Wednesday, 30. July 2014
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Austrians looking to book their summer holidays now have the option of flying directly to the Maldives after Austrian Airlines announced they are introducing flights to the country over the summer period.
The airline had previously only provided winter flights to the island nation in the Indian ocean but now they are introducing weekly flights between Vienna and Male, the capital of the Maldives.
Flights will be running from July 2014, taking off from the Austrian capital every Thursday and returning the next day.
The news follows the announcement made last week that Austrian Airlines will be opening up flights to the Iranian capital of Tehran from early March, following the "current stability" of the country. The Airline companies had suspended their flights to Iran in January 2013 citing "commercial reasons".
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