Malaysian budget airline, Air Asia International has announced plans start flight operations between Bangkok, Thailand and Male', Maldives.
This would be the first flights to operate out of Thailand branch since they reopened its borders after the peak of COVID-19.
Air Asia will be flying from Bangkok's Don Mueang Airport to Velana International Airport on Sundays and Wednesdays starting from 22 December. The airline has started ticket sales at a special price for the launch of the flight operations. Those getting tickets before 28 November can buy them for THB 1,990 or MVR 939 for one-way.
CEO of Air Asia Thailand, Santisuk Klongchaiya, said that they chose Maldives as the first destination to resume flights because Maldives was the strongest country to get back up after COVID and remains a popular destination.
“The Maldives is a high potential destination and the nation is fully open to tourists with its businesses ready to welcome visitors. " CEO Klongchaiya said.
Thailand reopened is borders on 1 November and Maldives can travel Thailand without having to quarantine.