First flight from Gan to Colombo
Maldivian's first flight to Colombo took off from Gan and Male today. The flights will operate twice a week from Gan to Colombo on Mondays and to Male on Fridays using an an airbus A320 aircraft with a capacity of 14 business class and 138 economy class seats. The Nation's carrier has been providing air transportation between Male and the domestic airports in the Maldives increasing frequencies to meet the domestic demand. Further, Maldivian expanded its operations beyond Maldives to Trivandrum, India in 2008 and since the addition of the airbus A320, Maldivian has included Chennai, Dhaka and Chongqing in its network.