SIMDI Group to Launch an All Premium Airline

SIMDI Group and ARABESQUE has launched the world’s first all premium luxury airline for leisure travel. The airline will fly nonstop from the Maldives to up to 60 destinations around the globe, including in Europe, Asia, Africa, and even Australia. The airline will fly Airbus A321 NEOs with just 68 fully flat business class seats, in a 2-2 configuration designed with spacious interiors and premium comfort seats.

The Maldives celebrates the 50th year of tourism in the Maldives this year. To mark this significant and historic landmark, SIMDI and ARABESQUE are embarking on doing their part to open a whole new world of luxury, opportunity, and class to the Hospitality and Travel industry in the country & the world as a whole.

For the past 25 years, SIMDI group has been bridging gaps in the commercial, travel & hospitality industry by providing world-class, high-quality products and services to the Maldives. ARABESQUE is a UAE based Investment company founded by experienced aviation professionals, all of whom have held top management positions at top-tier airlines such as Lufthansa, Qatar, and more.

“We are proud to launch the world’s first luxury leisure airline here in the Maldives. We are working closely with the authorities to launch the airline the soonest and to many new destinations. The management of the airlines would like to convey the deepest gratitude and thanks to the government of Maldives and the relevant authorities for the support we have received so far.”, says Tero Taskila, CEO of the airline

“Now, with the first all-premium class airline from the Maldives, we are looking to grow to up to 60 nonstop destinations around the world”, says Mishal Ibrahim Mohamed Didi, Managing Director of SIMDI Group.

“We are very excited that BEOND, as a new airline, chose to be based in the Maldives. As a Maldives bases carrier, the airline will provide more direct flights to and from Maldives, making travel to the Maldives even easier and more accessible. The BEOND team has shared a vision which we are excited to be a part of” commented Economic Minister Fayyaz

The new luxury airline will offer its guests the most desirable destinations while providing a highly tailored, uncompromising travel experience.  SIMDI Group and ARABESQUE bring affordable luxury travel with an ultimate private jet-like experience and the utmost comfort for direct long-haul flights.

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