Maldives national carrier in talks to form a joint-venture

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Maldives government on Wednesday revealed the country’s national carrier was in talks with an international party to form a joint venture.

Speaking during a press conference, Maldives head of state Ibrahim Mohamed Solih made the revelation while emphasizing on the necessity to improve the national airline.

Though Maldives president had revealed on plans by Maldivian airline to enter an joint venture, he had not disclosed on the foreign party with whom state is holding discussions with, although he had mentioned the company originated from the Middle-East.

In addition to entering a joint-venture, Maldives president affirmed on plans to strengthen the seaplane fleet of the airline.

According to the statesman, the country’s national carrier had been operating at a loss when Solih’s took office.