The national airline Maldivian has announced that demand for domestic flights has increased in time for the Eid al-Adha holidays after the Hajj Pilgrimage.
The holidays after the Hajj is always a time of high demand for Maldivian flights. As such the airline is always looking to increase the number of flights to several of Maldivians destinations to meet the high demand for the Eid holidays.
Maldivian has not introduced any special fares for the Eid holidays this year, maintaining the same rates that were announced at the beginning of the year.
In the Maldives, Eid-ul Alhaa, the local name for Eid al Adha, is a public holiday. This is the "feast of sacrifice", celebrating the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael to Allah as told by the Koran.
Maldivian is the airline division of Island Aviation Services based in Malé, in the Maldives. It is the national airline of the Maldives. It operates international flights in addition to inter-island services. Its main base is Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.