Pioneer of Tourism Award

TMA and it's CEO Mr, A.U.M Fawzy were awarded the "Pioneer of Tourism" award for the contribution made to the growth of the tourism industry in the Maldives over the past 20 years. The award is rare, and acknowledges the prominent and postive steps that TMA contributes towards the sector. Read more ...

Board of Directors

Richard Saldanha Chairman, TMA Lars Erik Nielsen Founder, erstwhile MAT Lars Petré Co-Owner, erstwhile TMA Hussain Afeef Co-Owner, erstwhile TMA Amit Dixit Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Indian Private Equity for Blackstone Doug Steenland Senior Advisor at The Blackstone Group Luv Parikh Principal at The Blackstone Group Read more ...

Trans Maldivian Airways partners with Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa

It is with great pleasure to announce that Trans Maldivian Airways has partnered with Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa by signing an exclusive seaplane contract with this resort, located in the Haa-Alifu Atoll in the north of the Maldives. Read more ...

Press Release: TMA Celebrates 25 Years of Service Excellence

Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) has held a special dinner celebrating “25 Years of Excellence”. The event held at Hulhule Island Hotel also marked the receipt of “World’s Leading Seaplane Operator” and “Indian Ocean’s Leading Seaplane Operator” by TMA at the 2014 World Travel Awards. Read more ...

Aircraft fleet expanded to 45 planes

Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) has expanded its seaplane fleet to 45 aircrafts. The additional aircraft, a De Havilland DHC-6 Series 300, arrived last night (Friday, 24th October) at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA) after completing its journey from Calgary city in Canada. Read more ...

Presenting Zuvana – Trans Maldivian Airways Youth Development Program

Trans Maldivian Airways is proud to present Zuvana, a Youth Development Program, aimed at encouraging young Maldivians to take on and develop a career in the rapidly developing seaplane industry in the country. The first initiative is the Pilot Training Program, launched by Trans Maldivian Airways to provide a training and subsequent employment opportunity for ... Read more ...

Welcome to Trans Maldivian Airways

Trans Maldivian Airways is your getaway to the stunning Maldives. With the world's largest seaplane fleet, Trans Maldivian Airways takes you from Velana International Airport in Malé to your island holiday destination. Life is about the journey, and this will likely be the most scenic one in your life. Read more ...

Resorts of The Maldives

The Maldives has become a byword for unparalleled beauty envisioned as sun-drenched sandy beaches, surrounded by a dazzling shade of turquoise. With a bewildering choice of island resorts strung across the equator like a necklace, the Maldives encompasses everything from supreme and exclusive luxury to cozy beach-side bliss accommodation options... Read more ...

Presenting our new website

It’s with great excitement that we unveil the new Trans Maldivian Airways website to you! Besides the new look, the website makes it easier for you to find the topics that you’re after. It’s user-friendly, clean and clear, aimed at taking you to the content you’re looking for easily and quickly. The new website provides ... Read more ...

Dhiggiri

A small piece of paradise. Dhiggiri club is located on a soft beach, as white as talcum powder, and is “immersed” in the dense palm forests covering the isle. The forty-five round bungalows have a patio under the shade of coconut leaves, built with coral blocks from ancient buildings. Twenty-five bungalows are directly on the ... Read more ...

Iru Fushi Beach & Spa

Experience the magic of Iru Fushi. Rising like a pearl out of the Indian Ocean, Iru Fushi Beach & Spa is located in the unspoilt Noonu Atoll – a forty minute scenic seaplane ride from Male. Set within fifty-two acres of white sands and exotic flora, guests are immersed in a timeless culture. From the ... Read more ...

Velaa Private Island Maldives

Bringing new meaning to “private moments”. Located within the group of islands that form Noonu Atoll, Velaa Private Island opens in the fourth quarter of 2013, bringing a new meaning to “private moments” in the Maldives. Here the essence of Maldivian culture, lifestyle and landscape meets limitless opportunities, where no request is too much, and ... Read more ...

Bathala

Authentically Maldivian. Bathala Island Resort, a 3 – star resort located in the North Ari Atoll, an area in the Maldives famous for its abundant fish life. Bathala Island Resort nestles 46 superior rooms on 5 hectares and is a true natural paradise with green tropical vegetation, aligned with palms, bordered with milky sandy beaches ... Read more ...

