NewsApril 22, 2024

Velana International Airport to Host Air Service World Congress 2024 in July

Velana International Airport (VIA) is set to be the official host of the prestigious Air Service World Congress 2024, marking the first time the Maldives will welcome this esteemed global event. This announcement comes with great anticipation following the successful conclusion of the Air Service World Congress 2023 in Oakland, San Francisco Bay Area, where Velana International Airport was appointed as the next host.

The Air Service World Congress serves as a crucial platform for international representatives from the route development community to convene and discuss the future of global air service development. Scheduled for July 9-11, 2024, in the stunning Maldives, this event promises insightful industry discussions, one-on-one meetings, and ample networking opportunities.


Mr Mahjoob Shujau, Managing Director and CEO of Velana International Airport, expressed immense pleasure in welcoming the esteemed gathering to the Maldives. He highlighted the significance of this event in showcasing the Maldives’ commitment to growth and development in the aviation industry.

VIA has undergone remarkable transformations recently, including the development of the New Seaplane Terminal and the construction of a new Code F runway, among other facilities.

The Air Service World Congress 2024 presents a unique opportunity for VIA to showcase its progress and forge partnerships with global airlines. Delegates attending the congress will not only engage in industry discussions but also have the opportunity to experience the Maldives’ breathtaking natural beauty.

For registration and more information, please visit Air Service World Congress 2024 Registration.