Air India Express will be Operating a Flight to the Maldives for the First Time on 25th June
Air India Express (AIE) will be operating a special flight to Male’ from Trichy on 25th June which would be the carriers very first flight service to the Maldives.
The flight was organized after a social media campaign showcasing an overwhelming demand of passengers wanting to return to India.
There are over 10,000 Tamil’s in the Maldives employed in islands and resorts in various jobs.
The flight to Male’ would be an only cargo flight and would be returning with passengers to Trichy. AIE has already received a booking of 16 tones of cargo to be airlifted to the Maldives.
Commercial flights from India were halted after the rise in COVID19 cases. Prior to that, Indigo, GoAir, and other operators were flying multiple flights to various cities in India on daily basis.