The cheapest times to fly from FAY to MLE are

  • May 28th to July 15th
  • October 29th to May 13th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 16th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FAY to MLE is late January. Prices can be as high as $17250 for Saturday flights during late October, or as low as $2160 for Friday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Malé

Flying from Fayetteville, NC (FAY) to Male (MLE) will usually cost between $2554 to $13000 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $5998. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $13563. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $7564 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $11400 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAY to MLE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FAY to MLE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

FAY to MLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAY to MLE flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Fayetteville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.77, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MLE, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into FAY. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Malé, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Fayetteville. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3971 (33%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $4970. Return trip prices are from the MLE to FAY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FAY to MLE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 31 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FAY to MLE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FAY to MLE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (FAY > JFK > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1247
  • Average savings: $10153 (89.06%)

See FAY to JFK flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (FAY > MIA > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1267
  • Average savings: $10133 (88.89%)

See FAY to MIA flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (FAY > BOS > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1404
  • Average savings: $9997 (87.69%)

See FAY to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAY to MLE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, KLM, Korean Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Velana International Airport to Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9189 miles or 14788 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FAY to MLE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAY to MLE flight is about 17 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Fayetteville, NC and Male?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from FAY to MLE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFAY
Origination airport nameFayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport
CityFayetteville, NC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMLE
Destination airport nameVelana International Airport
Countrythe Maldives


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