Sep 29, 2008

Island Aviations gets a 50-seat plane

Last 18 September2008, Island Aviation Services’ airline division newly rebranded Maldivian, has procured a new Dash-8 50-seat plane for their services.

The new “Maldivian” airplane took off from Cairns, Australia with four Maldivians onboard on 11 October and arrived in Maldives last Tuesday afternoon. According to the company, the new plane, purchased from Germany’s Aircraft Asset Management for US$110 million, is the only plane in their fleet that is emblazoned with the company’s rebranded “Maldivian” company name logo and art decal.

Once the new plane comes into service, the number of daily flights to Trivandrum, India will be increase to two flights and IAS has also decided to increase the number of daily flights to Sri Lanka. There is now a fleet of 3 prop airplanes along 2 Dash-8 with 26 seats.

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