GoAir who had recently announced commencement of its international operations, has launched its direct flight to Male out of Mumbai. The new international schedule introduces direct flights connecting Male to India – Mumbai and New Delhi.
Flight G8 023 was given a ceremonial flag off at 13:25 IST which departed from Mumbai on its maiden flight to Velana International Airport, Maldives. Passengers were pleasantly surprised with gifts and a personal reception by GoAir at the Mumbai airport. In sync with the aviation tradition to mark key milestones, the flight was greeted with a grand water cannon salute upon its arrival at the Male Airport followed by ribbon cutting ceremony.
GoAir’s international service is operated by Airbus A320 Neo aircraft and with immediate effect, it will mark the commencement of a direct service 02 times a week between New Delhi – Male – New Delhi sector and direct service of 03 times a week between Mumbai – Male – Mumbai sector.
Cornelis Vrieswijk, Chief Executive Officer, GoAir said, “We welcome Male as a part of our new global network. In light of the significant increase in outgoing tourism from India over the past few years, GoAir introduced a direct flight services from Mumbai and New Delhi to Male. It is a huge amendment in the books of GoAir and we hope to provide our customers with superior experience at the best yet affordable prices.”