Male’, Maldives, 15th August 2022 – The largest seaplane in the world, Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) introduced a new de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter. With its arrival in the Maldives on last Friday, it has become the 59th aircraft to join TMA’s impressive fleet.
TMA has been expanding its collection to match rising demand in the tourism industry. Following the reopening of borders and resumption of travel since the pandemic, it has already brought in three new aircrafts, with this Twin Otter being the fourth. Aviators Maldives reports the seaplane operator is planning to add a 60th aircraft to its fleet before the end of the year. TMA operates to over 80 resorts across 14 atolls in the Maldives and is responsible for majority of the resort transfers. This latest addition to its aircrafts is well-timed in preparation for the peak season in October.