Travel During COVID 19

Learn about the safety recommendations and measures set in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while traveling with us

Traveling increases the chances of getting and spreading COVID-19. Therefore we advise everyone to be mindful while traveling and to take preventive measures to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Consider the following:

Before Your Flight

  • Avoid travel if you are feeling unwell and experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
  • All passengers are required to wear masks while at the airport and in-flight. We recommend you to bring your own masks to ensure the best fit.
  • Only passengers will be allowed to enter the airport terminal except for unaccompanied minors and passengers with reduced mobility requiring assistance.
  • Use our online check-in service to avoid queues and reduce interactions at the airport.
  • All international passengers traveling to and from the Maldives are required to submit the online Traveller Health Declaration within 24 hours prior to travel.
  • Install and use the contract tracing app “TraceEkee” when traveling.

Check-in and Boarding

  • All passengers and staff will undergo a temperature screening at the airport.
  • Check-in counters at our airports are fitted with protective screens.
  • Our staff will be equipped with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); masks and gloves.
  • Markings are placed on floors and seating areas to assist passengers maintain a safe distance from each other while at the airport.
  • Hand sanitizes are available at common areas of the airports.
  • Frequently touched surfaces at the airport such as seats, counters, lounges, handles, trolleys and baggage belts are regularly cleaned and disinfected.
  • For ease of movement, we recommend passengers to carry a small cabin baggage.
  • Passenger capacity in transfer vehicles are reduced to maintain physical distancing and vehicles are disinfected after every trip.
  • Passengers will be boarded to the aircraft in small groups to maintain physical distancing.

On Your Flight

  • Wear mask at all times throughout the flight except for eating and drinking.
  • Temperature screening is conducted for all our flight crew and cabin crew.
  • Our cabin crew would be equipped with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); masks, gloves and goggles/face shields.
  • Onboard services will be limited to minimize interactions.
  • We recommend passengers to limit your movements inside the aircraft to reduce contact.
  • Our Airbus aircraft are equipped with HEPA filters (High Efficiency Particulate Arrestors) which removes 99.9% of microbes and dust particles from the cabin air. The air is fully refreshed every two to three minutes.
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfection of all aircraft are carried out after each flight, using health authorities approved cleaning products. In addition, aircraft lavatories are disinfected during the flight.
  • If you feel ill during the flight, inform the cabin crew immediately and seek medical assistance.