Maldivian, the country’s flag carrier, began direct flights to Delhi, India, today.
This is the airline’s first destination announcement after resuming flights following a hiatus due to the COVID-19 outbreak. It will be operating direct flights between Delhi and Male.
Maldivian has also decided to start flights between Delhi and Maafaru, although no date has been set.
Maldivian will run the Male-Delhi route three times each week, with ticket costs beginning at MVR 2,180 (USD 142).
In the run-up to the route’s launch, the airline held a series of promotional events, including social media campaigns and a children’s event in Hulhumale Central Park.
Furthermore, Maldivian provided discounted two-way tickets to Delhi for USD 150 to its staff and their families.