Malaysia-based low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia plans to reopen services to the tourist destination of the Maldives, in the Indian Ocean. The new 3X-weekly service will use an all economy, 180-seat Airbus A320  from late October. The carrier ceased flying to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, Male in the Maldives in February last year. The carrier cited challenging business conditions as the reason for the pull-back in less than a year of operating the route. “The decision to ...

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