Manta Air, a popular domestic aviation provider in Maldives has brought its first seaplane.
The DHC-6 Twin Otter which arrived today is the first of ten seaplanes Manta Air is bringing in as it prepares to start it’s seaplane operations, with the next aircraft due to arrive on 10th October.
According to its officials, MantaAir plans to start the first seaplane flights in November.
Manta Air officials highlighted that its seaplane operations will set a new benchmark for the seaplane service standards in the Maldives as it follows the high standards already set by the Manta Air’s domestic ATR operations.
All of Manta Air’s DHC-6 Twin Otters are coming fitted with latest technology Garmin G950 NXi next generation integrated flight deck avionics combined with a weather radar. Garmin G950 equipment includes dual core modern processing power, providing crew with immediate access to flight plan data and weather radar information.