Sun Aqua Vilu Reef

A luxurious emerald island poised amidst shimmering pools of turquoise and sapphire. Sprawled across the entire expanse of Meedhuffushi Island in South Nilandhe Atoll, 145 kilometers south of Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, Vilu Reef never fails to create a breathtaking first impression Read more ...

Gangehi Island Resort

A small luxury resort. Gangehi is a small island in the Northern part of the Ari Atoll. It can be reached in about 25 minutes by seaplane. The island is completely covered with lush vegetation. On one side it is bordered by a coral reef that can be reached from the shore, on the other ... Read more ...

Kandolhu Island

A patch of paradise. Ringed by an intricate yet stunning coral garden, teeming with colorful reef fish, Kandolhu Island is a patch of paradise hidden in the North Ari Atoll of the Maldives. Intimate and bare, this tiny gem is encircled with wide beaches that are veiled by the emerald green ocean that the Maldives ... Read more ...

Maayafushi Island Resort

A wonderful island. Floating in the North Ari Atoll is the Maayafushi Resort. It is a place where time seems to have stopped and dreams become reality. Water and sand combine and lie in contrast to the exuberant green of the foliage. The island is surrounded by calm and crystalline water and a coral reef ... Read more ...

Nika Island Resort

A private beach for every villa. Nika Island Resort is the ideal place for complete relaxation. Only 37 villas, all of which boast unique architecture: 10 Beach Villas, 10 Deluxe Beach Villas, 3 Family Beach Villas, 3 Family Deluxe Beach Villas, 1 Sultan Suite and 10 Water Villas on an island surrounded by a stunning ... Read more ...

Velidhu Island Resort

The Island of Magic. Velidhu, “The Island of Magic”, like all nature’s wonders is blessed with all the offerings for a perfect holiday experience. Located eighty kilometers and just twenty minutes by seaplane or ninety minutes by speedboat away from Male’, the capital of the Maldives, offering guests four star accommodation facilities in spectacular surroundings. ... Read more ...

Veligandu Island Resort and Spa

Surrounded by a beautiful lagoon. Veligandu Island Resort, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon, an excellent house reef and long stretches of white, sandy beach, is the only resort on the island of Veligandu in the North Ari Atoll. It is 600 meters long and 150 meters wide. The island is a scenic, twenty minute flight ... Read more ...

Gallery

Life is about the journey – and there’s no better way to start your Maldives holiday than by admiring the picture-perfect archipelago from a bird’s eye perspective. Enjoy some of our favourite footage of the Maldives and our fleet. You’ll now understand why final calls are never really needed at Trans Maldivian Airways… In Pictures ... Read more ...

The History of Trans Maldivian Airways

The Maldives has shown that travel to even the remotest and unspoilt archipelagos on the planet is attainable. The islands’ striking beauty, combined with luxury resorts, would not be as accessible as they are if it wasn’t for a handful of daring people. They turned their passion into a service benefiting visitors, resorts and Maldivians ... Read more ...

Services

  Trans Maldivian Airways services include resort transfers, photo flights, private charter, excursions and medical evacuation flights. Photo flights – The standard photo flight package starting and finishing at the airport includes a 15-minute flyover. It is a very popular charter service and comes at a reasonable price Resort transfers – Transfer of guests to and ... Read more ...

Life is About The Journey…

Find out everything about arriving into the incredible Male international airport and how to check-in for your Trans Maldivian seaplane adventure. The flight from Male to your resort will be one of the most memorable experiences of your time in the Maldives. Sit back, relax and enjoy the flight... Read more ...

Incredible Maldives Resorts & Holidays!

The Maldives has become a byword for unparalleled beauty envisioned as sun-drenched sandy beaches, surrounded by a dazzling shade of turquoise. With a bewildering choice of island resorts strung across the equator like a necklace, the Maldives encompasses everything from supreme and exclusive luxury to cozy beach-side bliss accommodation options... Read more ...

This is the Maldives!

The Maldives has become a byword for unparalleled beauty envisioned as sun-drenched sandy beaches, surrounded by a dazzling shade of turquoise. With a bewildering choice of island resorts strung across the equator like a necklace, the Maldives encompasses everything from supreme and exclusive luxury to cozy beachside bliss accommodation options. Whether it is a romantic ... Read more ...

At Velana International Airport

Marhaba at Velana International Airport in Male! Don’t be surprised if you don’t see the runway until touchdown – the airport is built on its own island and looks like a gigantic aircraft carrier from the sky. Welcome to the Maldives! After the initial wow factor and the short walk to the airport building you ... Read more ...

