Maldives airline targets China outbound - TTG Asia - Leader in Hotel, Airlines, Tourism and Travel Trade News
 
Monday . April 24 . 2017
         
Follow TTG Asia on Twitter
TTG ASIA this week
TTG Asia ASEAN 50th Anniversary Special Supplement
TTG Asia Luxury
 
Share |
Maldives airline targets China outbound
Feizal Samath, Colombo, July 27, 2011
 

MEGA Maldives, the country’s sole international carrier, recently launched non-stop Beijing-Male flights, adding to scheduled Shanghai and Hong Kong services.

 

The airline, focusing on the lucrative China outbound market, began operations earlier this year, with flights to Hong Kong and then Shanghai.

 

The carrier operates a total of 18 flights a month, with six flights to each of the three Chinese destinations.

 

According to Muzaffar Naeem, Mega Maldives’ spokesperson, flights on all three routes are fully booked (over 90 per cent load factor) until September.

 

He said additional frequencies were being planned for September and October, while a fourth route to Seoul is scheduled to launch in September through the lease of a second aircraft.

 

Mega Maldives operates a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with a 12 business-class and 252 economy-class seat configuration.

Print Top Stories
 
 
Editor's pick >
   
Perak's budding tourism ambitions

by S Puvaneswary

Finding a balance with alternatives

by Feizal Samath

Making it home sweet home

by TTG Asia reporters

Preserving for posterity

by Rachel AJ Lee

Paying the price at national parks

by Siriarpa Kamjan

 

 

>