flydubai launching flights to 24 destinations from July 7


flydubai flights to a total of 24 destinations can now be booked via the airline’s website, with more points around the world to be added to the schedule over the summer season.

The 24 destinations, subject to government approvals, include Addis Ababa (ADD), Alexandria (HBE), Almaty (ALA), Amman (AMM), Baku (GYD), Beirut (BEY), Belgrade (BEG), Bucharest (OTP), Dubrovnik (DBV), Esfahan (IFN), Juba (JUB), Kabul (KBL), Khartoum (KRT), Kiev (KBP), Krakow (KRK), Lar (LRR), Nur-Sultan (NQZ), Prague (PRG), Sarajevo (SJJ), Shiraz (SYZ), Sofia (SOF), Tbilisi (TBS), Tehran (IKA) and Yerevan (EVN).

Chief commercial officer, flydubai, Hamad Obaidalla commented on the news: “Flights are available for booking from today and will operate from July 7. We are initially planning to operate to 24 destinations and we will continuously add destinations and flight frequencies to the network and we expect this to increase to 66 destinations over the course of the summer. This, of course, will be dependent on countries being able to open up and accept international travel.”

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Obaidalla explained that services will commence in a safe and measured way, with the airline having redesigned the passenger journey to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

“We can now bring people together once again,” he said. “This, along with the clear and simple guidelines set out by the authorities means it’s the perfect time to return to the skies.”