Air India will be commencing direct operations between the Maldives and New Delhi as well as Bangalore, India.
Before the closure of borders due to COVID-19, the airline had been operating to these destinations. However, after the borders reopened, operations are only held between Trivandrum and Male’ City.
Air India operations between Bangalore and New Delhi to Male' City Is set to commence on February 5. More Indian airlines are also currently operating between these destinations. Indigo is one of these airlines that currently holds flights through this route. India is an important tourist market for the Maldives.
Maldives India were the first nations in Asia to establish a travel bubble after the pandemic hit the world.