Close this search box.

Lufthansa Resumes Operations to the Maldives

Lufthansa flight at Velana International Airport
The largest German airline, Lufthansa has resumed its operations to the Maldives, thus directly connecting the Maldives and Frankfurt.

The largest German airline, Lufthansa has resumed its operations to the Maldives today, 28th October 2020. Lufthansa is flying twice a week for this winter season to the Maldives. Lufthansa will operate flights between Frankfurt, Germany to the Maldives.

The second-largest airline in Europe will operate flights to the Maldives on Wednesdays and Sundays. In addition to Lufthansa, FlyDubai also recommenced its operations to the Maldives on 27th October 2020. According to MACL, FlyDubai will operate 4 flights a week to the island archipelago. Moreover, from three cities of India, budget airline GoAir will resume flights to the Maldives on 31st October 2020 as well.

Image: Velana International Aiport

In an earlier press release, Lufthansa Group revealed that the airline expects demand for air travel to remain low in the coming winter months. This is due to the global evolution of the pandemic and the associated travel restrictions. Furthermore, according to current planning, the Group’s airlines will only offer a maximum of 25% of the previous year’s capacity in the fourth quarter to ensure that flight operations continue to generate a positive cash contribution.

More airlines have announced plans to recommence operations to the Maldives colliding with the festive season. Russia’s Azur Air will restart operations to the Maldives on November 2020. And the airline will operate flights three times a week from Vnukovo International Airport.

Meanwhile, China Southern Airlines is also set to commence flights to the Maldives on 29th November 2020. Thus, connecting the Maldives to China for the first time since the border reopening.

For a full list of airlines commencing operations to the Maldives click HERE.

A subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, Austrian Airlines Resumed flights to the Maldives on 25th October 2020. The airline is operating direct flights between Vienna, Austria and Velana International Airport. Maldives’ Minister of Tourism, Dr Abdulla Mausoom shared delight upon the restart of Austrian airlines. Minister implied the airline is yet another significant connection between the Maldives and Europe.

Feature image by Velana International Airport
Ad -


Experience the Thrill of Summer with the Family Fun Summer Package at Sheraton Maldives!

Summer is almost here and Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is inviting families to experience the breathtaking paradise of the Maldives. Travellers can now explore the thrill of summer and more at Sheraton Maldives with the ‘Family Fun Summer’ Package. If you were thinking about booking a family trip this one is perfect for you. With this amazing package children under 12 dine and stay for free! Families can also immerse themselves in a host of specially curated experiences. This includes educational kids club programs, coral propagation activities, as well as culinary and wellness journeys, all-embracing sustainable travel and catering to eco-conscious travellers.

Families planning a tropical getaway this summer can look forward to exciting adventures at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa. The five-star resort welcomes families to explore the natural splendour of North Male Atoll on the private island of Furanafushi. Guests can choose from a range of premium villas and overwater bungalows that feature breathtaking views of the lush gardens, pristine white-sand beaches, shimmering blue lagoon, or the Indian Ocean.

Explore the Signature Side by Side Family Program this Summer

Guests can delve into the resort’s signature ‘Side by Side’ Family Program, designed to create memorable moments that bring families together. From cooking classes, mom and daughter face mask making, and Maldivian palm weaving to engaging fun games, ‘Side By Side’ promises cherished memories for families. The resort boasts seven restaurants and bars, each offering a variety of delectable menus sourced with fresh organic produce from Chef Garden and Furana Organic Garden, perfect for families.

A Touch of Sustainability with the Adopt a Coral Activity!

Guests are also invited to participate in the ‘Adopt A Coral’ – coral planting activity led by the resident Marine Biologist and learn about coral propagation to help grow new colonies in the resort’s lagoon. This program, part of Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy, allows guests to create meaningful travel experiences. Families can enjoy a guided snorkelling tour or join a dolphin cruise on a traditional Maldivian Cruise Dhoni.

Enjoy More with the Family Fun Summer Package

With the ‘Family Fun Summer’ package, guests can savour daily breakfasts and buffet dinners. This includes Feast Restaurant or you can enjoy three-course à la carte meals at select restaurants. Kids will receive a special welcome amenity, and children under 12 can stay and dine for free. Additionally, complimentary access to the Kid’s Club is provided for children ages 4 to 12. The resort is conveniently accessible by a complimentary 15-minute speedboat ride, ensuring a stress-free journey for families.

Guests can reserve their extraordinary summer retreat before May 31, 2024. This is valid for stays until September 30, 2024. With this, guests can enjoy other benefits such as daily breakfasts and dinners, and complimentary access to the gym and kids’ club. Moreover, guests can also enjoy non-motorized water sports activities. For more information, visit the website at or book the Family Fun Summer package here. Marriott Bonvoy members can seamlessly earn and redeem their points on stays and experiences at the resorts. 

Ad -
No more posts to show