Airline info

  • Address: M.Raaverige, Majeedhee Magu, Male 20345, Maldives
  • Contact number: +960 333 5566 / +960 333 1282
  • Website:
  • IATA code/ICAO code: Q2 / DQA

On-time performance and safety record

  • On time performance (2022): No info available
  • Average age of fleet (2023): 20.4 years
  • Major accidents in last 10 years: 0
  • Accidents with fatalities: 0
  • Airlineratings** safety rating: 5/7
  • Covid-19 safety*** rating: 6/7
** AIRLINERATINGS SAFETY RATING is based on a comprehensive analysis of crash and pilot related serious incident data combined with audits from the world’s aviation governing body ICAO and leading association, IATA, along with the latest COVID-19 compliance data. Each airline has the potential to earn a maximum of seven stars. See also
*** COVID-19 SAFETY RATING takes into consideration seven factors for each airline: COVID-19 website information and instructions, social distancing on boarding, Flight Attendant personal protection equipment, face masks compulsory, meal service modified, passenger sanitizer kit, deep clean of aircraft. Each airline has the potential to earn a maximum of seven stars. See also

As the major airline in the Maldives, Maldivian has a domestic network including a dozen destinations throughout the atoll Country plus several more in India, China, Thailand, Bangladesh. The carrier operates dual-class (Business and Economy) Airbus A321 and A320 on longer international routes, single-class Dash 8 turboprops on shorter and domestic sectors (Photo Wikimedia Commons / Shadman Samee)

  • Name: Maldivian
  • Date founded: 2000
  • IATA code/ICAO code: Q2 / DQA
  • CEO: Mohamed Rizvi
  • Address: M.Raaverige, Majeedhee Magu, Male 20345, Maldives
  • Contact number: +960 333 5566 / +960 333 1282
  • Website:
  • Hub: Malè
  • Focus cities: None
  • Airline alliance: None
  • Frequent flyer programme: None
  • Fleet:

    12 aircraft

    • 1 Airbus A321-200 / 200 seats (6 Business, 194 Economy)
    • 1 Airbus A320-200 / 152 seats (14 Business, 138 Economy)
    • 8 De Havilland Dash 8-300 / 50 seats
    • 2 De Havilland Dash 8-200 / 37 seats
  • Type of carrier: Regional
  • Skytrax* rating: Not rated
  • * SKYTRAX ( is the most prestigious independent rating agency in commercial aviation. Its five stars rating system regarding airline quality has become a status symbol for carriers around the world. Here is what the stars stand for:

    • - 5 STARS: Awarded to airlines achieving a very high, overall quality performance. It recognizes high standards of onboard product together with consistent and excellent standards of staff service across airport and cabin environments
    • - 4 STARS: Awarded to airlines that deliver a good overall quality performance and provide good product standards across different travel cabins
    • - 3 STARS: Awarded to airlines delivering a fair quality performance equating to the industry 'average' of acceptable product and service standards
    • - 2 STARS: Shows airlines delivering a lower total quality performance, in some instances below the industry average across many rating categories
    • - 1 STAR: Represents a poor quality of product delivered across the assessment sectors
  • Checked luggage:

    Free baggage allowance is 20kg on domestic flights, 30kg on international flights

  • Pre-selection of seat:

    Free in Business, no information available regarding seat pre-selection in Economy

  • Priority check-in:

    Business Class

  • Fast track at security:

    No info available

  • Access to lounge:

    Business Class

  • Priority boarding:

    Business Class

  • Seat pitch:
    • 38 inches (96cm) in Business, 31 inches (79cm) in Economy on the A321-100 and A320-200;
    • 31 inches (79cm) on the Dash 8-300 and Dash 8-200
  • Seat width:
    • 20 inches (51cm) in Business, 18 inches (46cm) in Economy on the A321-200 and A 320-200;
    • 17 inches (43cm) on the Dash 8-300 and Dash 8-200
  • USB port and power socket:

    No info available

  • Lie-flat seat:


  • Vanity kit:


  • IFE screen width:

    No individual screens available onboard

  • Wi-fi:


  • Inflight magazine:


  • Onboard kit for kids:


  • Food and beverages:

    Complimentary in all classes on all flights

  • Upgraded meals in Premium Economy: Not available
  • Dine on demand in Business Class: No
  • Pets:

    No info available


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