AirFrance to increase flight operations to Maldives during winter

Air France has revealed it will increase its flight operations to Maldives during winter of this year.
The airline uses a variant of Boeing 777's 200ER in its flight operations to Maldives. The airline filed operational changes for its seasonal Maldives service for winter 2018/19 season, confirmed Air France.
From November 1, the two weekly Paris Male' flights will be operated by the new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, replacing 777-200ER and starting from December 10, the airline will introduce 3rd weekly rotation, operating on Mondays from Paris and Tuesdays from Male', according to Air France. Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft can accommodate 290 passengers.
Air France currently operates two weekly flights to Velana International Airport. Air France began operating direct flights to the Maldives in November 2017. France is an important source market for the Maldives tourism industry.
A total of 6,335 tourists arrived from France in January of this year. This is an increase of 30.1% compared to the same month of last year. In addition, 8,058 tourists from France arrived in February this year, which is an increase of 18.8% compared to the same month of last year.