Maldivian Launches Exciting New Route from Male’ to Colombo

PUBLISHED March 02, 2024

Maldivian, the national airline of the Maldives, has announced the launch of its new service to Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Starting April 25, 2024, Maldivian will operate two weekly flights between Malé and Colombo, on Thursdays and Saturdays. This new route offers convenient travel options for business and leisure travelers seeking seamless connectivity between the Maldives and Sri Lanka.

“We have long awaited the opportunity to serve Colombo and connect the Maldives and Sri Lanka more closely,” said Mr. Ibrahim Iyas, Managing Director of Maldivian. “This expansion strengthens our international network and commitment to connecting the Maldives to the world.”

Colombo, with its rich history, diverse culture, and thriving business scene, is a valuable addition to Maldivian’s growing network. The new route is expected to promote cultural and economic exchange between the two nations.

Ticket bookings for the new Colombo route are now open on Maldivian’s website, mobile app, and ticketing office, allowing travelers to plan their journeys well in advance.

The flights will be operated by A320 aircraft, departing Malé on Thursdays and Saturdays at 19:35 and arriving in Colombo at 21:35. The return flights will depart Colombo on the same days at 22:35 and arrive in Malé at 23:25 (all times local).

This convenient schedule caters to both leisure and business travelers, offering the possibility of weekend trips. Passengers can also connect to Maldivian’s extensive domestic network of 16 destinations.

Maldivian invites travelers to experience their exciting new route to Colombo. Visit the website ( for more information.


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