Maldives Airports Company Ltd (MACL) offers attractive discounts to International Airlines operating at Velana International Airport.
According to a statement released by the company, MACL is set to offer a range of incentives to ease and assist the resumption of airlines, encouraging them to start its operations to produce a substantial inflow of tourists to boost up Maldives tourism.
The incentives offer a full waiver of airport charges to airlines resuming operations from 15 July to 31 August 2020, which is applicable from 15 July to 27 October 2020. For airlines resuming operations from 1 September to 27 October 2020, a 75% discount is offered, which is applicable from 1 September to 27 October 2020. In addition, a 50% discount is offered to airlines resuming operations or continuing from 28 October 2020 onwards, which is applicable from 28 October 2020 to 26 March 2021.
Head of MACL management, Mr. Moosa Solih said “Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak, the aviation industry is undergoing a massive impact that has crippled air transport activities to a staggering halt. Since air transport is an integral part of the operations and business of VIA, it is crucial to focus on resumption of flights as soon as possible.”