Vistara Airlines to launch Direct Flights Between Mumbai-Maldives Starting 3rd March
Vistara recently announced the launch of special, non-stop flights between Male’, Maldives and Mumbai, India which will commence early March.
Starting on 3rd March 2021, Vistara Airlines will fly three times a week to Male’ city. The airline will deploy Airbus A320neo aircraft with three-class cabin configuration on the routes. Vistara airline will become the only airline to offer travelers the choice of Premium Economy in addition to Business and Economy cabins on flights between India and the Maldives.
Travelers are able to make bookings through various channels, such as Vistara’s website, mobile app, and through travel agents.
Commenting on the newly launched service, Chief Executive Officer Leslie Thng stated, “Our new service to the Maldives will give travelers greater access to one of India’s most-preferred holiday destinations. We are delighted at the opportunity of taking India’s Best Airline to more places and offering the very best of air travel to people flying between India and the Maldives while maintaining the highest standards of safety and hygiene.”
Maldives and India established the first Air Bubble in South Asia in August 2020. Tourists are able to travel straight to their respective resort in absence of quarantine restrictions as a result of the safe corridor provided by the local authorities.
In addition, India was the top source market for tourism in the Maldives last year. Statistics published by the Tourism Ministry revealed that Indian tourists made up 11.3% of total tourist arrivals to the Maldives in 2020.