Emirates has announced a new interline partnership with Maldivian, enabling its customers to access 16 destinations in the Maldives from Male.

From September 15, Emirates' customers can book travel to 16 points in the Maldives via Male' - Dharavandhoo Island, Faresmathoda, Funadhoo, Fuvahmulak Island Airport, Gan Island, Kooddoo Island, Hanimaadhoo Island, Kulhudhuffushi, Hoarafushi, Kaadedhdhoo Island, Kadhdhoo Island, Madivaru, Maafaru, Maavarulu , Thimarafushi, and Ifuru – under a single ticket.

Adnan Kazim, Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates said: “We are delighted to establish a partnership with Maldivian, to expand our reach into more points in the Maldives. By partnering with the Maldivian flag carrier, we are able to offer customers smooth connections when flying to a wide choice of islands within the country via Malé. By extending this added-value benefit, our customers from across the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Americas can plan their journey to the Maldives with the convenience of booking flights on a single ticket to reach their final destination.”

Ibrahim Hamdhan Mohamed, General Manager – Commercial, Maldivian added: “We are excited to embark on this journey with Emirates, a global aviation leader. This partnership would enable us to increase the visibility of our extensive domestic network and it aligns perfectly with our objective of providing seamless connectivity to travelers. Customers will be able to plan and book their entire journey directly through the airline with ease. As the national carrier we always strive to make Maldives more accessible to travelers from around the world and we believe the partnership with Emirates will strengthen our position as the leading airline in Maldives.”

The new partnership will add to Emirates' 29 codeshare, 11 intermodal, and 117 interline partners.

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