Maldivian (Q2, Malé) has launched scheduled flights to Kulhudhuffushi airport, becoming the first carrier to serve the newly opened airport, state-owned Public Service Media has reported.

The first flight from Malé was operated on August 9, 2019, using Dash 8-300 8Q-IAA (msn 582), Flightradar24 ADS-B data shows.

The airport became operational in September 2018. However, the launch of scheduled flights was deferred due to the construction of its passenger terminal.

The airport features a 1,200 x 30 metre primary runway.