Lufthansa returns back to the Maldives with two weekly flights to the idyllic destination.
The airline operated its first scheduled passenger flight to the Maldives today after four months since Maldives’ borders closed in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
As per the announcement made by the country’s main Velana International Airport, starting October 28, Lufthansa will be operating two flights on a weekly basis to the Maldives during this winter season. The flights from Frankfurt to Malé as well as Mombasa and Zanzibar are offered by the Lufthansa core brand. These flights can be booked via lufthansa.com.
Lufthansa's goal is to actively shape the future of tourism. This was a strategic focus even before the coronavirus pandemic. Since the beginning of July 2019, Lufthansa has been offering numerous additional tourist destinations.
“The demand for vacation and leisure trips is recovering much faster than that for business trips. With Lufthansa, we already have a great and longstanding deal of expertise in tourist offers and we are now resolutely expanding this as part of our strategy," said Harry Hohmeister, member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG.
The airlines in the Lufthansa Group have introduced extensive hygiene measures on board and on the ground. They are also in close contact with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and national authorities to promote the ongoing development and harmonization of health standards in air transport during the corona pandemic.
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