The national carrier of Sri Lanka, SriLankan airlines is set to operate 03 weekly flight to Maldives from 15th July 2020. This was announced after the president of Maldives announced the border reopening of Maldives post Covid-19.
SriLankan Airlines has been one of the major airlines connecting Maldives to their 113 destinations in 51 countries including codeshare operations. Even when the borders were closed due to the pandemic, the airline continued to operate 03 cargo flights per week. Helping Maldives getting the most needed necessities.
SriLankan Airlines is set fly to Maldives on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday. And the flights would be increased as other countries open their borders. Once after borders are reopened the airline will not resume flights to Addu, Gan International Airport. And the Cathay Pacific flights are not set to resume either.Mohamed Firaaq, Managing Director, Ace Aviation ( quoted from an article in oneonline )
Ace Aviation Services Maldives, established in 2012 is the General Sales Agent for SriLankan Airlines and Cathay Pacific in Maldives and one of the leading, most financially stable and diversified companies in Maldives.
Maldives is an isolated island nation in the Indian ocean, which heavily relies on the Tourism Industry. Aviation is one of the key factors to help regrow the economy and tourism industry in Maldives. SriLankan Airlines has been one of the operators dominating the skies of Maldives for a very long time.