Gulf Air, the flag carrier of Bahrain unveiled plans to increase flight frequency to the Maldives due to the rise in demand.
The easing of restrictions in recent weeks has lead to a significant increase in tourist arrivals to the Maldives.
“The decision to increase our flights to Malé is a classic example of demand and supply. We witnessed a growing demand for travel to the Maldives, being a year-round destination and one that’s open for tourism.” - Waleed AlAlawi, Acting Chief Executive, Gulf Air
The airline will operate daily flights to Velana International Airport starting 15th August.
“Going daily with our flights is a fantastic feature for passengers to be able to depart or return on any day of the week depending on their calendars.” - Waleed AlAlawi, Acting Chief Executive, Gulf Air
During the summer season, Gulf Air was able to achieve up to 80% of pre-pandemic operational capacity.