'Maldivian' to begin operating flights to Europe

Maldives National Airline 'Maldivian' is preparing to begin operation to Europe.

The airline announced on Wednesday that the airline would add two additional wide bodied aircraft to their fleet in the next six months. Once the aircraft are acquired, the airline will start flying to more destinations.

It has been reported that new destinations include European countries.

The new aircraft are of the Airbus A-330 series. This is the first time an aircraft of the model is being added to a Maldivian fleet. The aircraft are designed to fly long distances and can carry up to 335 passengers.

Currently, Maldivian has 23 aircraft in their fleet. The airline operates to all domestic airports of Maldives and two destinations in India, in addition to Thailand and Dhaka, Bangladesh.