Singapore Airlines to launch 'Dreamliner' service to Maldives

Singapore Airlines' largest and most spacious plane 'Dreamliner' aircraft will soon begin operations to Maldives.

Aviation websites report that the Singapore Airlines Dreamliner flight 787-10 will commence operation to Maldives in September, during the 'high' season in tourist arrivals to Maldives.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih during his recent state visit to Singapore signed an open skies agreement with Singapore, which made the new route possible.

Senior Minister of State for Transport of Singapore Lam Pin Min stated that the agreement underscores the strong bilateral ties between Maldives and Singapore and it will enable greater movement of people and goods between the two countries to benefit both countries economies.

Dreamliner flight consists of 30 business class cabins. Business class passengers can book their meal before boarding. The flight's 'book the cook' service enables passengers to books their desired meal prior to boarding the flight.

Dreamliner, consisting of three classes of seats, can carry 335 passengers.

Singapore airlines started operating to the Maldives in 1984. Currently, Singapore's low-cost carriers Scoot and Silk Air fly are already in operation to Maldives.