A reduction of fees incurred to airlines operating in and out of the country once the borders are opened has been announced by Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL).
Discounts categorized into three stages include reduction in fees for ground handling, navigation parking, etc would be applicable for all international airlines which use the country’s primary airport, Velana International Airport and is to continue till the 26th of March 2021.
Airlines operating from;
- July 15 to August – 100% discount
- September to October 27 – 75% discount
- October 28 to March 26 – 50% discount
The company says that these discounts would provide an incentive for airlines to operate to the country, and would increase the frequency of flights thus benefiting the badly hit tourism industry.