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Air Astana Starts Flight Operations to the Maldives

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The flag carrier of Kazakhstan, Air Astana has commenced flight operations to the Maldives on Saturday, 5th September 2020.

The flag carrier of Kazakhstan, Air Astana has started flight operations to the Maldives today, 5th September 2020. According to the Maldives Airports Company (MACL), the airline will operate 3 weekly flights to the holiday destination.

Air Astana will operate flights to the Maldives on Wednesday, and Saturday. Meanwhile, from 21st December 2020, the airline will start additional flights as well. Air Astana will use its Airbus 321LR aircraft for Maldives operations. But, Due to the high demand during seasonal holidays, from 16th December 2020 to 16 January 2021, the airline will operate flights using a wide-bodied Boeing 767 aircraft.

According to the Air Astana, fares start from US$677 in economy class and from US$2067 in business class.

326 tourists arrived in the Maldives from Kazakhstan last November. This is 24.4% higher than the tourists that arrived in the island nation from Kazakhstan in 2019.

Before the global COVID-19 pandemic, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan served 64 routes. The airline’s main hub is the Almaty International Airport. and its secondary hub is the Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport. Likewise, Air Astana runs both domestic and international operations.

Make your flight bookings with Air Astana HERE.

Several airlines have started flight operations to the Maldives since the country reopened its borders. Furthermore, Air Seychelles has also started flight operations to the Maldives today as well.

Also read: Maldives Records 35,759 Tourist Arrivals in November 2020

While the tourist arrivals to the Maldives are steadily growing, November 2020 tourist arrivals from specific markets broke November 2019 arrivals. Tourist arrivals from Egypt increased by 40% compared to November 2019. Meanwhile, arrivals from Russia have also increased by 5% this year.

Russia is the leading tourist source market since the Maldives reopened its borders. Meanwhile, India is the 2nd leading tourist source market. And since the Maldives reopened its borders, several celebrities from India have visited the Maldives as well.

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