Get your trip off to a flying start with Virgin Atlantic at Male Velana International Airport. From check in details to airport facilities for departures, to onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it covered.

Which terminal?

Male Velana is a small airport, with only one terminal.

Do I need a visa?

Check out our Visa information pages for every country that we fly to.

Visa information

Transfers to Male city

Ferry, speedboat and seaplane transfers to Male city and destination resorts are available from the airport.

When does my flight depart/arrive?

Unsure of your timings? It's best to be safe than sorry. Check your departure and arrival time with our handy Flight status tool.

Flight status

Online check in

You can check in online and pick your seat, but you will still need to check in at at the airport and receive a printed boarding card. You can not check in online and go straight to the gate. Digital boarding cards will not be accepted at security.

Check in online now

What time should I arrive at the airport?

Leave those last-minute airport dashes to the big screen! We recommend that you arrive at least three hours before your flight is due to leave. Upon arrival at Male Velana, you will need to join a queue for your bags to be screened for prohibited items before check in.

Counter check in and bag drop

There is no set area for Virgin Atlantic check-in. Please check the information displays once inside the Terminal. Check in starts from three hours before departure and closes one hour before departure.

Baggage allowance

Airport facilities

Male Airport has a range of shops and facilities to choose from.
Shops & facilities

Special assistance

Special assistance

Our special assistance team are on hand to help make your journey go smoothly.

Find out more about special assistance