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Maldivian Announces Direct Flights Between Mumbai and Maafaru

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The national airline of the Maldives, Maldivian announced to commence direct flights from Mumbai to Maafaru from April 2021.

The national airline of the Maldives, Maldivian announced to commence direct flights from Mumbai to Maafaru. According to Maldivian, the airline will operate 3 weekly flights from Mumbai to Maafaru starting from April 2021.

Speculations started rising over the past few days on Maldivian’s new destination. The airline says that India is a lucrative market for the resorts and guesthouses in Noonu Atoll. Furthermore, India is also currently the leading source market to the Maldives in terms of tourist arrivals.

The national airline played a significant role during the pandemic – and our objective is to spread our wings further and to be able to assist our communities and the economy.

DMD of Maldivian said.

Maafaru International Airport located in Noonu Atoll officially opened on 1st December 2019. The airport lies close to two of the most luxurious resorts in the Maldives; Velaa Private Island and Soneva Jani.

The Maafaru International Airport was developed with USD 60 million funded by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD). The airport features a 2200 meter runway, taxiways, Apron with shoulder and Service roads. Maafaru can accommodate and provide all services to the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 aircraft.

Maafaru Airport’s runway is set to be further developed to accommodate Boing 777 twin-jet aircraft. Earlier reports suggest that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has approved funding for the project to be further developed.

Also read: Mohamed Mihad Appointed as the Managing Director of Maldivian

The national airline of the Maldives operates international flights and local domestic services. Moreover, Maldivian started its services with three aircraft; a Bombardier Dash 8 Q200; and a Dornier 228. The airline later commenced its international flights in 2008, with scheduled flights to Thiruvananthapuram, India.

Today, The nation’s carrier operates daily frequent flights to various airports within the country. In addition to that, Maldivian also provides seaplane transfers to resorts in the Maldives.

Feature image by Gan International Airport

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Easter at SAii Lagoon and Hard Rock: Festivities and Events

Easter is the perfect time to jet off for a memorable family holiday before the summer rush floods in.

This Easter is especially lined up of festivities and events at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton at CROSSROADS Maldives!

Kid-friendly, Teen Approved, Roxity Kids Club & Teen Spirit Club

Who says grown-ups get to have all the fun? This Easter, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives is bringing adult-free zone for kids to enjoy. Kids get to stat the day with the Bunny Dance Fitness session at the pool Deck. Groove to the rhythm and get energised for the day ahead!

Join the Sundown Ritual again the perfect tropical sunset and backdrop! Indulge in a Mexican dinner at The Elephant and The Butterfly, accompanies by live band performances, that will set the stage on fire. For the family-favourite, the resort is bringing back Easter Pool Party. It is a must try on the list, where you can make a splash and enjoy the beats of the Bunny DJ I-MAN. Little ones can enjoy with Roxity Mini Fun Fair, Easter Bunny Cookie Making, and the Roxity Easter Egg Hunting.

Thrill-seekers can join the Easter Limbo Challenger at the Pool Deck. You can also try out hand at the Bunny Silk Climbing Aerial Class at The Stage.

Koimala & Maalimi’s Junior Beach Club and Camp’s SAiissational Easter Line-Up

Celebrate this Easter with a touch of heartfelt Cham at SAii Lagoon Maldives. You can start you day with a snorkelling house reef tour. With this tour you can explore the vibrant underwater world of The Maldives. You can also join for Aqua Zumba and Water Polo at the Beach Club Pool. Unwind with a cocktail-making competition and pool volleyball. This activities are perfect for guests of all ages to enjoy some fun in the sun.

For the aspiring culinary artists, SAii Master Chef competition sets the perfect stage. Here aspiring chefs get to showcase their culinary skills and win fantastic awards. As the day winds dow, indulge in the Easter Dinner Buffet at Terra and Mar, offering a delightful dining experience with live music. With its relaxed atmosphere and genuine hospitality, Easter at SAii Lagoon Maldives promises a truly SAiiSational experience. Here, every moment is a chance to reach out to the blue and embrace the beauty of the island.

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