Emirates boosts services to Maldives and Seychelles ahead of holiday season

- A Monitor Desk Report Date: 10 March, 2021 | 1105 Views

Dubai: Emirates will increase services to popular holiday destinations, Maldives and Seychelles, ahead of the Easter break to meet the customer demand. Starting 28 March, the airline will offer customers 28 weekly flights to Male, and seven weekly flights to Mahe. 

Emirates currently offers customers 24 weekly flights to the Maldives, utilising a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Starting from 28 March until 18 April, the airline will ramp up services to 28 flights a week – offering customers enhanced connectivity to the popular Indian Ocean destination, via Dubai.                                               aviation news bd

All travellers to the Maldives, excluding Maldives citizens, must present a negative COVID‑19 PCR test result, conducted within 96 hours prior to departure. Travellers will have to complete the online Immigration and Health self‑declaration form within 24 hours prior to arrival.

Starting from 28 March until 30 October 2021, Emirates’ flights from Dubai to Mahe of Seychelles will increase from five times a week to seven times a week, utilising a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. 

The announcement from Emirates comes as the island-nation is set to re-open its borders for international travellers with no vaccination or quarantine requirements, starting 25 March. All travellers will still be required to present a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to departure. 

Emirates has safely restarted operations to more than 90 destinations within its global network. Emirates hub Dubai is now open remains for business and holiday travel.                           aviation news bd

Emirates presently operates 17 weekly flights from Dhaka. 

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