At the Trans Maldivian Terminal

Your next step on the journey to paradise! Our team will welcome you at the TMA terminal and inform you about the time of your departure and the gate you will be boarding at. While you’re waiting for your flight, you’re welcome to enjoy snacks and drinks (indoor and terrace seating available) at the Café, ... Read more ...

At the Gate

Get your cameras ready! Once the flight is ready to be boarded, passengers are asked to proceed to gate, given a safety briefing and escorted to their TMA twin-otter seaplane. Walking down the docks surrounded by turquoise waters is another thing unique to the Maldives. It’s happening…! Read more ...

On the seaplane!

Buckle up and enjoy the views! The flying time to your destination varies between twenty-five to forty minutes depending on proximity. Use the time to take photos of the coral reefs and take in the jaw-dropping scenic views. Flying the friendly skies, you’re just minutes away from arriving at your resort. Why not take your ... Read more ...

Inflight Magazine

Inflight Magazine is Trans Maldivian Airways’ on-board publication, entertaining readers with fascinating stories about the Maldives and latest information about Trans Maldivian Airways. Flying over 750,000 passengers a year to more than sixty-five Maldives resorts, the Inflight Magazine has a wide audience and is considered an informative publication providing useful insights into the world’s largest ... Read more ...

The Rania Experience

One island. One yacht. One million possibilities. Tucked away in the middle of the Indian Ocean and completely hidden from the outside world. It is your haven for relaxation, peace and tranquility surrounded by clear blue waters, covered with tropical plants and coconut palms. The natural beauty of the island and lagoon, which is one ... Read more ...

Maldives – The Island Nation

The immense archipelago that makes up the Maldives lies south-west of the southern tip of India and spans a vast area of the west Indian Ocean. With an area of about 90,000 square kilometers, yet less than 0.5 per cent of it being dry land, the Maldives is one of the most distinct countries in ... Read more ...

Weather & Climate

The location of the string of islands close to the equator means that the Maldives receive plenty of sun all year round, with the average air temperature close to 30 degrees Celsius, and water temperature constant at about 28 degrees Celsius. Very few oceans are as tranquil as the Indian Ocean and the frequent mirror-like ... Read more ...

Dive & Snorkel

The diving and snorkeling experiences in the Maldives are as good as they get. Deemed the best year-round diving and snorkeling destination in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is every ocean-lover’s dream. The fantastic diving here is attributed to the ocean currents that breathe life into one of the world’s most diverse marine ecosystems. The ... Read more ...

Spa Destinations

A haven for tranquility, rejuvenation and relaxation, spas in the Maldives provide an ideal environment to indulge in health and beauty treatments. Found at most resort islands and built to fit in with the resort design, luxury spa facilities offer plentiful signature treatments along with a comprehensive range of products that will provide a lavish ... Read more ...

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa

The ultimate in barefoot luxury. Set amongst the perfect islands and blue ocean of the South Ari Atoll (Alifu Atoll) in The Republic of Maldives, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives delivers a unique 5 star resort experience and offers the ultimate barefoot luxury along with a range of exciting activities that will appeal ... Read more ...

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Luxury, tailor-made for you. This is where barefoot luxury meets unpretentious style at the six star Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. Recently awarded “The Best Water Villas in the World”, “The Best Suites in the World” and “Best Spa Resort in the Maldives”. Read more ...

Diamonds Athuruga Beach & Water Villas

Pure paradise. Welcome to the newly built exclusive water villas set in the crystal clear lagoon where the fish dance and where the wind sings a song. Indulge under the palms in front of a restful beach bungalow, listen to the music of the waves and the sound of the breeze, let your soul dance. ... Read more ...

Lily Beach Resort & Spa at Huvahendhoo

A sensual world of tranquility and well-being. The elongated island of Huvahendhoo houses a luxurious paradise that draws its visitors into a sensual world of tranquility and well-being. Those in search of a perfect recuperation will find their own personal paradise at Lily Beach Resort & Spa. The Premium All-Inclusive Platinum Plan reveals a world ... Read more ...

LUX* Maldives

An insight into unspoilt island living. A luxury resort in Maldives, with four kilometers of beaches, charming water villas and a world-class diving center. Above or below the waterline, the Maldives presents a kaleidoscope of colors, flavors, nature and activities that never fails to delight, and LUX* Maldives is no exception. Read more ...

