Three Chinese Airlines to restart flights to the Maldives

04 Jan 2023 | 05:12
All Chinese airlines, Source: Air China

Three Chinese Airlines have announced plans to restart flights to the Maldives. 

The Maldives Airports Company Limited has revealed China Eastern Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines and Beijing Capital Airlines have announced plans to restart flights once again. The airport company also stated that Hong Kong Airlines have already acquired flight slots starting from the 1st till the end of March. 

According to the airlines, the flights are set to operate as follows:

Beijing Capital Airlines

Duration: From 18th January to 22nd February, 4 flights

Route: Beijing Daxing International Airport to Velana International Airport

Aircraft and capacity: Operating Airbus A330-300 aircraft with a capacity of 306 passengers.

China Eastern Airlines

Duration: 28th January till 25th March 2023

Route: The airline will operate weekly once on Saturday From Shanghai Pudong International Airport to VIA

Aircraft and Capacity: Operating A330- 200 – with a capacity of 232 passengers

Hong Kong Airlines

Duration: Slot is given to fly from 1st Jan to 23rd March 2023

Route: The airline will operate weekly three flights From Hong kong international Airport to VIA.

Aircraft and Capacity: Operating A330-300 Aircraft with a capacity of 292

Before the pandemic, the following three airlines are the top-performing airlines with thousands of passengers flying from the three carriers. 

Furthermore, China is considered to be one of the top key sources of markets for the Maldives.