Condor commences Maldives operations with two flights per week

Aircraft parked at Velana International Airport. (Photo/MACL)

Condor has commenced operations between Germany and the Maldives. 

The most popular airline in Germany, Condor will be holding two flights between Frankfurt and Male’ City as part of the operations. 

The airline had been operating between Germany and the Maldives before the Maldives closed its borders on March 27. The nation only reopened its borders on July 15.

Condor will be holding flights every Sunday and Tuesday. 

The airline joins Lufthansa as German airlines currently operating to the Maldives, the world’s leading travel destination.

Lufthansa currently holds flights between Frankfurt and Male’ City every Wednesday and Sunday.

Germany is an important source market for tourists to the Maldives with more than 5,300 tourist arrivals recorded since the border reopening. In 2020, a total of 32,072 tourists have been recorded from Germany. 

The Maldives has recorded 505,092 tourists in 2020, with 122,245 recorded after the border reopening. 

In addition to Condor total of 22 airlines are currently operating to the Maldives.