Cheap Domestic Flights within the Maldives

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Book Cheap Domestic Flights within the Maldives

Use this guide to find out more about all the airlines that fly domestically amongst the Maldevian islands, as well as the airports that they fly to.

You can book flights with any of these airlines through Alternative Airlines — simply use the search form at the top of the page to begin your search.

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Domestic Maldivian Airlines

Maldivian Airlines

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Maldivian Airlines is the largest airline based in the Maldives. The airline operates a number of international flights to Asia. It also operates the largest network of flights amongst the Maldivian islands. The airline's primary base is Velana International Airport located on the island of Maamigili in Alif Dhaal Atoll.

Domestic destinations: Malé (Velana International Airport), Addu Atoll (Gan International Airport), Baa Atoll (Dharavandhoo Airport), Gaafu Alif Atoll (Kooddoo Airport), Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll (Kaadedhdhoo Airport), Gnaviyani Atoll (Fuvahmulah Airport), Haa Dhaalu Atoll (Hanimaadhoo International Airport), Kulhudhuffushi (Kulhudhuffushi Airport), Laamu Atoll (Kadhdhoo Airport), Raa Atoll (Ifuru Airport), Thaa Atoll (Thimarafushi Airport), Dhaalu Atoll (Dhaalu Airport), Shaviyani Atoll (Funadhoo Airport).


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Flyme is a small domestic Maldivian airline operated by Villa Air. The airline operates twin turboprop aircraft and has capacity between 48-74 passengers on its regular scheduled passenger flights. The airline’s primary hub is at Velana International Airport, located on the island of Maamigili in Alif Dhaal Atoll.

Domestic destinations: Maamigili (Villa International Airport Maamigili), Dharavandhoo (Dharavandhoo Airport), Malé (Velana International Airport), Hanimaadhoo (Hanimaadhoo International Airport) and Kadhdhoo (​​Kadhdhoo Airport).

Manta Air

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Manta Air is a Maldivian domestic airline. It is based at Dhaalu Airport on the island of Kudahuvadhoo. The airline uses a twin turboprop aircraft that has capacity for 64 passengers for its scheduled passenger flights between the Maldivian islands.

Domestic destinations: Dharavandhoo (Dharavandhoo Airport), Kudahuvadhoo (Dhaalu Airport), Maafaru (Maafaru International Airport) and Malé (Velana International Airport).

Domestic Airports within the Maldives

Below is a list of all the airports that offer scheduled flights amongst the Maldivian islands. Find out what domestic destination you can fly to from each island.

International Airports

Hanimaadhoo Hanimaadhoo International Airport HAQ Dharavandhoo, Ifuru, Malé
Maafaru Maafaru International Airport NMF Hanimaadhoo, Ifuru, Malé
Hulhulé (Malé) Velana International Airport MLE Dhaalu, Dharavandhoo, Maafaru, Dharavandhoo, Fuvahmulah, Gan, Hanimaadhoo, Hoarafushi, Kaadedhdhoo, Kadhdhoo, Kooddoo, Kulhudhuffushi, Thimarafushi,
Gan Gan International Airport GAN Kooddoo, Maavarulu, Fuvahmulah

Domestic Only Airports

Dharavandhoo Dharavandhoo Airport DRV Hanimaadhoo, Ifuru, Malé
Fuvahmulah Fuvahmulah Airport FVM Gan, Malé
Maavarulu Maavarulu Airport RUL Gan, Malé, Kaadedhdhoo, Kooddoo Airport
Kaadedhdhoo Kaadedhdhoo Airport KDM Fuvahmulah, Gan, Kadhdhoo, Malé
Kadhdhoo Kadhdhoo Airport KDO Dharavandhoo, Gan, Kaadedhdhoo, Kooddoo, Villa-Maamigili, Malé
Kooddoo Kooddoo Airport GKK Gan, Kadhdhoo, Malé
Kudahuvadhoo Dhaalu Airport DDD Malé
Maamigili Villa International Airport Maamigili VAM Dharavandhoo, Fuvahmulah, Gan, Hanimaadhoo, Kaadedhdhoo, Kadhdhoo, Kooddoo, Malé
Thimarafushi Thimarafushi Airport TMF Male
Kulhudhuffushi Kulhudhuffushi Airport HDK Dharavandhoo, Ifuru, Malé
Funadhoo Funadhoo Airport FND Malé
Hoarafushi Hoarafushi Airport HRF Malé
Ifuru Ifuru Airport IFU Kulhudhuffushi, Dharavandhoo, Hanimaadhoo, Maafaru

Flights Amongst the Maldivian Islands

What airlines fly amongst the Maldivian islands?

There are currently three airlines that operate scheduled passenger flights amongst the Maldivian islands. These airlines are: Maldivian Airlines, FlyMe and Manta Air. The airline that you book will likely depend on the route you want to take, because there may only be one or two airline options for that route. For Example, if you want to fly between Malé and Hoarafushi, it will be with Maldivian Airlines, as this is the only airline to operate this route. You can book flights with any of these airlines through Alternative Airlines.

Where can I book Maldives island flights?

Book flights amongst the Mandivian airlines with Alternative Airlines. We specialise in making it easy to book flights to remote locations. Book flights with any of the airlines that operate scheduled flights amongst the Mandivian islands. If you have any questions, our Customer Service team is always happy to help.

What is the flight schedule for domestic flights in the Maldives?

All of the airlines that fly amongst the Maldivian islands operate regular flight schedules. Our suggestion is to start by using the search form at the top of the page, by entering your departure and arrival airports or towns to see what flights are available. You can always enter alternative dates to compare flights or find flights if none are available for your first search.

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