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Trans Maldivian Airways Celebrates the Underwater World of Maldives

Trans Maldivian Airways Underwater World
Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) unveiled an aircraft with a new special livery to celebrate the underwater world of Maldives.

Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) unveiled an aircraft with a new special livery to celebrate the underwater world of Maldives.

The event held yesterday evening at TMA Seaplane Base was graced by the Honorable Minister of Tourism, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom, who was joined by the Managing Director of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation Mr Thoyyib Mohamed, the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of Maldives Airports Company Ltd, Mr. Gordon Andrew Stewart, along with the senior management of Trans Maldivian Airways and other major stakeholders.

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In his speech, Tourism Minister Hon. Dr. Abdulla Mausoom highlighted the fact that Trans Maldivian Airways has majorly contributed to the development of the tourism sector by connecting passengers from international flights to their destinations around the Maldives.

The Minister also commended Trans Maldivian Airways, a 100% foreign-owned company, for their contribution to the development of the local community of the Maldives by employing more than 75% of Maldivian pilots and 90% of Maldivian Engineers. He expressed his excitement at the launch of this new livery which celebrates the beautiful underwater world of Maldives.

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Trans Maldivian Airways C.E.O Mr. A.U.M Fawzy thanked the government, especially the Tourism Minister, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom for his efforts in the recovery of the Maldives Tourism Industry amidst the pandemic in his speech. Mr. Fawzy stated that TMA took this initiative to showcase the beauty and importance of marine life through the livery design.

He shared how TMA started with just 4 passengers, and now serves over a million tourists every year, all of whom would now have a chance to celebrate the underwater world of the Maldives through the design. Mr. Fawzy further revealed TMA’s plan to further grow its fleet by bringing in new aircraft in September and October.

He also stated that he is looking forward to the opening of the New Seaplane Terminal and thanked Mr. Gordon Andrew Stewart for his efforts in developing the New Seaplane Terminal, which is set to be a state-of-the-art facility.

With the launch of this new livery, Trans Maldivian Airways hopes to raise awareness and promote the sustainable continuity of biodiversity and the world’s oceans. Trans Maldivian Airways recognizes the importance and is passionately involved in projects that promote continuity in the seas, oceans and marine life. Most notably, TMA also actively supports Olive Ridley Project’s Marine Turtle Rescue Centre by helping them transport rescued turtles.

Feature image by Trans Maldivian Airways

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A Look Back at Taylor Swift & Joe Alwyn’s Maldives Getaway!

Everyone’s talking about The Tortured Poets Department (TTPD, but can we talk about the iconic vacation that Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn took to the Maldives in 2020? Although the pair have parted ways since, and the Swifties got the latest album, The Tortured Poets Department, we are here to get a glimpse into their very last vacation in the Maldives.

The couple at the time, Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn jetted off to the Maldives for a romantic New Year getaway. I mean, it can’t get more romantic than the Maldives can it? Although the resort as well as the couple tried to keep the trip under-wraps, Matthew Crane revealed that the couple was vacationing at the beautiful Soneva Jani, after he accidentally performed a Taylor Swift song while she was sitting in the audience.

Where did Taylor Swift Vacation for New Years?

Soneva Jani is one of the most sought after travel destinations in the Maldives. In recent years Gwyneth Paltrow, Brad Falchuk, Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson, as well as the Swift couple have visited Soneva Jani for their luxury getaway. Celebrities and travellers alike have fallen in love with this destination over the years. But what makes Soneva Jani so special compared to other Maldives resorts?

Located in Noonu Atoll, this beautiful resort has become popular due to its beautiful water villas that come with slides. The popularity of Soneva Jani is nothing new, as influencers and celebrities have been choosing this destination as their ultimate Maldives vacation spot for years. Every single water villa in Soneva Jani leads you straight from your room to the turquoise blue waters of the Maldives. And although more and more Maldives resorts have started embracing this concept, Soneva Jani is still iconic for introducing this touch to its villas.

In addition to Soneva Jani, guests can also explore Soneva Fushi as well as Soneva’s latest property Soneva Secret.

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