Trade Air flies to Maldives!
Trade Air as an airline specializing in charter flights usually operates to a number of destinations, this Christmas the plane will take off from Zagreb to the Maldives!
Trade Air, a private Croatian airline specializing in charter flights and ACMI, which has four aircraft in its fleet (3 A320 and 1 F100) will take off from Zagreb Airport to the Maldives this Christmas! Trade Air aircraft A320 (9A-BTI) was hired for the needs of a foreign client in the period from 25.12. to 05.01. for this long journey.
The plane will take off from Zagreb to Prague on Christmas, where the first passengers will board, and journey will then continue to Bratislava. According to the schedule, the plane will fly from Bratislava to Sharjah (United Arab Emirates), landing at Shariah is scheduled for technical stop.
The plane will then take off from Sharjah towards Male, the largest airport in the Maldives. Landing in the Maldives is expected on 26.12. in the afternoon (local time).
Trade Air will be the first Croatian airline to land in the Maldives!
Trade Air will disembark all passengers at Male Airport and make a ferry flight to Colombo Airport in Sri Lanka where the aircraft will be parked until the return flight. The flight from the Maldives to Sri Lanka takes just over an hour on average.
Return to Europe is scheduled for January 5th 2021. The plane will make a positioning from Colombo to the Maldives, pick up passengers and continue its journey to Bratislava and Prague. On the return flight, the company will make a technical stop in Bahrain and continue its journey to Europe. The landing of the Trade Air aircraft at Zagreb Airport is expected on Wednesday, January 6th, at night.
Given the number of airports involved and special restrictions that apply in air traffic due to global pandemic, we can only congratulate the entire Trade Air team on organizing this flight!
The newest aircraft in the fleet of this carrier, 9A-BTI (Airbus A320) is scheduled for this journey. 9A-BTI is less than 17 years old aircraft which can carry up to 180 passengers.