Manta Air welcomes the second seaplane on Thursday

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The second DHC-6 Twin Otter seaplane has also landed home, and will be prepped for the seaplane flights that Manta Air is busily getting ready to commence.

Much like Wednesday arrival plane, Thursday’s one also has the same features which includes being fitted with the latest technology Garmin G950 NXi next generation integrated flight deck avionics that are combined with a weather radar.

In addition to this, these aircraft are significantly lighter than most other industry counterparts due to upgrades to their frame, which reduces maintenance costs and provides the operating crew with enhanced capabilities to increase the dispatch reliability of its service.

The latest domestic airline of Maldives, Manta Air has been a game-changer in domestic airline industry since the get-go with their tech-savvy approach and refusing the obsolete mechanics that many are still accustomed to.

Thursday’s arrival is the second in a list of ten such seaplanes that will reach eventually to add to Manta Air’s seaplane fleet.

The airline’s officials confirm final preparations are “now underway as the company is now gearing up towards starting its seaplane operations in November.”