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Nov 10


EOI to invest in the development and management of a Hotel or an Office Complex

Island Aviation Services Ltd invites eligible investors, local and foreign with demonstrated financial capability to register their Expression of Interest (EOI) to invest in the development and management of a Hotel or an Office Complex at H. Orchid Lodge, Ameer…

Nov 5


Field Trip of Kangaroo Kids Husaniya (Gan)

A group of Kangaroo Kids Husaniya Pre-Primary International School (Gan - Addu) visited Gan International Airport to have a 'Maldivian Experience' as part of a study trip. Captain Shinaz of Island Aviation Services Limited and his team welcomed the excited…

Nov 3


Expression of interest for Maldivian Seaplane operations

Call for expression of interest (eoi) for an equity partner to invest in maldivian seaplane operations. Deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) - 13th November 2013 The complete document can be downloaded from here.

Oct 24


TRUEngine™ Awarded to Island Aviation Services Limited

CMF International awards a plaque to Island Aviation Services Ltd. in recognition of the highest standards maintained by both technically and operationally, since delivery of the airbus A320 aircraft fitted with two CFM56 engines a year ago. Island Aviation Services Limited…

Oct 13


Expression of interest for dash 8 fleet insurance renewal 2013/2014

Expression of interest for dash 8 fleet insurance renewal 2013/2014. Dead Line is 23 October 2013 15:00 hrs LT. The complete document can be downloaded from here.

Oct 3


Another addition to the Maldivian Fleet - Dash 8 Q300 Aircraft

Another addition to the Maldivian fleet, 8QIAM, Dash-8 300 aircraft (50 seats) arrived at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport shortly after 1400 hrs this afternoon. Captain Shinaz, Captain Adheel and Engineer Hardhy ferried the new Dash-8 Q300 from Calgary, Canada to  Male. .

Sep 8


First Commercial Flight to Thimarafushi

The first commercial flight to Thimarafushi (TMF) took off this morning from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport around 7:30 am. The first passanger on the Madivian flight Q2180 was Mr. Ibrahim Ali. This is another addition to the Maldivian route map further 'connecting the dots'…

Sep 3


Inauguration of Thaa Thimarafushi (TMF) Domestic Airport

Thaa Thimarafushi domestic airport was inaugrated this morning by the President. The airport will be managed by Island Aviation, which operates the  national airline of the country. Island Aviation currently operates Dharavandhoo domestic airport.  

Sep 2


Test Flight to Thimarafushi

Maldivian’s test flight to Thimarafushi (TMF) took off today from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. The 50 seater landed at Thimarafushi Airport around 1540 local time.

Aug 29


Expression of interest for A320 insurance renewal

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR A320 (MSN 2347) AIRCRAFT INSURANCE RENEWAL 2013/2014 Dead line is 05th September 2013/1500hrs (Local time) Please Download the complete document from here

Aug 20


Inauguration of Kashimaa Lounge at Dharavandhoo Airport

Maldivian's fourth lounge, KASHIMAA LOUNGE in Dharavandhoo Airport was opened today. This lounge is equipped with light refreshments, reading materials, internet, and other amenities. Maldivian currently has three other Lounges (in Male International Airport, Hanimadhoo International Airport and Kaadedhdhoo Domestic Airport) distinctive from each other in its design, however provides a…

Aug 7


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…

Jul 16


First flight to Almaty

Maldivian's first flight to Almaty (in Kazakhstan) took off from Ibrahim Nasir Airport at 21:20 last night and is expected returned today at 16:35. This was the second new route that Maldivian started yesterday. The fist route was the early morning flight that…

Jul 15


First flight to Chongqing China

First flight of Maldivian took off to Chongqing China from Ibrahim Nasir Airport today shortly after midnight.  The return flight arrived from Chonqing at 19:25 hrs. The maiden flight of passengers from the Chinese city of Chongqing were greeted at the Ibrahim…

Jun 27


Airline Reliability Performance Award for Outstanding Dispatch Reliabilty

Maldivian has been awarded Airline Reliability Performance Award for outstanding Dispatch Reliability (Asia) in 2012 by Bombardier. Captain Mohamed Ameen recieved the award on behalf of Maldivian at a ceremony held in Berlin, Germany. Congratulations to the staff of IASL…

Jun 12


Trivandrum Festivals

Just 1 hour 20 minutes by Maldivian from Male’ lies the city of Trivandrum, the gateway to Kerala and a wealth of cultural attractions and festivals. The southern Indian state boasts a host of regular festivals and special events throughout…

Jun 12


Maldives-Kerala combo holidays: the perfect mix of relaxation and culture

Kerala Hill Station - Photo from  With the Maldives and southern India being so close geographically and excellent transport links between the two countries, growing number of travellers are discovering the benefits of combining a holiday in the Maldives…

Jun 12


Life of Pi film locations tour in easy reach with Maldivian

​ Pondicherry - French Quaters Fans of the hit movie Life of Pi can hop from the Maldives to the Indian coastal town of Pondicherry in just a few hours to explore the stunning locations featured in the film. The…

Jun 12


Medical Tourism in Chennai

Chennai has developed an international reputation for medical tourism, and now it’s even easier for travellers to travel between the Maldives and Chennai for hospital procedures. Maldivian has been operating direct flights between Male’and Chennai (flights also continue on to…

May 27


First Commercial Flight to Maamigili

First Commercial Flight of Maldivian took off to Maamigili from Ibrahim Nasir Airport at 7:45 hrs today. The flight landed at Maamigili Airport at 8:10hrs.