Mumbai, March 03, 2021: Witnessing a steady increase in passenger traffic from Mumbai to the Maldives, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) is expanding its existing reach to Male, by adding a new flight operated by Vistara, from March 3, 2021 onwards. Since the resurgence in air travel and ease in travel restrictions, Maldives has emerged as a preferred destination for passengers travelling from Mumbai. CSMIA has been working diligently to foster accessibility and profound connectivity to the destination while offering best-in-class facilities and services to the travellers.
Since the commencement of the air bubble arrangement with Maldives on August 13, 2020, CSMIA has seen a rise in passenger traffic catering to over 56000 passengers across an approximate total of 410 flights to and from CSMIA till date. During this period, the airport had catered to the region through Indigo and GoAir, wherein Indigo catered to the highest passenger traffic, over 32000 passengers from the airport. The increase in frequency to the destination through the addition of the new Vistara flight with effect from March 3, 2021 comes as a boon to travelers from and around Mumbai.
The ease in travel restrictions have made Maldives a preferred destination amongst leisure travelers. Through the added frequency between Mumbai and Maldives, CSMIA provides passengers with easy accessibility to the region even for a short weekend trip.
Keeping up with its operational excellence while continuously providing world-class services to the passengers, CSMIA continues to provide smooth and efficient operations at the airport. CSMIA’s efforts are focused continually on passenger-centricity whilst offering seamless experiences. The constant enhancement by CSMIA to provide best-in-class services and operations that translates into a smooth passengers’ journey to and from Mumbai, making it a desirable and enriching experience.