Precise Air Navigation over the Maldives

Thales has received approval for successful SAT and flight calibration regarding ILS/DME + DVOR/DME relocation and replacement for Male Airport, Maldives.

Under the contract, the Thales services covered FAT, factory training, on-site training, supervision of all related installation works, commissioning, SAT and flight-check ground assistance.

Male International Airport is the main international airport in the Maldives. It is located on Hulhule Island in the North Male Atoll, near the main island, Male. Today, the airport is well connected with major airports around the world, primarily serving as the main tourist gateway to the archipelago comprising almost 1200 islands.
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The airport has three terminals; the International Terminal, the Domestic Terminal and the Waterdrome Seaplane Terminal. From there, the fastest and most convenient means of transport in this island nation is with the world's largest seaplane fleet, hovering over the turquoise seascapes of the Maldives. Over 750,000 passengers per year say this was their most scenic flight ever and a highlight of their Maldives holiday.