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Etihad Airlines and Maldivian Launch Strategic Interline Partnership

Etihad Airways has signed a strategic bilateral interline partnership with Maldivian, which enables access to 16 dream holiday destinations in the Maldives beyond Malé.

Etihad Airways and Maldivian Announce Exciting New Interline Partnership - Courtesy Etihad Airways

On Monday (December 18, 2023), Etihad Airlines announced the start if a new strategic interline partnership with Maldivian.  Under the agreement, Etihad customers will now enjoy seamless connectivity to 16 dream holiday destinations across the Maldives beyond Malé, including Dharavandhoo Island (DRV), Faresmathoda Airport (FMT), Funadhoo Airport (FND), Fuvahmulak Island Airport (FVM), Gan Island Airport (GAN), Kooddoo Island (GKK), Hanimaadhoo Island Airport (HAQ), Kulhudhuffushi Airport (HDK), Hoarafushi Airport (HRF), Kaadedhdhoo Island Airport (KDM), Kadhdhoo Island (KDO), Madivaru Airport (LMV), Maafaru International Airport (NMF), Maavarulu Airport (RUL), Thimarafushi Airport (TMF), and Ifuru (IFU).

In Monday’s announcement, Etihad’s Chief Revenue Officer, Arik De, said,

“This interline will elevate the overall customer experience across the entire journey.  Guests bound for the Maldives will enjoy the privilege of arriving at their popular holiday destinations with greater ease.  Facilitated by smooth connections from Malé, Etihad customers can easily transition to Maldivian’s services, reaching a wide range of domestic destinations to begin their idyllic island retreat.”

Also commenting on the new interline partnership, Maldivian’s General Manager – Commercial, Ibrahim Hamdhan Mohamed, added,

“In an effort to expand Maldivian’s reach globally, this interline partnership with Etihad Airways will open exciting opportunities for our valued customers to connect and travel seamlessly within our strong and growing route network of destinations across the Maldives.”

Starting January 1st, 2024, Etihad Airways will increase the frequency on their route between Abu Dhabi and Malé from 10 to 14 flights weekly.


Source: Etihad Airways


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