Velana Airport made this announcement:
Celebrating the grand reveal of BEOND’s First Aircraft!
Donning a striking livery, BEOND marks a milestone as they arrive home in the Maldives.
Note: The first aircraft is the pictured Airbus A319-111 registered as 8Q-FBA (msn 2119).
Photos: Velana Airport.
The airline made this announcement:
- The new airline unveiled its first aircraft in the unique Beond livery and perfectly appointed cabin with events in Malé and Dubai
- Passenger flights begins in November from Munich, Zurich and Riyadh
- New routes were announced to Milan and Dubai
A new airline took flight today, as Beond — the world’s first premium leisure airline — unveiled its sophisticated and unique aircraft livery. With events in Malé, Maldives attended by dignitaries, investors, supporters and employees, and at a global media event broadcast online and in-person in Dubai, the airline showcased its first aircraft, an Airbus A319 seating 44 passengers in a luxurious all lay-flat configuration.
Beond, the world’s first premium leisure airline takes delivery of first aircraft.
Beond’s inaugural flights are scheduled for November 2023, with the Riyadh inaugural departing November 9, the Munich inaugural departing November 15, and the Zurich inaugural departing November 17.
Between today and the scheduled service launch, early bird customers have chartered the aircraft to experience the Maldives. In addition, the airline announced new routes from Milan and Dubai, beginning in late March 2024.
Beond will fly a fleet of state-of-the-art Airbus A320-family aircraft in a unique luxury, lay-flat configuration, bringing passengers to Maldives from Europe, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. This first Beond aircraft will be on display at the Dubai Air Show in mid-November. Additional Airbus aircraft will join the Beond fleet in late 2023 and early 2024.