Vistara, a joint venture of Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, on Saturday announced special, non-stop flights between the capital of the Republic of Maldives, Malé and Mumbai, India, starting March 3, 2021.
Vistara to connect Mumbai-Male
The airline will fly three times a week to Male under India’s travel bubble agreement with the Maldives. Vistara will deploy its Airbus A320neo aircraft with three-class cabin configuration on the routes, thus becoming the only airline to offer travellers the choice of Premium Economy in addition to Business and Economy cabins, on flights between India and the Maldives.
Introductory all-inclusive, round-trip fares are as follows:
|Rs 17,699||Rs 23,799||Rs 46,999|
Commenting on the launch of the new routes, Leslie Thng, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara, said, “Our new service to the Maldives will give travellers greater access to one of India’s most-preferred holiday destinations. We are delighted at the opportunity of taking India’s Best Airline to more places and offering the very best of air travel to people flying between India and the Maldives while maintaining the highest standards of safety and hygiene.”
Vistara emphasised that all tourist establishments in the Maldives have been regulated to ensure that they are in line with the COVID-19 safe tourism guidelines issued by the Maldivian Ministry of Tourism along with a certification program to uphold high standards of safety and hygiene.
SCHEDULE OF FLIGHTS TO/FROM MALÉ
|Sector||Flight No.||Days of Operation||Departure||Arrival|
|Mumbai – Malé||UK271||Wed, Sat, Sun||1345 Hrs||1600 Hrs|
|Malé – Mumbai||UK272||Wed, Sat, Sun||1700 Hrs||2015 Hrs|
|* All timings shown are in local time zones|
Vistara said it would accept all eligible customers meeting visa/entry requirements in both countries, as specified by the respective government bodies. Vistara strongly encourages its customers to fully understand these guidelines before making their bookings.
The airline is India’s highest-rated airline on Skytrax and Tripadvisor, and has also been the winner of several ‘Best Airline’ awards. In a short span of six years since starting operations, it has raised the bar for operations and service delivery in the Indian aviation industry by offering the world-class flying experience to travellers.