travel within the country.
Our newest venture! We are now pleased to give our clients/customers the opportunity to explore the spectacular exquisiteness that Maldives has to offer. Seaplane operations began in July 2014 and currently fly to Baa, Thaa and Dhaalu Atoll. Frequencies and destinations are to be increased in the forthcoming months. Photo flights are operated on request.