The national airline, Maldivian has launched direct flights to Ratmalana, a suburb in Colombo District, Sri Lanka.
The flight has begun after the Colombo International Airport, Ratmalana (CIAR) which had been Sri Lanka’s first international airport, reopened for international flights after 55 years.
We launched the international regional flight operations between @velanaairport and Colombo International Airport @ciar_srilanka today. The inaugural flight from Male to Colombo was welcomed by a celebratory water cannon salute upon arrival at CIAR.#Maldivian #CIAR #Maldives2022 pic.twitter.com/fxZEK35IQM— Maldivian (@MaldivianAero) March 27, 2022
The inaugural flight from Male’ to Colombo landed at the CIAR to a celebratory water cannon salute on Sunday.
Maldivian states it will be operating three weekly flights to Ratmalana, on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
For more information on ticketing and fares, contact https://maldivian.aero/