Maldivian Airlines Introduces Route to Colombo

MV+ News Desk | February 29, 2024
Photo: Alt Aircraft

Maldivian Airlines, the national carrier of the Maldives, has announced the launch of its service to Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka, starting April 25th, 2024. 

In a press release published today, Managing Director of Maldivian Ibrahim Iyas expressed enthusiasm for the commencement of operations to Colombo, stating, “We have eagerly awaited the opportunity to connect Colombo with the Maldives, facilitating both business and leisure travel. This expansion of our international network underscores our commitment to linking the Maldives with the global community. We extend our gratitude to all authorities and partners whose support has made this new route possible.”


Ticket bookings for the new Colombo route will commence on February 29th, 2024, through all of Maldivian’s sales channels, including the official website, mobile application, and ticketing offices.

Maldivian will operate two weekly flights to Colombo, departing every Thursday and Saturday.

The flight schedule for the Colombo route is as follows (all times are local):

RouteFlight No. DepartureArrivalAircraft
MLE – CMBQ2 – 94019:3521:35A320
CMB – MLEQ2 – 94122:3523:35A320

For more information and to book flights to Colombo, passengers are encouraged to visit Maldivian’s official website at