Month: June 2020

Covid-19: Precautionary Measures to be Taken by Airlines

The Maldives Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a Circular advising airlines, aircraft operators and airport authorities on the precautionary measures to be implemented when the borders are reopened on July 15. The Circular sets out requirements to be fulfilled by tourists arriving to the Maldives and measures to be taken by passengers onboard an …

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Maldives to Reopen its Borders

The President, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has announced that the Maldives will be reopening its borders on 15 July. Ministry of Tourism has also published a Guideline for restarting tourism in the Maldives, setting out the standard requirements which have to be met by all tourist establishments before commencing their operations. Along with the Guideline, the …

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Arrival of Flights Under the New Normal

Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) estimates that a total of 10 international flights will be arriving daily when the Maldives reopens its borders on July. MACL’s Terminal Manager, Ibrahim Hussain has informed that majority of the prominent airlines have started booking slots with them and flights have been scheduled tentatively from each airline.

Covid-19: MIRA Announces Resumption of Counter Services

Following the decision to ease the Covid-19 related lockdown, MIRA has announced the resumption of their counter services from 5th July 2020 onwards. In a press announcement released by MIRA, they have summarised the changes to deadlines that initially fell due during the lockdown, and other important details. Please find the MIRA announcement in the …

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Covid-19: Maldivian Airline Commences Express Cargo Operations

Maldivian Airline has announced that Express Cargo operations will recommence today. The airline provides express cargo services to transport goods across Maldives, limited to no more than 10 kilograms. General Manager of Island Aviation Cargo Service, Ahmed Saleem stated that from today onwards, Cargo Express office will be open from 9:30am to 14:30pm everyday of …

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Covid-19: TMA Gears Up To Recommence Operations

As Maldives has slowly started easing implemented lockdown measures and travel restrictions, the reopening of borders for international arrivals in July 2020 has been announced. Trans Maldivian Airways has confirmed that preparations are afoot to recommence flight operations in July while adhering to “leading industry wide safety & hygiene norms and IATA proposed standards”. TMA …

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Covid-19: Movement Restrictions in Greater Malé Region to be Lifted from June 15

National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) has confirmed that movement restrictions in the Greater Malé region will be lifted between 5:00 am to 22:00 pm from June 15th onwards. Health Ministry’s Assistant Director, Aiminath Shaina Abdulla stated in a press conference that parks and public spaces in the capital will also be opened with proper hygiene …

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