Gulf Air Begins Daily Flights to Maldives
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain has upgraded its direct flight operations to Velana International Airport from 15 August 2021. According to the airline, the decision to operate daily flights is a response to the growing travel demand by passengers from Bahrain, the GCC and Europe after Maldives relaxed entry restrictions.
Gulf Air’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Captain Waleed AlAlawi stated: “The decision to increase our flights to Male is a classic example of demand and supply. We witnessed a growing demand for travel to the Maldives, being a year-round destination and one that’s open for tourism. Going daily with our flights is a fantastic feature for passengers to be able to depart or return on any day of the week depending on their calendars.”
Gulf Air is among the six international airlines operating to Maldives from Middle East. The airline resumed flights on 13 December 2020 with two weekly scheduled flights.