NewsAugust 19, 2020

Trans Maldivian Airways Continues to be Gateway to Your Island Paradise After Border Re-Opening

Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA), the world’s largest seaplane operator, continues to be the gateway to your island paradise by proudly transferring majority of tourists after border re-opening.

Maldives re-opened borders to international passengers on 15th July 2020, 110 days after closing the borders as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19.


As per data from Maldives Immigration, a total of 5245 tourists arrived in the Maldives from 15th July 2020 to 15th August 2020. Trans Maldivian Airways is proud to have transferred majority of these tourists during this period from Velana International Airport to their dream resort and vice versa. TMA offers enhanced safety and hygiene to all its guests under the new norm.

TMA is considered to be the backbone of tourism infrastructure in the country and has always played a pivotal role in enhancing and facilitating the growth of tourism industry in the Maldives. As the tourist arrivals are increasing over time, TMA assures that it will continue to support the tourism industry with the transfers of the tourists, while ensuring flight safety, superior hygiene and comfort for the tourists.

The unique and scenic seaplane journey with an enhanced level of flight safety, superior hygiene and comfort, ensures that you can travel confidently with TMA. TMA provides transfers to over 80 resort destinations in the Maldives. It had recently started transfers to Radisson Blu’s debut launch in the Maldives in the South Ari Atoll.

The new measures are in effect since 15th July 2020, with the re-opening of Maldives borders to international passengers, 110 days after closing the borders as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19.

In the set of the stringent measures taken by Trans Maldivian Airways, all passengers are provided with a complimentary Travel Hygiene Kit which consists of a face mask, gloves and hand sanitizer at the time of their check-in.

Face masks are mandatory for all passengers during their journey and multiple hand sanitizers have been placed for the convenience and better hygiene of passengers at various passenger touchpoints. All touchpoints through the journey are regularly disinfected in accordance with Global Heath recommendations and policy guidelines.

Trans Maldivian Airways aims to provide a safe journey for the passengers without compromising on their comfort. TMA welcomes all its guests and looks forward to offering the scenic flight in paradise.