The new plane is being brought in to increase its capacity and to expand international flight destinations.
There was a special ceremony held to celebrate the plane landing at the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA).
Island Aviation Services (IAS) had earlier trained 20 of its hand-picked cabin crews and pilots for the new A320 flight. The company informed that part of the one month long training program was conducted in Sri Lanka.
Maldivian’s new destinations are India’s Chennai and Mumbai, and Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.