NewsJanuary 8, 2022

Lounge Operations Commence at New VIP Terminal Building at Velana International Airport

Maldives Airports Company Ltd (MACL) has commenced Maamahi Executive Lounge operations at the newly developed phase 1 of the  VIP Terminal building at Velana International Airport.

The new VIP Terminal Building concept was done by the world-renowned architect Yuji Yamazaki and the detailed design was done by AECOM. According to MACL, the new 4 storey VIP Terminal building is being developed as a two-phase project by one of the leading construction companies in  China: Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG).


In phase 1, ground floor is dedicated to the  VVIP services while 1st and 2nd floor is dedicated to VIP and CIP services consecutively.

The newly developed phase 1 is approximately 3,200 square meters and once the total project is completed it would provide 6,800 square meters of space against the old building which is  670 square meters.

The 2nd phase construction works for the new VIP Terminal development is scheduled to start  in early 2022.