BEOND’s Management Issues Statement Clarifying Status In The Maldives
Debates sparked on social media yesterday as BEOND’s CEO Mr. Tero Taskila discussed the carrier's status as the National Carrier in the Maldives in an interview with Mr. Richard Quest in the Quest Means Business program.
BEOND’s management today has issued a statement apologizing for the inaccurate terms used in the interview. The carrier has stated that BEOND has not been granted such status and no such discussion has occurred with any authority in the Maldives.
BEOND further stated the carrier is working in full cooperation with the government, tourism industry, concerned authorities, and all the airlines in the Maldives to improve tourism for the greater betterment of the Maldivian economy.
Gearing up for launch later in 2023 BEOND has opened head office in Male' and hired multiple employees for positions based in the Maldives and the UAE. CEO Mr. Tero Taskila has mentioned earlier that the carrier will offer over 200 jobs here in the Maldives within just the first year of operation.
A cabin crew open day was organized in April with a second open day for both cabin crews and pilots to be organized in June here in the Maldives. Another cabin crew open day will be organized in Thailand on 31st May.
Upon launch, the carrier will hold a unique position in the aviation market offering exceptional all-premium seating arrangements with 68 fully lie-flat seats equipped with cutting-edge technology and luxurious materials in their fleet of A320 family aircraft.
With the first aircraft expected to be delivered by July BEOND eyes operating globally to over 60 destinations from its first base here in the Maldives.