Velana International Airport

New VIP Terminal begins operations

Operations at the new VIP Terminal at Velana International Airport has been launched today.

Developed behind the old VIP Terminal, the new one is being developed by Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG).

The first phase of the Terminal at an area of 2,200 square feet include private cabins and check-in options for travelers that value privacy.

The ground floor of the Terminal is dedicated for VVIPs while the second and third floors are dedicated for VIPs/CIPs.

The first foreign dignitary to to be served at the new VIP Terminal is going to be the Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi, who is set to arrive in the Maldives this afternoon as part of the celebrations to mark 50 years of diplomatic ties between China and the Maldives.