Emirates (EK) and Maldivian (Q2) have recently unveiled an interline partnership, expanding on their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) established last year. This collaboration enables Emirates customers to access 16 popular holiday destinations in the Maldives with greater ease.
Travelers bound for the picturesque Maldivian islands can now enjoy seamless connections from Velana International Airport (MLE) in the North Malé atoll. EK passengers can connect to Maldivian (Q2) services to reach various domestic points, enhancing their island getaway experience.
Starting from September 15, customers can book their travel itineraries on emirates.com, the Emirates mobile app, or through their preferred travel agents for immediate flight reservations.
Emirates customers will have the convenience of accessing a range of airports in well-liked atolls via Malé, including Dharavandhoo Island (DRV), Faresmathoda Airport (FMT), Funadhoo Airport (FND), Fuvahmulak Island Airport (FVM), Gan Island International (GAN), Kooddoo Island (GKK), Hanimaadhoo Island Airport (HAQ), Kulhudhuffushi Airport (HDK), Hoarafushi Airport (HRF), Kaadedhdhoo Island Airport (KDM), Kadhdhoo Island (KDO), Madivaru Airport (LMV), Maafaru International Airport (NMF), Maavarulu Airport (RUL), Thimarafushi Airport (TMF), and Ifuru (IFU).
Emirates has been a pivotal force in fostering the development and expansion of tourism and trade in the Maldives for more than three decades. Presently, Emirates operates 28 weekly flights between Dubai and Malé, granting customers from nearly 140 destinations the flexibility to select flights and enjoy minimal layover times.