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flydubai offers passengers free global cover for COVID-19

Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced today that passengers booking with flydubai for travel between 01 September and 30 November 2020 will automatically receive free global cover for COVID-19. The new service covers passengers’ health expenses and quarantine costs if diagnosed with COVID-19 during their trip and is valid for 31 days from the time they take their first flight on th...

A comprehensive maintenance programme for the flydubai fleet

 flydubai’s grounded fleet has been undergoing a thorough scheduled maintenance programme following the announcement from the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to suspend all passenger operations until further notice. The airline has received the guidance issued by the manufacturer to all Next-Generati...

First in the Middle East - flydubai operates Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 Split Scimitar® Winglets

Dubai-based flydubai is the first operator in the Middle East of its latest Split Scimitar Winglet technology.  flydubai completed the first installation of the Split Scimitar Winglets on one of its Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft late last month at Joramco in Amman, Jordan.  flydubai intends to install the Split Scimitar Winglets on a majority of its Next-Generati...

flydubai passenger traffic between the UAE and its African routes grew by 108% since 2015

The Dubai-based carrier celebrates carrying more than 70 million passengers since its start of operations in 2009, more than five million of which were carried on its African routes; flydubai passenger traffic between the UAE and its African routes grew by 108% since 2015. 10 years ago, flydubai’s first flight took off from Dubai International bound for Beirut Rafic Hariri International A...

10 years of bringing people together - flydubai

The Dubai-based carrier reaches a new milestone and celebrates carrying more than 70 million passengers since its start of operations in 2009. 10 years ago flydubai’s first flight took off from Dubai International bound for Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, on 01 June 2009, marking the beginning of a new chapter in the history of aviation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)....

Tashkent is closer with Flydubai

flydubai becomes the first UAE-based airline to operate direct flights to Uzbekistan With the launch of five flights a week to Tashkent, flydubai will offer 33 weekly flights to seven points in Central Asia   The new destination will operate as a codeshare route with Emirates with a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft  Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of flights to Tashken...

Flydubai launches ‘Surf and drive’ offer to its passengers

This summer, Flydubai has launched a special ‘Surf and drive’ offer for its passengers to enjoy unlimited connectivity for only USD 08 per flight, and have the chance to win one of two new Toyota Rush SUVs.​ The promotion is available onflydubai all Flydubai WiFi enabled aircraft until 30 September 2018. To enter the draw, simply purchase a WiFi package on board a flydubai flight an...

flydubai marks first direct flight between Dubai and Sicily

flydubai, as part of its partnership with Emirates, offers greater frequency and easier access to Catania from Dubai and more than 200 global destinations A senior delegation from Dubai, including H.E. Liborio Stellino, the Ambassador of Italy in the UAE, Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations for flydubai, Thierry Aucoc, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations (Europe...