Total passengers through VIA during first quarter rises to 1.3 million

Total passengers at Velana International Airport (VIA) during first quarter has surpassed 1.3 million.

According to statistics published by Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL), 1.3 million passengers received services at VIA. This is a 75% increase compared to first quarter in 2021.

A total of 1 million international passengers sought services from VIA during the first quarter, with the March seeing the most influx of passengers.

VIA's Air Traffic Movement (ATM) has also seen a 43% increase compared to the first quarter in 2021.