NewsMarch 13, 2021

GoAir Introduces Daily Direct Flights From 4 Indian Cities to Maldives

GoAir has increased the frequency of its operations to Maldives. The airline has introduced daily flights with direct routes from the 4 prominent cities in India; Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad from 11th March 2021.

GoAir was previously operating flights from Mumbai and Delhi 3 times weekly, from Bangalore 2 times weekly and from Hyderabad 4 times weekly. GoAir  operates the direct flights to Male’ on a state-of-the-art Airbus A320 aircrafts.


Tickets for the flights can be booked through Voyages Maldives, by phone or in person. Voyages Maldives is the appointed GSA for GoAir in the Maldives located on Chandhanee Magu, contact details are 301 8877 and

India was the top source market for tourism in the Maldives in the year 2020 and remains as the top source market even in 2021. According to statistics publicized by the Tourism Ministry, Indian tourists made up 11.3% of total tourist arrivals to the Maldives in 2020.

Maldives reopened borders to all nationalities from 15th July 2020. All visitors are granted a 30-day free on-arrival visa with a confirmed booking for a stay at any registered tourist facility in the country.

Maldives has also extended ‘Split Stay’ for all types of tourist accommodation facilities, allowing tourists to split their stay between resort, hotels, guesthouses and liveaboard boats, with prior approval as per split-stay procedure and guideline by the Ministry of Tourism.

While there is no mandatory quarantine or testing on arrival, tourists traveling to Maldives are required to complete an online health declaration form and provide a negative PCR test result taken at least 96 hours prior to their departure.

The negative PCR test result must be attached while completing Traveler Health Declaration form, which has to be submitted online via IMUGA (, by all arriving passengers before arrival (but not exceeding 24 hours before arrival time).

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