Over 20 airlines are currently operating to the Maldives.
According to the Tourism Ministry, 23 airlines currently operate to the Maldives, including large international airlines. At this time, most flights are operated by Emirates and Qatar Airways.
Most flights are operated to the Maldives from Europe and the Middle East. While four Indian airlines fly to the tourism destination, this is the highest number of airlines that operate to the Maldives from a single country.
Several Asian countries are resuming flight operations to the Maldives following border opening after the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the latest airlines to connect ASEAN countries to the Maldives is the famous budget airline, Air Asia. The newest airline to begin operation in the Maldives is Aeroflot from Moscow, Russia.
According to the Tourism Ministry, 628,709 tourists have traveled to the Maldives thus far this year. This is an increase of 47 percent compared to 481,579 tourists that visited during the same period last year.