Kochi/IBNS: India's private airline IndiGo commenced two weekly flights between India and Maldives under air bubble from Friday.
The first such arrangement in South-Asia was recently decided after the agreement between officials from both the governments.
IndiGo will operate flights on Kochi-Male-Kochi route twice a week, while adhering to all the precautionary measures, ensuring a safe and hassle-free travel experience on-board a lean clean flying machine.
William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, "We are pleased to resume connections between India and Maldives, starting with two weekly flights between Male and Kochi under Air Bubble. Male will be connected to various domestic destinations in India from Kochi, while providing safe and hassle-free flying experience on board a lean, clean flying machine.
"India is one of the key markets for inbound tourism for Maldives, while it receives a huge share of its medical tourists from Maldives. These flights will promote trade tourism and mobility, giving a boost to economic recovery in both the countries."