Thailand-based low-cost airline Thai AirAsia is to begin direct flight operations between Thai capital Bangkok and Maldives starting July.
An official from the authority told local media that the low cost carrier will operate a daily service from Don Mueang International Airport in Thai capital Bangkok and the Maldives main Velana International Airport. An Airbus A-320 aircraft will be used for the service, he added.
Maldives civil aviation authority on Thursday issued the licence to Thai AirAsia to operate flights to the Maldives. With the addition of Thai AirAsia’s operations, the Male-Bangkok route will be serviced by three airlines, including the existing Maldives flagship carrier Maldivian and Bangkok Airways.
Thailand is a fast growing market to Maldives & main hub in asia for connecting flights for tourists.
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Source URL: Corporate Maldives