Flyme has appointed Nijhawan Group as its GSA for India. The new representation is expected to bring added benefits to travellers from India to the Maldives. Flyme, operated by Villa Air Pvt Ltd is part of the Villa Group of Companies, is set to operate from Bengaluru, India to the Maldives starting from 26th September 2021.
Flyme provides air transport services to domestic and international airports serving both the local community as well as international passengers. As a privately owned airline, Flyme strives to provide safe, reliable and exceptional service to its passengers when travelling on the airline through innovative and efficient operations.
The operational traffic base airport of Flyme is Velana International Airport (VIA) with scheduled routes to Villa Airport Maamigili- Engineering Hub (VAM) and Dharavandhoo Airport (DRV). Flyme’s current fleet consists of two ATR 72-500, one ATR 42-500 and one ATR 72-600 (the Turbo Propeller with most seats here in the Maldives).
Speaking on the partnership, Priyanka Nijhawan, Director- Representations, Nijhawan Group said, “We are pleased to form this partnership with Flyme. India accelerated its growth to become the number one source market for the Maldives. This also created a gateway for better flight connectivity from India. We aim to invest our resources in customer experience, during pre-bookings, in-flight and on the ground as we look forward to promoting this across the Indian market.”
Abdulla Nashid, Managing Director, Flyme said “Maldives has risen in popularity with Indian travellers and with a GSA in the country, Flyme is gearing up to provide visitors with an opportunity to fly directly to the islands of the Maldives. With this partnership, we aim to position Flyme as a leading air transport provider for Maldives and support the economy of the country through developing a better aviation route.”