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Air Asia Resumes Schedule Flights to The Maldives

3rd May 2022 – Air Asia-Malaysia has resumed scheduled flights to the Maldives, following the reopening of the Malaysian borders on May 1, 2022.

With 150 passengers, the first flight since the resumption landed at Velana International Airport on May 3, 2022. Two flights each week are scheduled between Malaysia and Velana International Airport. The weekly flights will be operated every Tuesday and Saturday.

Air Asia suspended their operations to the Maldives in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Air Asia is the largest airline in Malaysia by fleet size and destinations. The airline operated scheduled domestic and international flights to more than 165 destinations spanning 25 countries.

Air Asia has consistently been awarded Skytrax’s World’s Best Low-Cost Airline’ 2019, for 11 years in a row.