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flydubai adds five new cities to its Iranian network

In addition to Tehran and Mashhad, flydubai now connects Dubai to Ahwaz, Esfaha, Hamadan, Shiraz and Tabriz

Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of flights to Ahwaz, Hamadan, Esfahan, Shiraz and Tabriz in Iran. 

The announcement will see flydubai's Iranian network grow to seven points, adding to the launch of flights to Tehran and Mashhad in 2014. Flights to Shiraz, Esfahan and Ahwaz will commence on 8, 11 and 14 of March respectively. Hamadan and Tabriz will join the flydubai network on 16 March.

Flights to Shiraz, Esfahan and Ahwaz will commence on 8, 11 and 14 of March respectively. Hamadan and Tabriz will join the flydubai network on 16 March.

Commenting on the announcement, Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai, said: "We look forward to starting flights to these new destinations in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Six months ago, Tehran and Mashhad joined the flydubai network, and we have seen strong demand from travellers between these two cities and Dubai. The addition of flights to the five points increases our frequency to the Republic to 22 flights weekly, allowing more people to travel conveniently between UAE and Iran." 

flydubai's Business Class will be available to the five new destinations, offering passengers a more comfortable and personalised travel experience.

"We look forward to showcasing our product offering to passengers travelling to the seven Iranian cities. We are confident that passengers will enjoy our Business Class, award-winning In-Flight Entertainment and the ability to connect to our growing network or beyond, through the Dubai hub," said Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President Commercial (UAE, Middle East, Europe, and CIS), flydubai. 

Last year, flydubai launched 23 new destinations. The airline now operates more than 1,400 weekly flights to an expanding network of 94 destinations within a six-hour flying radius from Dubai. 57 points on the flydubai network were previously underserved with few or no direct flights from Dubai.

Flight Details:

Shiraz

Flights between Dubai International Terminal 2 and Shiraz International Airport start on 8 March 2015. flydubai operates FZ271/272 three times a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. 

Round trip fares 

Economy Class return fares from Dubai to Shiraz will start at AED690 including 20kg checked baggage, while Business Class return fares will start at AED3,000 and are inclusive of all taxes and 40kg checked baggage.

Esfahan

Flights between Dubai International Terminal 2 and Esfahan International Airport start on 11 March 2015. flydubai operates FZ259/260 three times a week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. 

Round trip fares 

Economy Class return fares from Dubai to Isfahan will start at AED800 including 20kg checked baggage, while Business Class return fares will start at AED3,050 and are inclusive of all taxes and 40kg checked baggage.

Ahwaz

Flights between Dubai International Terminal 2 and Ahwaz Airport start on 14 March 2015. flydubai operates FZ261/262 three times a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 

Round trip fares 

Economy Class return fares from Dubai to Ahwaz will start at AED800 including 20kg checked baggage, while Business Class return fares will start at AED3,050 and are inclusive of all taxes and 40kg checked baggage.

Hamadan

Flights between Dubai International Terminal 2 and Hamadan Airport start on 16 March 2015. flydubai operates FZ255/256 once a week on Monday. 

Economy Class return fares from Dubai to Ahwaz will start at AED800 including 20kg checked baggage, while Business Class return fares will start at AED3,050 and are inclusive of all taxes and 40kg checked baggage.

Tabriz

Flights between Dubai International Terminal 2 and Tabriz International Airport start on 16 March 2015. flydubai operates FZ249/250 four times a week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. 

Economy Class return fares from Dubai to Tabriz International Airport will start at AED1,400 including 20kg checked baggage, while Business Class return fares will start at AED3,300 and are inclusive of all taxes and 40kg checked baggage.

About flydubai

From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 90 destinations and over the next decade the airline will see its fleet grow by up to 237 aircraft. Since commencing operations in June 2009, flydubai has been committed to removing barriers to travel, creating free flows of trade and tourism and enhancing connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network.

flydubai has marked its journey with a number of milestones that represent the scale of the ambition planned for the airline:

  • An expanding network: Created a network of more than 90 destinations in 47 countries across Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Central and South-East Europe, the GCC and the Middle East, and the Indian Subcontinent.
  • Serving underserved markets: Opened up more than 71 new routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or were not served by a UAE national carrier from Dubai.
  • An efficient single fleet-type: Operates a single fleet-type of 59 aircraft including Boeing 737 MAX 8, MAX 9 and Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
  • Record-breaking orders: Placed the largest single-aisle aircraft orders in the region at the 2013 and 2017 editions of the Dubai Airshow.
  • Enhancing connectivity: Carried more than 70 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.

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