Manta Air Goes International: New International Route Connects Bangalore to Dhaalu Atoll in the Maldives

Marking a significant milestone, Manta Air, the Maldives’ leading seaplane and domestic airline, has successfully launched its first international route, connecting Bangalore, India, with Dhaalu Airport in the Maldives. This historic flight, which took off on Friday, February 16th, opens up a new chapter for tourism in the Dhaalu Atoll and streamlines travel for Indian […]

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Direct Flights from Fujian Boost Maldives Tourism, Marking China’s Growing Importance

Visit Maldives has welcomed the first direct flight from Fujian Province, China, to the Maldives. A special ceremony was held today at Velana International Airport to mark the joyous occasion, commemorating the arrival of Xiamen Airlines flight MF8017 carrying tourists from the Fujian Province to the Maldives. The tourists were greeted with a vibrant traditional […]

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Hong Kong Airlines resumes Maldives flights

Hong Kong Airlines resumed direct scheduled flights to Maldives on Friday. Hong Kong Airlines first launched chartered direct flights to Maldives in 2011. Scheduled flights began in 2018 and continued until the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. A special ceremony was held at Velana International Airport to mark the occasion, commemorating the arrival of Hong […]

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Virgin Atlantic to operate daily Maldives flights in winter 2024

Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to boost its routes to Dubai, the Maldives and Barbados next winter. The carrier launched thrice weekly flights from Heathrow to the Maldives in October, and said it would increase this service to daily for the winter 2024-2025 season. The new frequencies are on sale now, with daily flights between […]

Virgin Atlantic inaugurates direct flights to the Maldives

Virgin Atlantic successfully inaugurated its maiden flight to the Maldives today, connecting London Heathrow to Velana International Airport (VIA). The inaugural flight, operated by Virgin Atlantic, touched down at VIA early this morning at 07:40 am local time, signifying the commencement of an exciting new era in air travel between the United Kingdom and the […]

IndiGo to resume direct Hyderabad-Maldives flights from Oct 31

IndiGo is resuming direct flights between Hyderabad and Male, from October 31. The introduction of these new non-stop flights will help boost tourist traffic between India and The Maldives, while also providing travellers with increased convenience. The Maldives is one of the most popular destinations for Indians, and traffic from India to the archipelago has […]

Air India to begin non-stop flights from Bangalore, Mumbai to Maldives

Air India is gearing up to introduce non-stop flights connecting Maldives with the Indian cities of Bangalore and Mumbai. In previous winter seasons, Air India had operated direct flights to Maldives; however, these services were not available during other times of the year. Villa Travels, Air India’s Maldivian passenger sales agent, took to social media […]

Aeroflot boosts Moscow-Maldives flight frequency

Aeroflot, the flagship airline of Russia, is set to intensify its flight connections between Moscow and the Maldives in response to growing demand. The carrier has officially announced its plans to enhance the frequency of flights between the two destinations, offering increased convenience for travellers. The upcoming expansion will particularly impact flights SU320/321 to Malé, […]

Etihad Airways to increase Maldives flight frequency for winter season

As the summer season heats up, Etihad Airways is gearing up for a significant expansion in the upcoming winter season. In a strategic move, the airline is set to increase its flight frequency to the Maldives by adding 7 flights per week. Starting from December 1, a total of 3 additional flights will be introduced, […]

China’s Sichuan Airlines to begin Maldives flights on Aug 29

Sichuan Airlines, a prominent player in China’s aviation industry, is embarking on an exciting venture by introducing a brand-new flight route to the picturesque Maldives. Commencing operations on August 29, the airline will offer a convenient schedule of three weekly flights, connecting Chengdu and Male’. Anticipating the surging demand for travel to this breathtaking destination, […]

Saudia Airlines to fly to Maldives from April 2016

Saudia Airlines, the flag carrier airline of Saudi Arabia based in Jeddah, has announced that it will begin flying to the Maldives in April 2016.

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