Maldivian’s Airbus A321 Departs From Fleet
National airlines Maldivian’s jet fleet consisting of just two jet aircraft is now left with one as one of the carriers Airbus’s has been returned.
After over 7 years; Maldivian’s Airbus 321, 8Q-IAI has been returned following the end of the lease period.
Maldivian’s jet fleet consisted of 1 Airbus A320 and 1 Airbus A321 operating international flights to various destinations including Bangladesh, India, Thailand and China.
In comparison to the A320, the A321 has a stretched fuselage which allows additional passenger capacity.
Maldivian’s A321 has 194 economy class seats and 6 business class seats where as the A320 has 138 economy class seats and 14 business class seats.
The carrier's jet fleet has been left with 1 Airbus A320 as of now which will be used to operate primarily international flights.
Maldivian is currently seeking to add an A321LR however it is yet unclear when the aircraft will arrive.