First Flight of Thai AirAsia lands in Maldives…the Sunny Side of Life

BY: shamin, 11 Aug 2017



The first flight of Thai AirAsia lands in the Maldives today.The new route from Bangkok to Male’ was launched on 14June 2017 with a special promotional fair starting from USD99.

According to AirAsia,direct flights will be held daily from Bangkok to Male’. With the first flight of Thai AirAsia to Maldives will open doors for not only travelers looking for a luxury staybut will cater to all types of travelers since Maldives offers a wide variety of accommodations starting from guest houses to luxurious resorts.

This is a huge milestone achieved to the tourism industry of Maldives and AirAsia which will change the perspective of travelers which portrays Maldives as only a luxury destination.

Thailand is aemerging market market for Maldives with an increasing number of arrivals from the market in previous years. In 2016, 16,451 arrivals were recorded from Thailand which is an increase of 3.4 percent compared to the previous year. Looking to the latest arrival figures, by June this year Maldives have welcomed 9,276 which is an increase of 18.9 percent compared to the same period last year.



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