Maldivian Seeks Airbus Lease to Boost Direct International Routes

sland Aviation Services Limited, the parent company of Maldivian, the national airline of the Maldives, is seeking to add a narrow-body aircraft to its fleet, inviting eligible parties to submit proposals to lease either an Airbus A319ceo or A320ceo aircraft.

Specifically, the company is eyeing a preferred lease period of three years for the selected aircraft, with plans for it to be promptly delivered and ready for commercial operation by September 2024.

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Interested parties capable of providing the specified Airbus aircraft are encouraged to submit their proposals within the stipulated deadline.

The move seeks to raise Maldivian’s capacity for direct international flights to meet the growing demand for air travel to and from the Maldives.

Moreover, Maldivian is concurrently gearing up to introduce a wide-body aircraft to its fleet, a decision aimed at reestablishing direct flights to key tourist destinations. Notably, China has been identified as a primary focus in this strategic move.

Maldivian’s current fleet comprises 25 aircraft, including seaplanes, ATR 72/42, DHC-8, and one Airbus A320.

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