- Nov 2020
- November 14, 2020
- November 27, 2020
After a two-year break of no flying, the Dubai based airline air service, the FlyDubai resumed its weekly services to the Maldives from 27 October onwards, giving global trotters from Dubai more access to the holiday destinations of the Maldives.
The airline officials have confirmed that it will operate flights four times a week to Velana International Airport in the capital city, Male'. This reinstating of this once-ceased FlyDubai is deemed to be the result of the fame of the Maldives as the leading Indian Ocean destination for luxury lovers and the low-cost service of the FlyDubai. Out of all the holiday destinations around the world, the Maldives is one the first few to open its airline boundaries for flights from any country and welcome tourists of all the nationalities earlier this summer for year-end celebrations like Christmas and New Year. No wonder FlyDubai again chose this route with great enthusiasm.
FlyDubai airline had previously flown its air shuttles to the Maldives during 2013 and 2018. With this new commencement, passengers can expect more packages at affordable prices from the airline. Now, with this new route to the archipelago, the airline boasts of a wide service to over 40 destinations across Central Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and India.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, said. '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.'
'We are pleased to restart our operations to the Maldives. This has always been a popular destination for our passengers in the UAE, GCC, and the Russian speaking markets who are seeking a beach holiday', said Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations (UAE, GCC, Africa, and the Indian Subcontinent) at flydubai.
FlyDubai's New Schedule To The Maldives!
Flydubai flight is now all set to manage service four times a week to Male’ on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Flight FZ 1569 departs from Terminal Three, Dubai International (DXB) at 10:35 AM, and the return flight FZ 1570 is scheduled to depart from Velana International Airport at 11:30 PM (local time).
With greater convenience, both economy and business-class fares are available now. As for the ticket price, a one-way flight to Male' from Dubai International in economy class shall cost you from Dh 1,595. Also, it shall only take you less than five hours to reach.
In effect, Maldives lovers from Dubai now can make use of these four weekly flights from FlyDubai and six weekly flights from Emirates to get to the Maldives. Thus the arrival rate of tourists from the Middle East is expected to be high this summer and afterward.
The Complimentary COVID Assistance From FlyDubai
By implementing some key assistance in regard to the Corona pandemic, FlyDubai Aviation really worths our attention. With a view to getting more passengers traveling with no worry and concerns over the pandemic, FlyDubai has already introduced a new Covid 19 Travel Coverage. As per the coverage, the passengers reserving flights between the dates 1st September and 30th November shall be entitled to having free global cover Covid-19 that includes health expenses and quarantine costs (if diagnosed with the disease) of the passenger.
Also, the air line's collaboration with various well-known health cares, the passengers shall have PCR testing at special rates if they present a passport copy or Emirates ID and valid booking confirmation. The whole journey shall be in a safe environment that will well ensure minimal contact between passengers themselves and with the crew.
Generally speaking, tourists are still required to fill an online health declaration 24 hours prior to arrival to the Maldives and present a negative PCR test result done 96 hours prior to reaching (it was not needed previously, but now updated).