Maldives Airports Company Ltd (MACL) has celebrated the 53rd Anniversary of Velana International Airport (VIA) on 12th April 2019. To mark the occasion, a series of events were held to celebrate the airport’s anniversary. The day started with the official flag hoisting ceremony at 0600 hrs. The Acting Managing Director of MACL Mr. Moosa Solih and Company Secretary Ms. Shaheema Hussain did the honors after which a ceremonial cake was cut along with MACL staff.
On the night of 53rd Anniversary, MACL hosted a colourful “Maldivian Themed” evening show. The Acting MD of MACL Mr. Moosa Solih gave a speech on the occasion after which MACL staff hosted a spectacular show with some breath taking dances and short stage drama items. At the evening show attended by over 700 staff, extravagant gifts were given on stage as lucky draw items.
On occasion of Airport’s 53rd Anniversary, a number of events were done at Velana International Airport. They included the opening of 14 new check-in counters and the opening of New Aerodrome & Ground Aids Building. Furthermore, VIA’s New Mobile Application & MACL’s new website were launched in a special ceremony.