Manta Air Recommences Scheduled Flights to Dhaalu Airport

PUBLISHED October 27, 2020 | updated October 27, 2020 01:44

Manta Air has recommenced scheduled domestic flights, starting off operations to Dhaalu Airport on Sunday. 

As Maldives’ borders reopened on July 15, Manta introduced enhanced safety standards in accordance with the new normal of air travel, ensuring guests a safe and hassle-free journey, where they can feel comfortable and travel with confidence. With a fleet of Twin Otters, its tourist-flights resumed at the same time, providing guests a scenic journey to their dream destination. 

According to the airline, domestic operations to other regional airports will be on halt until further notice. 

During this route operations, Manta will be using ATR turboprop fleet to transfer passengers between the country’s main Velana International Airport and Dhaalu Airport, located on the island of Kudahuvadhoo. 

Manta further revealed that the airline will continue to operate charter flights based on demand via both turboprop and Twin Otter aircraft. 

Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the island nation, Manta Air operated scheduled flights to Dharavandhoo Airport, Baa Atoll and Kooddoo Airport, Gaafu Atoll in addition to Dhaalu Airport from Velana International Airport using three ATR 72-600 aircraft. 


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