The National airlines of Spain, Iberia has started operations to the Maldives with flights between Madrid and Male' City.
This is the first time the Spanish airline have had flights to the Maldives and the country is also the only Indian Ocean destination Iberia is currently flying to.
Iberia's inaugural flight that landed at Velana International Airport yesterday brought 218 Spanish tourists to the Maldives.
Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) said that Iberia is using A330/200 and A300/300 planes for their flight operations to the Maldives with Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class seats.
The airline is set to have three flights a week on Mondo, Wednesdays and Fridays until 30 August 2021. And has said that the Maldives is an important summer destination to the airline.
Iberia’s Commercial, Network Development and Alliance Director, Maria Jesus Lopez Solas said that “the Maldives route represents Iberia’s first Indian Ocean destination, which happens to be one of the safest from COVID-19,”