Arriving in Johannesburg

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Plan Your Johannesburg Holiday

Your love for African adventure will surely find fulfilment if you travel to Johannesburg. This journey is also your window of opportunity to explore the historical foundation of South Africa. Tours into the Apartheid Museum and the historic downtown Johannesburg buildings are set to pique your interest and leave you wanting to learn more. The Cradle of Mankind and the Gold Reef City excursion are a good chance to do just that.

The best time to travel to Johannesburg is the beginning of February just after the busy and crowded school holidays of December and January. You can immerse yourself in the greatest dance festival of the south, FNB Dance Umbrella also held around this time. Tickets to Johannesburg around this time; like every other time of the year, are easy to come by. Cheap hotels in Johannesburg are bountiful approaching the end of January; it is advisable you book for around this time to avoid the crowds. Visit Etihad’s Deals section to get the best flight deals to Johannesburg when you want to travel.

Flying from Male

Book your flights from Male with Etihad Airways to hundreds of other destinations all over the globe and travel in the style and comfort you can expect from Etihad.

Major Airports in Male

Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE) is the major airport in Male, located on Hulhulé Island. The airport has changed its name twice from Hulhulé Airport and later from Male Airport. It is the Maldives’ main airport and the only one with international flights.

The airport has multiple terminals and one of its most fascinating is the Seaplane Terminal which is mainly for inter-island trips. The airport has modern amenities and facilities such as Wi-Fi and various Internet stations for Internet access. Duty-free shops can be found in the departures area and you can also find souvenir shops in both the departure and transit lounges.

Airport Transportation in Male

If on Hulhulé Island, you can always catch a bus to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. Otherwise small boats known as dhoni are available for inter-island travel. Taxis are also available and because the island is small, a taxi to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport does not cost much. There is no available train to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport but you can also use a speed boat or ferry.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Male to Johannesburg on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Office in Maldives

Male, Maldives
Airline Office - Terminal PTO-9, Ibrahim Nasir, International Airport
+960 300 6764
Airport only - Operational hours 1330-2200hrs

Etihad Offices in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Four Commerce Square, 39 Rivonia Road (corner Helling)
Sandhurst, Sandton
P.O. Box 55598, Northlands 2116
0861-ETIHAD (within South Africa), +27-11-3439140 (from outside South Africa)
jnbtkt@etihad.ae
8:30am - 5pm (Mon to Fri) closed Sat,Sun & Public Holidays
Capetown
0861-384423 (Johannesburg)