Maafushivaru

The real essence of the Maldives. Set in the Ari Atoll, Maafushivaru is reached by a 25-minute seaplane journey from Male. The island charms you with its dazzling turquoise lagoon and sandy beaches, knitted with lush flora, enough to give you a sense of tranquility. Minutes away is Lonubo, our very own deserted island, Read more ...

Mirihi Island Resort

An emerald gem. The term “Mirihi” refers to the small exquisite yellow flowers found around this beautiful island. According to local folklore, the flowers can be used to “take away the poison”. Mirihi Island Resort is located on a secluded tropical island in the South Ari Atoll, approximately 85 kilometers south of the capital Male’. ... Read more ...

Vakarufalhi Island Resort

One of the best four star resorts in the Maldives. Tucked away in the remote corner of the South Ari Atoll, ninety kilometers away from the airport, Vakarufalhi is among the pearls that make up the amazing Maldives Islands. Vakarufalhi, better known as Vakaru, is a tropical island enhanced by swaying coconut palms and white ... Read more ...

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Long stretches of white, sandy beach. Vilamendhoo Island Resort, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon, an excellent house reef and long stretches of white, sandy beach, is the only resort on the island of Vilamendhoo in the South Ari Atoll. It is 900 meters long by 250 meters wide. Your seaplane transfer from Ibrahim Nasir International ... Read more ...

Four Seasons Resort at Kuda Huraa

Pristine beaches and Tiffany-blue lagoon. Discover all the charm and intimacy of a traditional Maldivian village in this colorful garden, just twenty-five minutes speedboat ride from Male’ Airport. Sail to The Island Spa for natural treatments for men, women and children, or indulge in a lunar ritual on a starlit beach at The Night Spa. Read more ...

Helengeli Island Resort

Beautiful bungalows in splendid nature. Beautiful bungalows in splendid nature. This traditional barefoot Maldivian resort is isolated from other tourist resorts as it is located at the very far north of the North Male’ Atoll. The island is reached within a fifteen minute seaplane flight from Male’ International Airport. Helengeli is situated in a ninety ... Read more ...

One & Only Reethi Rah

Supreme and private luxury amid nature’s tropical magic. Surrounded by the crystal blue wonders of the Indian Ocean, this superb all-villa Maldives resort offers an unrivalled level of style, choice and personalised exploration. Sleek and spectacular, with unprecedented privacy, One&Only Reethi Rah inspires extraordinary journeys for the soul. Read more ...

Adaaran Prestige Water Villas

Sophisticated comforts treated with a local touch. In a different part of the world… dawn breaks to the sound of waves dashing on a shallow coral reef. Complimented by a serene blue lagoon, the Water Villas line up on a winding jetty overlooking a private beach, warm and in complete seclusion. Sophisticated comforts are treated ... Read more ...

Palm Beach Resort & Spa Maldives

Italian hospitality in Maldivian paradise. Set on one of the largest islands in the Maldives, Madhiriguraidhoo in the Lhaviyani Atoll, Palm Beach Resort & Spa is reachable by seaplane in forty minutes from Malè. It is surrounded by the wonderful blue Indian Ocean and four kilometers of white sandy beaches. Read more ...

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

Luxurious living in an eco-friendly, tropical environment. Located on the breathtaking island of Dhuni Kolhu – a thirty minute seaplane transfer from the capital, Male – Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu has ninety-eight charming Maldivian-inspired villas, offering luxurious living in an eco-friendly, tropical environment. Either dotted among palm trees offering peaceful tranquility or on stilts over ... Read more ...

Dusit Thani Maldives

A luxury resort blending Thai hospitality with the Maldives. Encircled by white sandy beaches, a rich house reef and turquoise lagoon, our resort on Mudhdhoo Island is just thirty-five minutes by seaplane from the capital Malé and ten minutes by speedboat from the new domestic airport in Baa Atoll. The one hundred villas and residences ... Read more ...

Soneva Fushi

You could spend a lifetime searching for this kind of romance. Soneva Fushi Resort in the Maldives is the original desert island hideaway. The resort that set the tone and the standards for every subsequent resort. A jewel of an island – large by Maldives standards – with perfect beaches, Read more ...

Careers at Trans Maldivian

The success of Trans Maldivian Airways has been through the efforts of our team. Today, we employ more than eight hundred dedicated team members representing twenty nationalities. We aim for the highest standards of professional and personal competence to provide the visitors to the Maldives with an incredible experience. If you feel you could contribute ... Read more ...
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