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VIA marks Super Sunday: A record-breaking 729 air-traffic movements

An aerial shot of the Velana International Airport runway on December 23, 2018. (Photo/MACL)

A record-breaking 729 air-traffic movements were observed at the Velana International Airport on Sunday – marking the highest number of air-traffic movements in a single day, says Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL).

The company says the 729 air-traffic movements observed on Super Sunday included 110 international flights, 102 domestic flights and 517 seaplane movements.

It is the highest number of air-traffic movements observed in a single day since VIA opened in 1966, reports MACL.

The airport served 21,992 passengers on Sunday; 17,723 international passengers and 4,269 domestic passengers.

The record-breaking Super Sunday observed 85 more air-traffic movements than the previous record of 644 air-traffic movements recorded at the VIA on January 7, 2018.

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Source URL: Sun.mv

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