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IndiGo resumes Hyderabad-Male direct flights

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL), on August 22 has resumed direct flight service from Hyderabad to Malé, Maldives. An IndiGo aircraft took off from Hyderabad to Male, the Maldives amidst fanfare at the airport.

The flights will initially operate between Hyderabad and Malé three times a week from August 22 (Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday). The frequency will increase to four times a week from October 15 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday).

According to GHIAL (GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited) authorities, IndiGo has started this new route from Hyderabad. IndiGo flight 6E 8108 departed from GMR Hyderabad International Airport at 2.20 PM (IST) and arrived at Maldives’ Velana International Airport at 4.30 PM (IST). The return flight 6E 8107 from Malé will arrive in Hyderabad at 20.50 PM (IST).

Commenting on this, Pradeep Panicker, CEO, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd, said, “With the direct flight service connecting Hyderabad and Malé, travellers from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh can now enjoy the bright marine life with rich scenic splendors of the beaches of Maldives. The hassle-free travel experience will attract holiday goers, nature lovers and adventure junkies alike. This is an enticing vacation destination for vacation travelers from Hyderabad. Airlines have shown keen interest in adding new flight routes and connecting more exotic international destinations from the city of pearls.”

William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, “This new route will offer access to an unparalleled international holiday destination to travellers from south India. Maldives has always been a favourite amongst Indians, and more so after the pandemic. This new service will cater to the increased demand for international holiday travel demand from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. We are committed to providing an affordable, on-time, safe and hassle-free travel experience onboard our lean clean flying machine.”

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