Velana International Airport announces partners for Air Service World Congress 2024

19 May 2024 | 09:34
VIA reveals partners for Air Service World Congress 2024 (Photo/ VIA)

Velana International Airport (VIA) has revealed its partners for the upcoming Air Service World Congress (ASWC) 2024 during an event at the Noovilu Seaplane Terminal.

The announcement was attended by senior officials from the Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL), including CEO and Managing Director Ibrahim Shareef Mohamed, along with other senior management and partners.

In his address, Ibrahim Shareef Mohamed highlighted the importance of the ASWC and its alignment with the development plans for VIA. 

President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu has prioritized the development of Velana International Airport with a visionary Masterplan. This plan will drive national prosperity through aviation development, congruent with the growth of our tourism sector. Velana International Airport will be at the core of this transformation, expanding alongside our booming economy.

Ibrahim Shareed stated

Chairperson of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation, Aysha Nurain Janah, who was the chief guest, emphasized the potential of the ASWC to foster new partnerships and expand networks.

She noted that the event could significantly enhance the Maldives' recognition as a major destination on the global map.

Event Partners for ASWC 2024 include:

Resort Partner: Sheraton Malahini

Venue Partner: Kurumba Maldives

Digital Partner: Dhiraagu

Seaplane Partner: TMA

Airline Partner: Emirates

Aviation Partner: Maldivian

Media Partners: Island Chief, Orca Media, Hotelier Maldives, The Arrival, Travelusion Media

Endorsement Partners:

Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MOTCA)

Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI)

Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO)

Scheduled to take place from July 9th to 11th, 2024, at Kurumba Maldives, the ASWC 2024 is expected to attract 300 delegates from various regions worldwide.

These delegates will include airport and route development executives, airline executives, airline networking planners, aviation suppliers, and representatives from aviation and tourism bodies.

The event, being the first of its kind in the Maldives, will facilitate face-to-face discussions about the future of the aviation sector and foster global air service development through continuous formal and informal networking.

This event marks a significant milestone for the Maldives, promising to enhance its position on the global aviation and tourism map.