The country’s national airline, Maldivian is under preparations to commence scheduled direct flights to Funadhoo island in Shaviyani atoll.
Making the reveal via Twitter, Maldivian added that they are set to begin the operations on 3 February.
The Tweet further reads that one-way tickets have been priced at MVR 850.
On 24 January, a test flight landed at Funadhoo Airport, which is set to open its doors for services on 1 February.
According to the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation, three flights are scheduled to land every week when operations begin at Funadhoo Airport. The scheduled flights are expected to increase to three flights a day once March reaches an end.
The airport’s runway measures 1,200 meters in length and 30 meters in width and the airport also has a taxiway measuring 90 meters, alongside an apron measuring 150 by 50 meters.
The development project of Funadhoo Airport commenced during the term of former president Abdulla Yameen and it cost MVR 89 million.