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Trans Maldivian


110 reviews
Headquarters: Ibrahim Nasir International Airport Republic of Maldives, 011 960 334-8454 Website
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Houston, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Late from Male to our resort, Late back from resort to Male. No customer service skills no communication when they changed and cancelled our original flight, They ended up having to add us to a later plane. they figure things out as they go along. This is not good when you have paid a grand a night for your resort...

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Domestic Economy Male - Maldives

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1 Thank travelsal0t72
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
31 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My options were a ninety minute ferry or a twenty-five minute flight from Nika Island to Male. The flight was two hours late, & nobody from the airline notified me. I almost missed my connecting flight to Sri Lanka from Male. I asked for a discount & they refused, still making me pay the full price of 260 USD! I’ll...

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Asia Economy Male - Colombo

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1 Thank chroniclesofdorza
Muscat, Oman
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2018

An out of the world and one of its kind experience with the sea plane we took from Male to Kuredu island. The views of the island from the window is just beautiful and surely a once in a life time experience.

Asia Economy Male - Colombo
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1 Thank JohnDias2016
Melbourne, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
43 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We recently took two flights with this airline. For the one outbound from Male we had to wait several hours and could not find out exactly when the plane was leaving or why there was a delay. For the flight taking us back to Male, there were several changes made to the departure time and we ended up leaving our...

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Asia Economy Male - Colombo

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2 Thank robyn r
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2018

What an experience. We flew from Male to Vilamendhoo for an 11 night stay. Pickup by TWA at Male was well organised when we arrived. We were picked up by mini bus and taken to an air conditioned lounge with free soft and hot drinks and only had an hour or so wait before we driven to catch our flight....

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Domestic Economy Male - Maamingili Island

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1 Thank MandandKev
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This was the first time in a sea plane flying to Meedhupparu from Male. The reception area at Male airport was excellent and well air conditioned with help yourself refreshments before you are taken by mini bus to your flight that is nearby. The flight itself was great as you get a brilliant view of all the islands. Take of...

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Domestic Economy Male - Maldives

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1 Thank paultH8154UF
Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
75 reviews
31 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We took a Trans Maldivian Airways DHC-6 Canadian built Twin Otter float plane from Male to the Amilla Fushi Resort on the Baa Atoll. The TMA staff met us as we arrived into Male from Bangkok & took us in their midi bus to their lounge. MLA is the World's largest seaplane operator with a fleet of Twin Otters at...

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Domestic Economy Male - Maldives

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1 Thank Richard E
Singapore, Singapore
Level 6 Contributor
90 reviews
54 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The staff and aircrew offer good service. They have a counter at the airport arrival to check you in. You are then taken by mini-bus to the seaplane terminal. Due to scheduling, the waiting time can sometimes be too long. You might have to wait for other passengers to arrive. Last year, I had to wait for 12h at the...

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Asia Economy Singapore - Male

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2 Thank AndySee79
Wigan, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
143 reviews
29 helpful votes
Reviewed June 9, 2018

First trip on a seaplane flying from Male to Komandoo. Crew were helpful and informative but definitely design for convenience over comfort. Very enjoyable trip low enough to look down on the small islands. One of my highlights to be honest.

Domestic Economy Male - Maldives
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1 Thank fletchof205
1 review
2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

TMA failed to transport us on time from our resort to Male but continued to inform Emirates we were on time. On arrival at Male we had missed our connection to Dubai. As a result we were left with a $560 “No Show” fee a 12 hour wait at Male and a 6 hour wait at Dubai for the next...

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International Economy Male - Dubai

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2 Thank John S
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“Well worth every penny. A must do experience”
dougy222, 15 May 2018 | Read review
“A must do if visiting Maldives. 20 minute flight rather than 2 hour boat trip”
dougy222, 15 May 2018 | Read review
“It's a bit noisy, the crew will give you ear plugs - take it”
VickyS2961, 29 Apr 2018 | Read review
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