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105422 26 Jul 2020

Fly Emirates and Enjoy a Relaxing Getaway in Maldives

The airline is offering UAE nationals and residents a chance to plan a quick getaway this summer.

Dubai, UAE: 25 July 2020 – Emirates is offering UAE nationals and residents a chance to plan a quick escape this summer to the idyllic islands of the Maldives. Book now and enjoy an unforgettable holiday at some of the world's most pristine beaches. With the gradual re-opening of borders, travel restrictions in Maldives have eased and passengers visiting the island nation will not be required to quarantine upon arrival, or provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Customers can now take advantage and start planning a safe and stress-free holiday with family and friends.

Economy Class passengers can enjoy fares starting from AED 3,625, Business Class passengers can enjoy fares starting from AED 8,925, and First Class passengers can enjoy fares starting from AED 20,245. The offer is valid for bookings made starting today until 10 August 2020, for travel until 31 May 2021.*

Travellers can also book with Emirates Holidays and enjoy a five-star holiday experience starting from AED 5,309 per person, including a 3 night hotel stay and airfare.

Visitors to Maldives will be awed by its white sandy beaches, crystal clear water, and luxurious resorts. Experience world-class spa retreats, delicious food and enjoy exploring breath-taking marine life in some of the world's best diving destinations.

Emirates currently offers customers five weekly flights to the Maldives, utilising a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Starting from 9th August, the airline will increase its services to six times a week to meet customer demand. Emirates flight EK656 departs Dubai at 02:30 am and arrives in Male at 07:40 am local time. The return flight, EK657, departs Male at 09:10 am and arrives in Dubai at 12:10 pm local time.

Health and safety first: Emirates has implemented a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the customer journey to ensure the safety of its customers and employees on the ground and in the air, including the distribution of complimentary hygiene kits containing masks, gloves, hand sanitiser and antibacterial wipes to all customers. For more information on these measures and the services available on each flight, visit:

Dubai residents can check the latest travel requirements at:

Emirates currently serves over 60 cities in its network, facilitating travel between the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific through a convenient connection in Dubai for customers across the world.

For more information, including how to book flights and a complete list of terms and conditions, visit, travel agent or through the local Emirates Sales Office.

*Terms and conditions apply


About Emirates:

The Emirates story started in 1985 when we launched operations with just two aircraft. Today, we fly the world’s biggest fleets of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s, offering our customers the comforts of the latest and most efficient wide-body aircraft in the skies.

We inspire travelers around the world with our growing network of worldwide destinations, industry leading inflight entertainment, regionally inspired cuisine, and world-class service.