Indian budget airline GoAir is braced to begin direct flights between Male’ City and Hyderabad this week.
GoAir has announced that starting Thursday, February 11, the airline will be operating four weekly flights between Male’ and Hyderabad; on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.
The airline will be using its Airbus A320neo for the flights.
GoAir currently operates flights between Male’ and three Indian cities; Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi.
India is a key source market for tourist arrivals to Maldives. The country was the top source market for tourist arrivals in 2020, and the second top source market tourist arrivals this year.
62,960 Indian tourists visited Maldives last year, and over 23,000 have visited Maldives so far this year.
Four Indian airlines operate direct flights between Maldives and Indian cities; GoAir, SpiceJet, IndiGo, and Air India.