Showing posts with label Manta Air. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Manta Air. Show all posts

25 February, 2020

Manta Air celebrates first birthday.....

The local domestic airline of The Maldives,  Manta Air has recently marked its first-anniversary with celebrations at its bases for staff and guests alike.  Already, within its first year of flying operations, the domestic airline has built up a strong brand and reputation.

The carrier currently flies a fleet of three spacious ATR 72-600 turboprop aircraft with 64 seat configuration spread over two classes. It also operates De Havilland Canada/Viking DHC-6-300 Twin Otter's for its seaplane operations and is expected to take delivery of another 4 six DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft for its seaplane operations, with another four expected to join its seaplane fleet soon.

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26 October, 2018

Manta Air to take delivery of two ATR 72-600s

The new Maldives airline will start flights with the latest generation ATRs

The new domestic airline in the Republic of Maldives, Manta Air, has secured its first two ATR72-600’s through Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) it was confirmed recently. The first aircraft will be introduced in November 2018, with the second planned to join Manta Air’s fleet before the end of the year. 

The aircraft will ensure improved connectivity between the beautiful Maldivian atolls and will be initially operating from the main Velana International Airport, to three airports: Kudahuvadhoo in Dhaalu atoll, Dharavandhoo in Baa atoll and Thimarafushi in Thaa atoll.  

Edward Alsford, Chief Operation Officer of Manta Air, declared, “Manta Air is an exciting new domestic airline based in the Republic of Maldives. Our mission is to make flying an enjoyable and effortless experience by ensuring the highest safety standards are established and maintained. We are introducing two brand new ATR72-600’s aircraft into the Maldives. This demonstrates Manta Air’s dedication to high standards, and our commitment offers the best levels of service for our passengers. These aircraft benefit from having the most modern and comfortable turboprop cabin. Manta Air has taken the unusual step of removing a row of seats to provide our passengers with additional legroom in both economy and business class.”