GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) has recommenced direct flight service from Hyderabad to Malé, Maldives. The flight operations are being carried out by Indigo on this route.

Initially, the flights will operate between GHIAL and Malé three times a week (Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday). The frequency will increase to four times a week from October 15 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday).

Pradeep Panicker, CEO, GMR Hyderabad International Airport said:

“With the direct flight service connecting Hyderabad and Malé, travellers from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh can now enjoy the bright marine life with rich scenic splendors of the beaches of Maldives. The hassle-free travel experience will attract holiday goers, nature lovers, and adventure junkies alike.

“This is an enticing vacation destination for vacation travellers from Hyderabad. Airlines have shown keen interest in adding new flight routes and connecting more exotic international destinations from the city of pearls.”

William Boulter, chief commercial officer, Indigo said:

“This new route will offer access to an unparalleled international holiday destination to travellers from south India. The Maldives has always been a favourite amongst Indians, and more so after the pandemic.

“This new service will cater to the increased demand for international holiday travel demand from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. We are committed to providing an affordable, on-time, safe, and hassle-free travel experience onboard our lean clean flying machine.”,