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Flydubai resumes Maldives flights due to ‘popular demand’

Flydubai will resume flights to Malé, the capital of Maldives, from October 27 onwards. Image Credit: flydubai

Dubai: Flydubai will resume flights to Malé, the capital of Maldives, from October 27 onwards. The island nation, which became open to tourists earlier this summer, has become a popular holiday destination for UAE travellers during the pandemic.

This brings the number of destinations flydubai operates to 40 across its network in Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East, the budget carrier said in a statement.

Flights will operate four times a week to Malé on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Flight FZ 1569 will depart from Terminal 3, Dubai International (DXB) at 10:35 and the return flight FZ 1570 will depart from Maldives’ Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE) at 23:30 (local time).

“We continue to see signs of recovery as more countries start to lift restrictions on international travel. Working together, all the stakeholders in the travel industry have a role to play to safeguard travel in this new environment enabling more people to travel confidently,” said Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai. “We remain agile in our operations and committed to gradually adding more flights to further support the flow of trade and tourism around the region as we look ahead to this new way of travel in the months to come,” he added.

The carrier has been steadily increasing its operations since July and continues to operate all-cargo flights and repatriation flights in addition to its published schedule.

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