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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.

Feature image by Air Astana
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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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