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flydubai arrives in Kyiv

the flight is marking the start of scheduled services following the lifting of flight restrictions

Dubai-based airline flydubai landed in Kyiv’s Boryspil International Airport (KBP) on 08 July, marking the start of scheduled services following the lifting of flight restrictions that were implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

flydubai flight FZ 727 departed from Terminal 2, Dubai International (DXB) at 09:20 and landed in Kyiv’s Boryspil (KBP) at 14:10 where it was welcomed by officials from the airport. Onboard the aircraft were 12 Business Class passengers and 155 Economy Class passengers.

Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations for flydubai, said: “we would like to thank the authorities and members of the travel industry for their involvement in supporting the resumption of our scheduled flights to Kyiv. These combined efforts have enabled Kyiv to be one of the first destinations to open on our network and we look forward to bringing more passengers to Ukraine.”

flydubai’s passenger experience has been redesigned to enable travel in a safe environment that minimises crew and passenger contact, and every passenger will receive a complimentary snack or meal onboard. During a flight, air is exchanged in the cabin every two to three minutes and is sterile when it enters the cabin after passing through high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters. flydubai’s aircraft are disinfected every day with manufacturer-certified cleaning products.

From 07 July, Dubai is ready to receive visitors and has implemented stringent public health and safety measures to ensure that visitors feel safe when they arrive.

Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations for flydubai, added: “we have been hard at work to redesign our passenger journey in order to minimise the risk of transmission of COVID-19, and these efforts are to ensure that visitors feel safe when they arrive in Dubai. To realise the benefits of travel, flydubai is committed to offering passengers flexibility in their travel arrangements and we look forward to welcoming passengers onboard this summer.”

flydubai offers the flexibility to make a change to the date of travel, rebook to another flight or destination without any penalties.  Any differences in fare may apply and tickets are subject to flydubai’s terms and conditions.

flydubai flights are available to be booked on, initially to 24 destinations around its network.  Destinations and flight frequencies will continue to be added to the schedule over the summer. flydubai is operating to the following destinations, subject to government approvals:

Addis Ababa (ADD), Alexandria (HBE), Amman (AMM), Beirut (BEY), Belgrade (BEG), Bucharest (OTP), Dubrovnik (DBV), Juba (JUB), Kabul (KBL), Khartoum (KRT), Kiev (KBP), Krakow (KRK), Sarajevo (SJJ), Sofia (SOF), Tbilisi (TBS), Yerevan (EVN).

Flight bookings can be made on Passengers are required to make sure that they are up to date with the regulations from the IATA Travel Centre for their whole journey.

About flydubai

From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 125 destinations served by a fleet of 86 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:

An expanding network: Created a network of more than 125 destinations in 58 countries across Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Central and South-East Europe, the GCC and the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent, and South-East Asia.

Serving underserved markets: Opened more than 90 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 86 Boeing 737 aircraft and includes: 29 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800, 54 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 03 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.

Enhancing connectivity: Carried more than 100 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.


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