The national airline, Maldivian has announced it is set to launch direct flights between Addu City and Kulhudhuffushi City, a move which will see the south of the country connected to the north through direct flights.
According to the national airline, the one-way fare will start at MVR 1,444.
Connecting north & south with direct flights! One way fare starting from MVR 1444/- *Conditions apply.— Maldivian (@MaldivianAero) June 30, 2020
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The operations between Addu City and Kulhudhuffushi City will be launched with one weekly flight from Kulhudhuffushi City to Addu City, which will be held every Thursday, and one weekly flight from Addu City to Kulhudhuffushi City, which will be held every Saturday.
The national airline said the flights will make a 20-minute transit stop at the Velana International Airport to refuel, during which time passengers will remain on board.
According to the national airline, the new flights are part of an initiative by the Economic Development Ministry to facilitate economic activity in the north and south of Maldives.
The national airline announced it is also scheduled to launch direct flights between additional domestic destinations. This includes direct flights between B. Dharavandhoo and H. Dh. Hanimaadhoo, and between Th. Thimarafushi and L. Kadhdhoo.
With the G. Dh. Maavarulu Airport set to open on Wednesday, the airline has also begun selling tickets for Maavarulu flights.
Customers may purchase tickets via phone call, or via Maldivian’s website or via Maldivian’s mobile application.