Maldives Promotion House – Maldivian airlines operated its first commercial flight to Dharavandhoo Airport in Baa Atoll today. The flight landed at Dharavandhoo Airport at 1135 hrs.
This is the 7th domestic route for Maldivian and the 2nd new route for year 2012. Maldivian already offers flights to the recently opened Koodoo Airport in Gaafu Alifu Atoll and to 5 other domestic airports in the country – Handimadhoo Airport (Haa Dhaalu Atoll), Kadhdhoo Airport (Laamu Atoll); Kaadedhdhoo Airport (Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll), Fuvahmulah Airport (Gnaviyani Atoll) and Gan International Airport (Addu Atoll).
Dharavandhoo airport was developed by Coastline Hotels & Resorts and Island Aviation Services Ltd will manage the airport operations.
Dharavandhoo Airport is the ninth airport to open in Maldives including two international airports. Flights to Dharavandhoo Airport would mean that locals and tourists alike will be able to travel faster and with more convenience.