Region: Asia: South Asia


The main international airport in the Maldives is the Male Velana International Airport. Two charter seaplane companies operate in the Maldives, Trans Maldivian and Maldivian Air Taxi, both of which operate from the seaplane port next to Male Velana International Airport to resorts throughout the country. Maldivian Airlines is the country’s government-owned national carrier based at Male Velana International Airport and operates domestic and regional services.

The Civil Aviation Department of the Maldives is the country’s aviation regulator, and aims to develop and administer policies and regulations to ensure the safe, secure, orderly and economic development of aviation in the Maldives.

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