Cheap Flights From Maldives
Known for its beautiful coral reefs, the nation of Maldives lies in south-central Asia in the Indian Ocean. Its remote location makes it an ideal place to visit, but flights from Maldives can be pricey at times. Find the cheapest deals using Skyscanner's powerful search tools.
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Airports and Airlines in Maldives
Eleven airports operate in Maldives, including the main Velana International Airport (MLE), which is also known as Male' International. Others include Gan Island, Dharavandhoo Airport, Thimarafushi Airport, and Hanimaadhoo Airport. Velana International, located near the capital island Male, is currently the only airport in the Maldives offering international flights.
MLE has one runway and three terminals. One is for international flights, and the other two are for domestic travel and seaplanes. Over a dozen airlines provide service at Velana, inlcuding Emirates, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Turkish Airlines.
Inexpensive Destinations From Maldives
Looking for a cheap destination from Maldives? While it may seem that sticking to domestic travel will save the most money, flights to a few other countries may actually cost less. Break away from island living and head to the robust city of Kuala Lumpur. Overcome your fear of heights on the skybridge at Petronas Towers with flights in May starting at just $137. You could also head over to Colombo, Sri Lanka to see diverse architecture and equally diverse people. Fly nonstop from Male in June for $219. If you're set on wanting a European holiday, consider going to Frankfurt, Germany. Experience rich history with a nonstop flight for $764.
Transportation to Velana International Airport
Getting to the main airport in the Maldives can be a fun experience in itself. From Male city, take the airport ferry that runs every 10, 30, or 15 minutes depending on the time of day. You could also take a speedboat or a sea plane. Both Trans Maldivian Airways and Maldivian Air Taxi offer flight service.
What to Do at the Airport in Maldives
With the gorgeous views, you may not want to come inside as you wait for your flight. When you do, Verana International offers duty-free shopping, a business class lounge, and dining options in the international departures area.
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