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Maldivian takes delivery of its first Airbus A320, will open new routes to India and Bangladesh


Maldivian (Island Aviation Services Ltd. dba) (Male) has announced it will launch new direct routes to Mumbai, Chennai and Dhaka in November as part of its regional expansion. The first Airbus A320, with 14 seats in the business class and 138 in the economy class will be flying these new routes.

The airline will operate three flights per week to Mumbai, Chennai and Dhaka. Flights to Mumbai will be on Wednesdays/Fridays/Sundays, while flights to Chennai will operate alternatively on Tuesdays/Thursdays/Saturdays.

The Maldives, a geological marvel nestled in the middle of the Indian Ocean, are made up of 1,190 coral islands that form an archipelago of 26 major atolls. Each of these atolls is fringed with abundance of exotic live corals and a rainbow of marine life.

Copyright Photo: Eurospot. On October 3, 2012 Maldivian added its first Airbus A320, the pictured former Iberia A320-214 EC-KHJ (msn 2347) now operating as 8Q-IAN.

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