GoAir Resumes Operation of Direct Flights to Maldives

PUBLISHED November 01, 2020 | updated November 01, 2020 03:59

India’s most trusted airline brand, GoAir has announced the resumption of direct flights to the Maldives starting November 1, 2020. The airline’s first passenger flight arrived at Velana International Airport today afternoon from Delhi.

Returning back to the sunny side of life, GoAir offers affordable fares from Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai to Male’ and vice versa via its four weekly flights set to operate on Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays till the end of January 2020.

Passengers can also take a number of connecting flights from India to Malé through various cities across the country. Fully prepared and equipped to execute the COVID-specific health and safety procedures outlined by the DGCA for the India aviation industry, GoAir recommenced its network of international flights on June 1, 2020 to specific destinations. 

Based on the arrival figures of 2019, India is ranked in the 2nd position of the highest performing markets to the Maldives. Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) believes that India is a key focus market in the recovery of tourism in Maldives and they have set the target to achieve pre- pandemic growth levels. 

Tourists arriving in the Maldives are to present a mandatory negative PCR test, along with a completed Traveler Health Declaration Form, submitted online via IMUGA (www.imuga.immigration.gov.mv) before arrival in the country. Guests can now submit a negative PCR test acquired 96 hours prior to take-off as imposed by the Ministry of Tourism. Tests exceeding this time period are invalid and must be retaken. 


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