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Maldivian Airlines Enhances Medical Response in Maldives through Air Ambulance Services!

The national carrier of the Maldives, Maldivian Airlines announces the enhancement of emergency medical response through the airline. As part of the official pledge by the Government, air ambulance services were integrated on March 1st, 2024. In order to facilitate these top-notch medical services, a Maldivian airline Dash8-200 aircraft was deployed. Since its launching on March 1st, the air ambulance has already completed over 25 medical flights across the Maldives.

Maldivian Airlines also announces the addition of a seaplane aircraft to the Air Ambulance fleet. With this addition, Maldivian is contributing to further improving the medical emergency services in the Maldives. This project became a success through the collaboration between Maldivian Airlines, the Ministry of Health, NSPA, Aasandha Ltd, and the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation.

The new air ambulance services have been designed for flexibility as well as reliability. With this, the DH-6 Twin Otter will now be serving as a crucial addition to the air ambulance capabilities. This new service by Maldivian Airlines allows medical transportation directly to islands through seaplanes. The DH-6 Twin Otter has also been equipped with medical equipment in order to enhance the capacity to provide timely air transfer for emergency medical cases!

In addition to these top-notch services, the airline is also offering discounted prices in time for the holidays. With these additions, Maldivian is ensuring both safety and affordability to its passengers.

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Guinness World Record Holder Nathaniel Alapide Creates Stunning Sand Art Drawing at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Dubai-based and renowned sand artist Nathaniel Alapide astounded guests with his latest masterpiece created at the breathtaking Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. Alapide holds the Guinness World Record for creating the largest sand image. Additionally, he also earns recognition for crafting intricate and mesmerizing sand art creations. This time, Alapide has chosen the pristine shores of Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. His latest collaboration took place at the resort on the 12th of April in celebration of Eid Al Fitr. 

Nathaniel Alapide and His Work

Prior to his visit, Alapide has brought to life an awe-inspiring piece of art. The piece showcased his exceptional talent and creativity to various Sun Siyam Resorts. This was done in celebration of Easter as well, with the expansive beach of the resort serving as his canvas.

Alapide meticulously crafted his sand art, incorporating elements of local culture, marine life, and the serene ambiance of the island. Utilizing only his hands and simple tools, Alapide’s deft touch transformed the grains of sand into a breathtaking visual spectacle.

Working at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi has been an incredible experience. The natural beauty of The Maldives served as the perfect inspiration for my artwork. I am honoured to have had the opportunity to share my passion with guests from around the world, says Nathaniel Alapide.

Alapide’s creation at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi transcended the boundaries of traditional art forms. His artwork embodied the ephemeral beauty and harmony of nature. The intricate details and sheer scale of the sand art left onlookers in awe. Alpadine’s artwork truly captured the essence of the Maldives’ enchanting allure.

We are thrilled to have had Nathaniel Alapide create one of his magnificent sand art pieces at our resort. His ability to capture the essence of the Maldives in his artwork is truly remarkable and aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing unforgettable experiences for our guests says Abdulla Atham – Resort Manager.
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